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I i row wincbf wind Fairtonight Fair fresh tonight northwesterly northwesterlywincbf and nd tomor tomorrow ¬ m a i fie n a ftt fttnton + u g ton k a PHMa t tm + me L LI TIMES Yo You II Talk THROUGH to WANT W AH ANT the A ATIMES Awind People PeopleTHROUGH AD ADMONDAY I I INUMBER
Courtesyextended Courte5y 6tended toEx1P to toEx toExPostmaster
Ex Ex1P ExPostmaster ExPostmasterGeneral Postmaster PostmasterGeneral ostmas ter terr
General GeneralALLOWED Gen GeneralALLOWED raL raLALLOVED
Major lVla j r Conrad Fails FaiI to Speak Speakto
to HimDijnt Him Didnt Know KnowHim KnovHim KnowHim
Him Personally PersonallyExPostmaster PersonallyExPoEmuster I IExPostmaser
ExPostmaster General Cnarlea Emory EmorySmith EmorySmith EmorySmith
Smith and And iHI Gen Louis T Mlchenor were werethe worethe werethe
the notable witnesses wftne es called today toda by bythe bythe bythe
the defense In the trial of the Tyner TynerEarrett TynerBnrrett TynerBarrett
Earrett consjIracy oonsIfr cy caao c so in Criminal CriminalCourt CrlmlnnlCourt CriminniCourt
Court No 1 1It 1It 1it
It was intended that the ho former head headof hoodor headof
of the Pastofiice P 9tofflce Department D purtment should DO DOthe DOth nothe
the th first rst witness called today but he hedid hedid hethd
did not reach the courtroom until n aquar aquartcr quar quarter quarta ¬
ter before 11 oplock o loek When hon it was wastound wastoundllC found foundhe foundlie
he hud not not yet arrived Mr lr Woithlngton Woithlngtonthief Wuittjngtonthief Ul t ngton ngtondlleC
thief counsel for f r the defense dofcn e called ccll d Gen General Genrnl Gent ¬
t eral rnl Mlchener as a s soon soon as as s the reading nftdln of ofa ota ofa
a mass of documentary evldencd evl enc hud hudbeen hudbeen budbeen
been concluded concludedA conClludeA
A Courtesy Extended ExtendedMr ExtendediIr ExtendedMr
Mr iIr Smith WHS accorded the courtesy courtesyof
of o being permitted In the court courtroom courtroom courtroom
room while another witness wltn s6 was testify testifying tosUC tosUCIn testifyIng ¬
ing In The rule of court Is that witnesses witnessesmust witneSses1iust wltnoisesInust
must bo excluded from the court room roomprior roomJrlor roomPrior
prior to testifying tgUtln lest their views viewsshould viewsshould Iews Iewsshould
should undergo some change in in conse consequence coneequence consequence
quence of what they th might hear hearNo hearNo hoarNo
No such contingency was feared in inthe Inthe inthe
the case of the former Postmaster Gen Genoral Genral ContraI
oral ral whose views on the propriety of ofevery oter ofevery
every er act of the department dep rtmeont are known knownt knowntbe
t tbe < f be Immovably fixed This unalterable unalterablestate unalterablestale unalterablestate
state of mind w was s publicly shown some somemonths somemonths somemonths
months ago aso by b the controversy controv rs which whichsprdng whichsprong whichs1rrg
sprdng s1rrg up In the newspapers in conse consequence conseQuence consequence ¬
quence of some rather sharp statements statementsmade statementsmade staternontmade
made by Mr Smith and Major Conrad Conradcarh Conradeach
p each In a nersonal manner mannerThis mannerThis mannerTills
This incident was recalled < when Mr MrSmith MrSmith MrSmIUi
Smith entered the courtroom today As Ashe Ashp Ashe
he had been subpoenaed as a witness witnessand wItt wIttnd witupseh
h and nd Under the usual rule was not per permitted per permItted permitted ¬
mitted In the > eaiujtroom his presance presanceMr presGncwas preslncwas
was immediately reported by a b bailiff fUtr to
Mr Worthington The latter informed
Major Conrafl Cqnid who replied in an off ¬
hand wnr wayS that th t it was all right and
didnt matter In the least
Mr Ir Smith then took a f seat directly dlrectlvopposite
opposite Judge Pritchard and just back backof backor backof
of the opposing attorneys attorneysHad attornesHad attorneysHad
Had Never Met MetSmith MetSmithA Smith SmithAt SmithAt
At A 11 oclock a Juror was called from fromthe Cromthe fromthe
the room to answer a telephone call calluna call1l1a calllila
lila General Tyner In his rolling chair chairWHS chairW chairwHs
WHS W wheeled wh led into the courtroom This ThisInterruption This1nterruptfon ThisInterruption
Interruption of the proceedings wastaken was wustaken wastuken
taken advantage of by a number numberthe cf cfthe
t the prominent participants in the tria trialto triato triaI
I to greet Mr Smith SmithDistrict SmithDistrict SmithDistrict
District Attorney Beach was the first firstto firstt
