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FOR SALE Jersey Dairy Herd, dairy outfit, wagons, horses, farm tools, surrey, household goods, purchaser can rent ranch, J200 a year.. Plenty feed. Sells $150 better per month. Pasco. 110 X. Center st. FOR SALE A No. 1 Ranch, 40 acres alfalfa, Maricopa water, fenced in fiye. acre fields. Good house, well. E. E. loan and insurance. 110 N. BEPBBLICAN 8 Center St.- FOURTEENTH YEAR. lO 1AGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 17, 1904. 10 PAGES VOL,. XIV. NO. 5 OS THE A PEACEFUL WAR A Day of No Hostile De velopments in Far Oast MOVEMENTS ON LAND The Russians Massing North of the Yal River The Great Armies of the Japanese A Quiet Bordering on Ennui at Fort Arthur. Tin Kow. March 16 A creditable native arrived here today bringing a rcDort as late as March 12 from Hons Huang Chans to the effect that the main body of the concentrated Russian forces had crossed the Valu. leaving small bodies of troops at Antung and other points to guard the river. Th continued attacks of the Japan ese have compelled the steady evacua tion of the I-iao Lung peninsula. The l ist bombardment of Port Arthur ren dered every part of the fortress of Port Arthur unsafe. Residents assert that fragments of' the Japanese shells fell every where and that omc rail road coaches and buildinss were de stroyed, though most of the damage on. the shore was unimportant. foreigners choosing to remain in the interior must now sisn an agreement restricting their movements and stipu lating that a special pass is necessary when leaving their bounds. RUSSIA'S MAIN ADVANCE. London. March 1?. No further, news of the progress of hostilities in the far east has been received here. Much inter st is manifested in the report that the Russian main advance is crossing the Yalu. but this is not yet confirmed, and. according to the Daily Chronicle's Ping Yang correspondent, i.Il the Russian troops have 'eft North Korea. 20.0AO of them being concen trated at Kulion Cheng, north Of the Yalu river in Manchuria. LONG WAR CONTEMPLATED. The Baltic Fleet Will Not Sail Until July. Paris. March 16. The Tokio co-respondent of the Matin sends this in formation, which he says comes from rt-liable authority, concerning the Ja panese military situation up to March 10th: "The first army of 70,000 troops, un der General Kuroki, occupies northern Korea. The brigade landed at G.n Sun forms rartof a second army of similar strength. The mobilization ti the latter has been completed, and the troops will sail shortly for an un known destination." The Echo de Paris publishes a des patch from its St. Petersburg corre spondent, which says that the idea of i the Russian Baltic squadron going to j the far east by the northeast passage j has been given up .is too risky. The ileet will probably start in July and g3 by way of the Caoe of Good Hope. A RECOGNIZED FOE. Russia Serves Notice of Her Course Toward Korea. Seotrl. March 16 The Korean super intendent of trade at Kyong Hung, on the Tumen river, has received a note from the general in command at Vladivostok, saying th-.it since Korea has joined Japan, Russia considers OSTRICH FARM Capital Addition NOW OPEN. Fifty Gigantic Ostriches, beautiful display of Ostrich boas, plumes, fans, etc., at Producers' prices. West end of Washington street car line. 2E2 , Choice Piece of Land with Tempe Water, five miles south of Tempe all in alfalfa, fenced and crossfenced. In a fine neighborhood and near good school. Offered at the exceptionally low fig ure of $52.50 per acre. DWIGOT B. HEARD Center and Adams Street. MEN'S Suits Cleaned, Pressed and Repaired Prompt WorK. Right Prices. STAR DYE WORKS. 23 S. First Ave. Phon Red 533. Korea as a belligerent and will act ac cordingly. Two thousand Korean troops now at Seoul will be sent to the north next week. The Japanese have ascertained defi nitely that a strong force of Russian field artillery is on the north bank of the Yalu liver and that earthworks have been thrown up.' Advices from Chen Ju. a town north west of Anju, say that the people are in a state of panic, owing to the treat ment of women and the seizing of grain bv the Russians. THE CZAR'S ADDRESS. He Reiterates that Japan Is the Of fending Belligerent. St. Petersburg. March 16. The em peror, today, receiving the German at tachees L.arnenstein and Teatta. who are to leave for the front March 18, said: Gentlemen, all Europe now realizes that Russia tried to avoid the war and to obtain a peaceful settle ment. Many of the powers strove also to attain this end. but Japan forced the- war, infringing upon all interna tional law. Gentlemen, you will be .vble in the far east to see how Russia observes humane conduct during the war." JAPANESE FINANCES. Tokio. March 1G. The cabinet, after a conference of the elder statesmen and other political leaders, decided to submit proposals for an extension cf the tobacco monopoly and the salt mo nopoly to a special diet convening on Friday next. The cabinet also decided to suggest a miscellaneous increase of taxes and duties amounting to C8.000.000 yen. The exnenditure on account of the war from April to next December is esti mated at 3SO.000.000 yen beside the spe cial war reserve of 400.000,000 yen ex checuer bonds. 68.000.000 war taxes, 70, 000.000 by the ordinary annual receints and 25,000.000 yen from a special fund. AT JAPANESE REQUEST. Seoul, March 16. The emperor in tends to leave his Dalace to return to Kvunbok. his calace in the outskirts of the city. The present palace is sit i uated in the midst of the foreign le- . gations. The removal doubtless is more satisfactory to the Japanese gov ernment. QUIET AT PORT ARTHUR. Port Arthur. March 16. Everything is Quiet here: no sign of the enemy. A SPY SHOT. St. Petersburg. March 16. Captain Ivkcv. of the Manchurian commissarat service, has been summarily court martialed and shot, for acting as a spy in the pay of the Japanese. A document found in his possession r-iovcd the charge. ANOTHER BUNCH CAUGHT. New York." March 16."-r-R.uBian sources report the capture on March 13 of eighteen Japanese spies dressed ps Chinese laborers in the village of Wanglin, cables the Herald corresDcn dent at Chefoo. It is supposed these men landed from the fleet during the nttack on Thursday. The men were removed to Mukden under the vice roy's orders. JAPS' SHIPS CRIPPLED. Port Arthur. March 16. A passenger on the steamer Argun, captured by the Japanese, who returned here yes terday, declares that he saw two damaged warships towed into Naga saki on February 26th. one being the Asuma and the other a cruiser. o MILWAUKEE CROOKEDNESS. The Wholesale Arrests of Former Ct Officials. Milwaukee, Wis., March 16. Several arrests were made today on warrants coverins: indictments ret-irned by the errand jury last evenings Among those arrested and the charges are as fol lows: Ruilding Inspector Marshall Dunn, bribery; Former Alderman Charles Cook, bribery; Alderman Wil liam Murphy, bribery: Supervisor Wil liam Sutton, bribery: Former Court Clerk Olis Hare and Frank Keogh, printer, conspiracy to defraud the county: Frank Himelstein, deputy tax commissioner, conspiracy. HE WAS. SHAKEN UP. Death of a Pueblo Man While Shaking Uo an Arc Licjht. Pueblo. Colo.. March 16. While on his way to a prayer meeting. ,F. A. Alsin. an expressman, attempted to shake up a street arc light with the result that he was electrocuted on the hoot. He seized the wire rope by which the street light was held, but In some manner this had become cross ed with a live wire. Alsin lived at 1313 Orman avenue and leaves a wife and two sisters, the latter living in Denver. UNDECORATED PALACES. Vienna. March 16. The palaces of Kmporor Francis Joseph and Arch duchess Clothilde at Budapest were otonod yesterday evening, the result the windows being broken, because th buildings were not decorated in honor of the anniversary of the revolution of 1348. o UN DRINKABLE ALCOHOL. Fortune Awaits the Man Whe Mke It. Can Washington. March 16. The im perial Russian minister of finance has offered a prize of 50.000 rubles ($25. 75C) to the person or rersons who will 'nvent some way of making alcohol un drinkable. reports B. H. Warner. Jr consul af Leipsic, Germany . RUSSIAN STUDENTS FIRED. Berlin. March 16. Thirty Russian students, several of them women, re ceived notice by the police of expulsion in consequence of participating In a meeting to protest against the govern ment permitting Russian agents to watch Russian residents in Germany, COUTH AFRICAN OUTRAGES. Some of the Sights Assailing the Eyes af German Soldiers. Berlin, March 1G. Letters from Ger man South Africa have arrived here giving details of the ghastly treatment of German settlers, 113 of whom wero killed outright or tortured to Ueath in the district of Okahandja alone. Women outraged and disemboweled and with pieces of their bodies nailed to the doors of houses and bodies mutilated and left to die slowly, were frequent spectacles. The expeditionary 'olumns on coming in sight of a far mer's house would see the heads of its occupants fastened to the roof. o THE DEWEY TRIAL. The Famous Case Will Go to the Jury Tomorrow. Norton. Kas., March 16. The taking of testimony in the trial of Chauncey j Dewey