to t do so and they the had iv brief con conversation conersatfon conersation ¬
versation Mr Ir Worthington and Gen General General General ¬
eral MIchener shook hands with him himtuid hJmCLad himand
CLad Judge Pritchard come from thp thpbench thpbtnch th thbnch
bench to have a few casual words with withthe wl11the wththe
the former Cabinet officer whose term tennof termof ternof
of office had coincided with that of oftliu it ittill f fthe
till present Judge as a United States StatesSenator Statetfj StatefJenatoz
Senator SenatorWhile fj fJenatozWhile nator natorWhll
While Whll they were conversing convcrsI conversizg g Mr MrSmith MrSmith MrSmith
Smith was only a few feet distant from fromMajor tromIajor fromMajor
Major Conrad who had risen from his hischair hischalr hischair
chair at tile attorneys table to permit permitGeneral permitGeneral permitGeneral
General Tyners chair to be wheeled by byAlthough byAlthough byAlthough
Although almost within Ithln reach of each eachother eachother eachother
other their eyes did not meet and no nosalutation nosalutation nosalutation
salutation was exchanged exchangedThis exchangedThis exchangedThis
This was 8S regarded with some sur surprise surprIse surprize ¬
prise as oftentimes the most bitter po political poUtlcal political ¬
litical enemies are personally good goodfriends goodtrIends goodfriends
friends It transpired later however howeverthat howoverthat howeverthat
that Major Conrad and Mr 11 Smith had hadnever hadnever hadnever
never met metpersonally personally and that tha t their ac acquaintance acquaIntance acquaintance ¬
quaintance was only of a political sort sortby sortby sortby
by reputation as an outgrowth of the thePostofflce thePoetoffice
Postofflce Department investigation of oflast orlast oflast
last summer summerGeneral summerGeneral
General Mlchoners testimony tetltlmon on cross crossexamination crosexamlnaUon crossexamination
examination proved more interesting interestingthan Interestingthan
than that of o previous witnenpro wJtneaN since sincehe sincehe sincehe
he combined in his answers knowledge knowledgeof nowledseot
t of both the English En 1I8h language lanSUR c and of oflaw o olaw
4 law Between Major Conrad and the thewitncsH thewltncu thewitness
witness it was a continual verbal doe dnein do doIn doeIn >
in which nimble wits and legal minds mindswere mindswere mindswere
were opposed oppo ed on both aides aidesAn sldeAn sidesAn
An interesting Incident of the cross crossexamination cr05llexamInation crossexamination
examination was Major Conrads in inquiry Inquiry inquiry ¬
quiry Into the employment of General GeneralCoBtiaued GeneralCoittlaued Generalo
CoBtiaued o t1aeed on Third Pace PaceWEATHER P PareWEATHER e eWEATHER
The Thotemperature temperature continues below the theseasonal theseasooal theaverage
seasonal average in all parts of the thecountry theountry thecountry
country Frost was reported this morn morning mornlog ¬
inS from northern Illinois Indiana north northcentral northctntnd northcentral
central Ohio and In the mountain dis districts district illstricts ¬
tricts of oftlie the Carolinas and Virginia VirginiaRain VlrsfnlaRain VirginiaRain
Rain Is indicated for tonight in the thelower thelower thelower
lower Ohio Valley Tennessee Tenne ee and tho thocast thoast theeast
cast ast Gulf States and nd for Tuesday in the theOhio theOhio theOhio
Ohio Valley Tennessee T ne see the east Gulf GulfThe Gulf5tate Gui GuiStates
States and south Alantlc States StatesThe StatesThe
The temperature change will be geti getiraily g611raily geitrally
raily small gmallThe smallThe > > mall mallrh
The rh winds along the middle and amisouth andsouth OIl OIlsouth
south Atlantic Coaat C t will be light and andvariable andarJable andvariable
variable on the east aat t Gulf Coast light lightnortherly lightnorthert lightnortherly
northerly becoming southerly and on onthe onthe onthe
the lower lakes mostly mo Uy freah tro rush k westerly westerlyTEMPERATURE w westerlyTMPEitATUiti stwl stwlTEMPERATURE
3 1am 1am12noon a m 28
12 12noon 12noonI noon 00 IX
1 j p m UIprn t tp 2
Registered by b Afllec Afflecks Am Standard rhor Thormonratar rhormometW rhormometer
monratar mometer9am
9 9am 9amnoon a m 30 301C J9
1C 1 noon 65 65lpm 5
1 lpm lpm2pJn p m D
2 2pJn p m A ATHE ItT
Sun s sets te today 708 pm pmSun pmSun
Sun rl ness tomorrow 44 44T am amTHE amTHE nmTHE
Low tide today 12pm 12pmHigh 12 pm pmHIgh pmHigit
High tide today tod 8t1f Sjttpm SjttpmLow pm
Low tide tomorrow tomorrow312 312 31 am 3sB 3 pm pmHJh pm1i1Ih pm131gb