and his cowboys closed this afternoon and the judge presented the Instructions to the jury. The arguments, it was agreed, should over two days, and it is believed the case will be given to the jury late on I "nrtay. A BID FOR IMMIGRATION. St. Paul. March 16. Land dealers from ten states met in St. Paul today , rind organized the American Immigra- j tion Association of the Northwest, which will devote its energies to ob taining for prospective settlers in northwestern states the same favorable opportunities and inducements which are offered to settlers in southwestern fields. ' CHINA IS BUYING ARMS A Business Transaction in Violation of the FeKin Treaty. Washington. March 16. B. II. War ner, the American consul at Leipsic, Germany, writes to the state depart ment that an Austrian company has just received an order for so large a number of small arms for th Chinese government that it will take the com pany several years to fill the order even with additional forces of men to whom it has given employment. The fact iixk attracted attention here because it was "provided in the treaty of Pekin. which closed the boxer trou bles that for a term of years the im portation of arms into China should ie stopped absolutely. o EXILES FROM TELLURIDE The Expatriated Will Complain to Governor Peabody Today. Denver, March 16. The delegation of deported miners from Telluride ar rived here today and held a conference With officials of the Western Federa tion of Miners. The meeting was in ocret. and nothing was given out con cerning the discussions. It Is reported that the matter of deportation of the union men from Telluride will be brought officially to the attention of Governor Peabody tomorrow. Just what action will be asked of the itovernor, however, cannot be learned lonight. A. H. Floaten, president of senate committee on foreign relations the People's Supply company of Tel- 1,88 authorized Senator Foraker to luride, who was forced to leave there make a favorable report on the nieas ftlorg with the union miners, was one : u, e- The bill, as originally introduced, of the arrivals here. He was wearing wa9 Practically the same as had been the same clothing he wore when h presented In the house of re presj.it a- was compelled to leave his home, and the bloody condition of his garments testified to his encounter with the mob. His head was heavily bandaged to con c.eal the cuts and bruisea made by a "evolver In the hands of a member of he mob. Dispatches from Telluride seals in the open waters of the r.oith tonight say that two more unioni men j Pacific ocean and Behring sea, pursu wers ordereS to leave town hv tomor- ' ant to the treatv articles vf n.vrrl nf row noon. After consulting with their attorneys they : decided to obey the edict. This is the only change in the conditions there. o PARKHURST THE LIBELER Judgment Rendered Ag'ainst Him for $24,000. Boston, Mass., March 16. A superior court jury today returned a verdict in favor cf Rev. Dr. EL A. Schell of Chi cago, formerly general secretary of the; Epworth League, in his suit for libel against Dr. Charles Parkhurst, editor, and the Boston Weslevan association, publishers of Zion's Herald. The jury Gxed the damages at $24,000. The suit arose over the statements printed in Zion's Herald in 1899 re garding the publication by Dr. Schell. in collaboration with E. O. Excell a composer of Chicago, of a sacred song book for the use of the Epworth League. The alleged libel was contain ed in statements that Dr. Schell was dishonest and had utilized his status in the church for his personal gain. COLONIAL PROBLEMS. Analo-French Discussion Proceeding in Friendliness. Paris, March 16. The London cor respondent of the Figaro says that the discussion of the friendly settlement of colonial ouestions has been carrisd on practically continuously in Paris and London since President Loubet's visit to Ensland. Great Britain's insistence in includ ing Egypt caused some difficulty at first but it is certain now that the two governments are animated by a determination to reach a friendly set tlement of all differences. WEATHER TODAY. Washington. March 16. Forecast: New Mexico and Arizona: Fair Thurs day and Friday. IA DARK TINGE Given to the Post Office Bill Discussion THE NEGRO QUESTION Raised by a Mississippi Member Who Contends That the Lynching Mobs of the South Are More Gentle Than Those of the North. Washington, Aiarcn it. in me nouse today during the discussion of the postoffice appropriation bill, Mr. Spight of Mississippi discussed the negro question and declared unjust the at tacks on the people of the south, who na(j been