HJh tide tomorrow 912 l am 940 pm
Delegates eeg es Gather ather From Their Homes and andPrepare andPrepare andPrepare
Prepare to Resume Res me the Fight FightLowden FightLowdenndDen Lowden Lowdenand n nand
and ndDen Deneen en Still Far Apart
SPRINGFIELD 111 May 16 16on On the thesurface thesurface thesurface
surface of the Republican situation here hereit her herit hereit
it does not look any more as if a nomi nomination nomination nomination ¬
nation for governor would be made by bythe b bthe bythe
the State convention convention today than it did didat didat didat
at any an time last week weekAll weekAll weekAll
All tho candidates and their supporters supportersclaim supportersclaim supportersclaim
claim that this is the day when the thoplum theplum theplum
plum will fall In their lap and others otherswho othersw otherswho
who w o are not not candidates still insist that thatnone thatnone thatnoie
none in the present fight will get the thenomination thenomlnatlo thenomination
nomination nominationSeveral nomlnatloSeveral nominationSeveral
Several dark horses are mentioned mentionedJudge mentionedJudge mentionedJudge
Judge Grosscup of the Federal bench at atChicago atChicago atChicago
Chicago Graeme Stewart late candi candidate candidate candidate ¬
date for mayor ma or of Chicago Chlcagoand and Con Congressman Congressman Congressman ¬
gressman Reeves of LaSalle county are arebeing arebeing arebeing
being prominently mentioned Reeves Reevesdoes Reevesdoes Reevesdoes
does not want his name to be brought broughtout broughtout broughtout
out us Stead from his county Is a can candidate candIdate candldate ¬
didate for attorney general eneral and it would wouldseem wouldseem wouldseem
seem a breach of faith should he permit permithis permithis permithis
his name to go before the convention conventionThe conventionThe conventionThe
The Lowden and Denevn delegates delegatesfrom delegatesCrom delegatesfrom
from Chicago are as far apart as asGen asGensls Gene Genesis Geneala ¬
sis from Revelations and there there is no nohope nohope flOhope
hope that the two wo o sides will ever e r agree agreeupon agreeupon agreeupon
upon either There is a disposition amon amonthe amorthe moJlf moJlfthe
the country delegates to conced concedgovernorship concedgovernorship concec concecgovernorship
governorship to Chicago and andtlt ltl it
It is extremely probable that Socre Secretary Socretary Socretary ¬
tary Cortelyou will be tho national nationalchuirman JatInnalchulrman nationalchairman
chairman of the Republican committee committeeFor committeeFor ommltteeFor
has been beense beenserlo se seriously seriously ¬
For some time Umehls his name n me
riously rlo sly considered in this thl connection connectionand cunncetfQnand unnoetiqnand
and now comes Information that the thematter thcmattcr thematter
matter has almost been settled to that thateffect thatetrect thateffect
effect effectSecretary etrectSecretary effectSecretary
Secretary Cortolyou in this capacity capacitywould capacitywould capacitywould
would represent more nearly than any anyone anyoneunle88 anyoneunless
one oneunle88 unless it were Senator Lodge Lodgethe Lodgethepersonal Idgthepersonal the thepersonal
personal Iews wishes and plans of the thePresident thePresident thePresident
President An astute politician he has hasbeen ha habeen hasbeen
been called upon by the President for forMAY torMAY forMAY
One of the prettiest May Ma processions processionsever processionsever
ever seen In Washington was wils held heldterday yes yesterday yesterday ¬
terday when the children of St SL Aloysi Aloyshls Aloyshlslarlh AloysltsParish s sPariah
Pariah marched from rom the school build buildings but1 but1Ings buildings ¬
ings headed by the band of Gonzagn GonzagnCollege GonzagnCoJlege GonzagnCollege
College into the church where the act actof actot actof
of consecration coiulccratlon was read by the Mai Maiqueen Mu Muqueen Mniqueen
queen Agnes Wade WadeDeaplte VadeDecplte VndeDespite
Despite the threatening threatenln weather more morethan morethan morethan
than a thousand people gathered about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the church and sdhools sIoois to watch the theprocesHlon theprocestllon theprocession
procession Preceded by the band and the thealtar thealtar thealtar
altar boys of St Aloysius the boys boysdre bosdrcued boysdrcssed
dre drcued ed in white blouses and black trou trousers ou ousers
sers er and the girls In white marched marchedwhere marchodthrough marchedthrough
through the streets and Into the church churchwhere churchwhere