charged with brutality and barbarism toward the colored race, Comparing the lynchings and burn ings at the stake which had occurred In the south with those in the north, he said the people in the south, in mutiny out Dunishment to a negro who j,., committed a fieuidlsh crime never followed it up with .violence toward defenseless children and women as had been done in the north. He declared that President Roosevelt bv inviting Booker Washington to dine at the White House had done more to inilame the passions of the negro and to give him a perverted -idea of his importance and his near approach to social equality than anything that had been done 'for the past ten years. Subsidies to railroads for special mail facilities came in for-much criticism bv Mr. Robinson cf Indiana, and Mr. Gaines of Tennessee, the latter charac terizing them as a "legalized steal." The rural carriers found many friends on the floor who advocated increased pay for them and the privileges of acting as agents for newspapers t nd truiif.j people. Mr. Williams cf Mississippi had read an editorial from the New York Times cf today under the heading, "As to Running-a-Muck," having reference to an interview with the attorney on the subject of, the merger decision. The attorney general had given his views, in which he said "To quiet the asnrehension of trusts and combina tions for fear they might think the i government was going inco me dusi j ness of discovering and. prosecuting ! them miscellaneously without regard to nolitical affiliations or past con nection with republican politics." Mr. Williams said it remained to be seen whether this prosecution was a theatrical campaign trick or te ..be ginning of a general policy "of shack ling cunning now as strength and brute force have been shackled in the past." Mr. Flood of Virginia denied that Perry S. Heath was entitled to credit for inaugurating the rural free deliv ery. He said Heath made the claim "notwithstanding the fact that he had not yet tmereed trcm the postoffice Fcandal with a name as unstained as Alpine snows thrice bleached by north ern blasts.' THE FUR SEAL BILL. Washington, March 16. After elim inating all but three sections of Sena- tor Dillinghams Alaskan seal bill, the tlves by Tawney of Minnesota, As passed the bill provides that the president of the United States fdiall negotiate with Great Britain Cor a te v.'sion of the rules and --egulaiions which now govern the taking of fur the Behring sea tribunal of arbitration ! made at Paris, August 16, 1893. The revision of the regulations is for the purpose of restoring and rieseiv ing the fur seal industry and ic abate the killing of nursing mo:h?r seals on the high seas. A MEETING OF RULERS. a.e Visit of Emperor S.-ain. William to Vito. Spain, March 16. At half past 9 o'clock this morning King Alfonso and Emperor William went aboard the Spanish gunboat Vasco Nune s. de Balboa, which weighed anchor and procedeo to review the Spanish war ships. After the review the two rulers were rowed to the Spanish royal yacht -ir-alda for luncheon. Rrnperor William subsequently sailed for Gibraltar on board the steamer Koenig Albert, and was accompanied on that vessel by King Alfonso until outside the Spanish waters. o WILL VOTE ON FRIDAY Debate on Fitness of General Wood Coming to an End. Washington. March 16. Anoth"r entire day of the senate was devoted to consideration in executive session I of the nomination of General Wood to ' bp a malor general. Senator Black burn, resuming his speech begun yes terday, occupied a little more than I two hours and was followed by Sena tor Ouarles. who consumed the re mainder of the day and expects tn ' take another hour tomorrow. It ! predicted now that a vote will be reached before adjournment Friday. In addition to the speeches, which will be made by Senators Teller and Foraker, Senator Alger, formerly sec retary of war. will take fifteen or J twenty minutes in defense of General Wood's executive ability. He will speak from a personal view point. The mili tary reord and the executive ability of General Wood formed the subjects of Senator Quarles remarks. He 'ol io wed very closely the testimony before the military affairs committee and nraised General Wood for his conduct in the Geronimo campaign, the cam paign against the Apaches, the Spanish-American war arid the record he was now making in the Philippines. No attent'on was paid by Senator Quarles to the chargesnade against General Wood, though he suggested, that in concluding tomorrow he would attempt to show that they had not been proved after an exhaustive inquiry by the senate committee. The interruptions in the speeches to day were even fewer than yesterday. Senator Foraker is depended upon by the majority of members of the mili tary committee to answer all charges that have been made. LITHOGRAPHERS' LOCKOUT. It Will Affect the United States and Canada. New York. March 16. The various unions of the Allied Printing Trades organization held conferences tonight and decided not to aceCTSt the arbi tration nlan proposed to them by the employers' association. The arbitration plan was submitted individually today to the association, and they were told that if they did not accept the plan they were locked out. j The men were given until Saturdav to decide. If the men' refuse to sign the agreements, more than 10,000 men will be locked out. The lockout will be all over the United States and also in Canada. EXECUTOR W. J. BRYAN Widow Bennett's Motion for His Re moval Under Advisement. New Haven. Conn.. March 16. After consultation with the attorneys in the Philo S. Bennett will case. Judse Cleveland, of the probate court has announced that he will defer giving a decision on the application for William J. Bryan's removal as executor until the superior court passes on the main issues in the case. In the motions before the probate court counsel for Mrs. Bennett and the residuary legatees asked for Mr. Bry an's removal on the ground that his position as a beneficiary was inconsis tent with his duties as executor. A PANIC IN A THEATRE The High Priced Miss Virginia Harned At the Bottom of It. Pittsburg. Pa.. March 16. A small panic at the Alvin theater todav re sulted from the announcement ' that Virginia Harned refused to appear in her advertised part. Fully 2,000 people, mostly women, had been seated for the performance at the "barsain matinee." f."0 cents for any seat in the -house) nd when the announcement was made that Miss Harned refused to appear before such a cheap house a grand rush was made for the box office to get the money back. The theater officials were pawerless to check the rush and "many women were hurt, but none seriously. The Alvin people claim that Miss Harned had acreed to abide by the custom of the house and she was ad vertised accordingly. , . MO COAL STRIKE. Indianapolis, March 16. The na tional officers of the United Mine Workers of America say today that trom reports they have received from the local of nine states which yester day voted on the subjectof accepting or retusing the offer of the operators '. is accepted and there will be no ctrUte. THE SHORTS CAUGHT OUT There Had Been Too Much Anticipa tion of Merger Decision. New York, March 16. The stock m.nket continued today under the dom inition of the Northern Securities case, and the movement of prices was ac cepted as showing a considerable s)!io; t Interest still remaining uncovered a? a consequence of short sales made In anticipation of the decision. STOCKS. Atchison, 66 '4; do. pfd., S9&: N. J. Central. 105; C. & O., 3nt-i: St. Paul. 76; Big Four, UVy, C. & S.. HSVi; do pfd., 54; do 2d rfd.. 25; Erie, 25; Manhattan, 142; Metropolitan, 107; Missouri Pa cific, 89: N. Y. Central, HS'4: Penna., 114; St. L. & S. F. 2d pfd., 42; So. Paciflc, 44; U. P., SS: Amal. Cop per, 46: Am. Sugar, and Ref., 124 Anaconda. 62; U. S. Steel, 11; do. pfd., 57 Yil Western Union, 88. BONDS. Government bonds: Ref. 2s, reg., 105; coupon, 105; 3s. reg., 1064; coupon, 106: new 4s, reg., 132: coupon, 132; old 4?. reg., 106-?i; coupon, 108. METALS. New York, March 16. Tin was a lit tle higher In London, spot there ad vancing 7s 6d to 126 2s 6d, while fu tures were 10s higher at 126. Locally tin was quiet and without .material change, closing at 27.2528.10. Copper advanced 2s 6d and closed at 57 5s for spot and at 65 5s for futures ip the London market. Locally copper remains unchanged. Lake is quoted at J2.50(ftt2.75: electrolytic and casting. 12.37S 12.621,4. Silver, 56. Lead was unchanged In both markets, closing at 4.604.65 In New York and at f 11 ISs 9d in London. I Mexican dollars, 44V&. Spelter was un changed N locally at 5.00(fiS.10, but ue clined 2s flu to 21 ITsi 6d in London. I GRAIN. f Chicago, March 16. Indications of an effectual break In the Kansas-Oklahoma drouth knocked 214c today from the price of July wheat. The May delivery closed at a loss of 114c. May wheat opened at 97 to 97V4, fell to P6'4 and closed at 96. May corn opened at 54c,' touched ZZc and closed at 53r.3lc. May oats opened at 40, and after selling between 4f and 41, closed at 40 '4. CATTLE AND SHEEP. Chicago, March 16. Cattle Receipts, J 43.000; lOfftlSc lower: good to prime steers. .ri.2utfj.7u; poor to medium, 3.0 ".00; stockers and feeders, 2.50&4.25; cows, I.fi0(ff4.25; heifers, 2.Q0r?i 4.50; tan ners. I.fi0(fi2.50: bulls, 2.QP&4.00: calces, 3.006 6.00; Texas fed steers, 4.004.65. . Shop Recefpts, 20,000: steady to 10c higher; lambs steady to 10c lower ood to choice wethers. 4.23Q5.25; fair j to choice mixed, 3.504.50; western! sheep, 3.255.1o; native lambs, 4.50fr &.60; western lamb?, 3.25Q5.35. THE FIRST WORK. Tn Clear the Panama Canal Zone of Unhealthy Conditions. Washington, March 1C. The houe committee on interstate and foreign commerce toduyfurther heard Pro fessor William II. Kurr on the question of . sanitation on the Panama canal route. This is, by the Isthmian canal commission, said he, regarded as the subject . of the greatest importance. The works of sanitation would be chiefly the construction of waterworks and a sewerage system for the citie-j of Panama and Colon, and the drain age of the districts between those cities. It would, however, he said, re auire the co-operation of the police, -as the beople on the isthmus have no idea of sanitary principles. He estimated the cost at $2,000,000. ' The completion of the canal, he said, could be accom ii eight or nine years. , o ALASKAN INDIANS DYING. The Washington Government Takes -iei;s for Their Relief. Washington. March 16. Renresen- tations have been made to the Wash ington authorities that the Copper River Indians in Alaska generally are fdck and dying from luck of nourish ment. Assistant Oliver of the war depart ment has telegraohed General Funston. commanding the denartment of the Columbia, to do. everything he can for th-j Indians in the interest of. human itv. The only military post in the Copner River region is a small post at Copper City used' by men of the signal corps, who have supplies sudi- cient oniy for their own subsistence, o LABOR TROUBLES. r ' - Probable Renewal of , Conditions cf a Year Ago. -- New York. March 16. Labor troubles as the result of which many thousands of men are Idle, again threaten the industrial world. The situation is ex- pected to . become as serious as the memorable troubles a year ago. , In the building trades in this city M.C0O men are out of work and the number is increased almost dailv. The j during Prefcident McKin'iey'e ad.nin: nrlnting trades are threatened . bv the . tration and a cousin of Congressman attitude of the lithographers, 15.000 of ! Edgar D. Crumpacker. died today of whom are expected to be locked out typhoid fever .aged 50 years', throughout the country. j o It Puts Money Into Gives You Prestige Among Mankind. 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The position will become vacant on. April 1st, at the request of Mr. Stoddard in submitting his resignation. It was reported a wttk ago that Co!. George Dunn of New Vork. chatrmau of the New York state corumlttte. would be named as his sutie-or. 1: Is new given out on good authority that the new secretary will be an Ari zona man who has already been s. l'i t ed by the president for that iK.Mtion. It is understood that there had been no definite tender of the otfice to Col. Dunn. The appointment had been pi -posed to- both him and the president and both had it under consider aiiu:i until recently. . The office, which has b-.eri supported j largely by fees, will be placed uin a salary ba?is and the fees v.'hu-h now appertain to it will be turned into the tieasury of the territory. CREW OF BARK MARYE SAVED. Ft. Michaels. Azores. Mn h 1". Tb ? British steamer Cairr.isla. from tfaxar: nah, February 20. for Havre. h:i land ed hero the c rew of the British bari Marye troop, from JVns.u-oJa. January 4. lor Rio Janeiro, which was aband.vt cd at Fea. SHIPS HAD TO UNLOAD MEAT. ' Afraid That Japanese Would Stop Vessel and Capture Cargo. Savannah, Ga., March Walter-C Hartridge, who left last month on hi return voyage to the Isle of Yap. had as a ftl!ow passenger on the I'a. irl mail liner China Richard HrJi:.v; Davis. Mr. Davis is going to the oa: as a war correspondent. He was ac companied by his wife, whom he v.iil leave in Kobe when he gos to th front. The ship )n whUh they sailed l was carrying 700 tons of ;neat t. the j Russian army, and was delayed a day in leaving San Francisco by rec-ivir.r j orders to unload her cargo, as the tw. previous ships of the same line. arry- ir? 500 tons cf meat to the Russian. ! had been stopped by the Japanese and ! her cargo captured. Mr. Hart-iVe i reached Honolulu Friday. Mr. "aril Mr?. Davis have gone on t.- Hong Konr. 1 a ! A DEAD JUDGE. j - J I.a Porte. Ind., March If. Jonathan i W. 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