where services were held heldQUARANTINE heldQUARANTINE heldQUARANTINE
All the employes at the Soldiers and andSalfors andSailors
Sailors Homo 1X 100 > Third Street north northweet northves northWest
West weet ves and the thirtyfour soldiers and andMillars andsailors
sailors who vte are re there ther < have been placed placedUnder
Under under ndar quarantine because tho ofllclHls ofllclHlsof o oillcinlsof lclal1
of the Health Department last night nightfound nightOU nightfound
found OU nd an old soldier George Whitney Whitneysuffering W Whitneysuffering bitney bitneysurtorlnJ
suffering with smallpox at the Home HomeWhitney HomeVhltno HomeWhitney
Whitney Vhltno was placed In the smallpox smallpoxhospital smallpoxhospltal smallpoxhospital
hospital The Home will be under quar quarantine quar quarantlne quaranune ¬
antine for two weeks weeksm
Lowden or Doneen could get It if fCerther fCertherside efther eftherside either eitherside
side would give in inAbout InAbout inAbout
About half hal the delegates left Spring Springfield Springfield Springfield ¬
field Saturday night The headquarters headquartersof
of the gubernatorial candidates candidates were wereopen wereopen wereopen
open Sunday Sunda but there was little active activework 4ctlvework cttve cttvework
work done until evening when hen the dele delegates delegates delegates ¬
gates who bud gone home began to re return return return ¬
turn turnThis turnThIs turnThis
This morning It was all bustle again againthe ugnlnthe againthe
the leaders working hard har l to got op opposition opposition opposition ¬
position counties into line for their fa favorite faorfte favorite ¬
vorite orfte A great reat many of the th delegates delegatesare delegatesare
are getting weary of the deadlock doitdlock and andare andare andare
are liable to vote ote any an way to settle the theaffair theafLalrso theaffair
affair afLalrso so they can got home haUte to their theirbusiness theirbusiness theirbusiness
business Senator Hopkins is of o the opin opinion opinIon opinion ¬
ion that the convention wjll not last lastmuch lastmuch lastmuch
much lonser lonserAfter lonlerArter IongerAfter
After sUch sQc a hard fight as there was waslast waslast waslast
last weekr week I have noticed from former formerconventions Carmerconentlons formerconventions
conventions he said there Is a a dis disposition disposition disposition ¬
position to get together and settle It ItSenator ItSenator itSenator
Senator Hopkins and Speaker Cannon Cannonwere Cannonwere Cannonwere
were In favor Saturday of ot adjourning adjourninguntil adjourninguntil djournlnguntil
until after te Republican National Con Conventlorf ConvenUoq Conventior
ventlorf ventior on June 21 1 but the delegates delegatesthought delegatesthought delegatesthought
thought otherwise otherwiserAS otherwlsetf
rAS tf + rtQ Ptniiml l Hamlln has strong strongiperhaps strongerhaps strong5jerhaps
5jerhaps iperhaps than any of the he heilea
ilea j
Mr Goodwin Will Wi1lNon Wi1lNonPush NowPush Now NowPush
Push Postoffice Postoffice Cases CasesAssumes Cases1Jmes ses sesAumes
Assumes 1Jmes Charge of the Office Offi e of 9f Assistant AssistantAttorney AssistantAttorn AssistantAttorney
Attorney Attorn y General in Place of Mr Robb RobbConfers RobbI RobbConfers
I Confers C nfers With t1ePres the President dent
llussell 1ussell P Goodwin the new Assistant AssistantAttorney AssIstantttp AssistantAttprnei
Attorney ttp e1 General G neral who wh will have ohargs ohargsorpostbfflce ohar oharof ohargeor
orpostbfflce of POstOiflee P st fflcC affairs took up the duties dutiesof dutiesot dutiesof
of his h his 5 office office this morning mQrntngHe merningIe j jHe
He Ie arrived from from thcWjga tJ1 WeJ < JW J5 night nightand nightan nightand
and an sJW1t1lJr n lt parj zrOf of r the day < l y 1i in conference Conterencewith conferencewith conferencewith
with Fostmtll Postmaster tet General Payne Pa nQand nQandPresident and andPresident andPresident
President Roosevelt RooseveltGoes R RooseveltGoes osevelt oseveltGoes
Goes Over Ovcr Affairs AffairsWith AffairsWith ffairs ffairsWith
With the latter he went over the main mainpoints mainpoints mainpoints
points of the Postoffice investigation investigationand
and the President outlined to him In a ageneral Itgeneral ageneral
general way his views Jews In the matter matterThere matter matterThere matterThere
There Is considerable doubt whether whetherMr whetherMr whetherMr
Mr Goodwin will have anything to do dowith dowith dowith
with the the cases already alread prepared unless unlessthere unlessthere unlessthere
there are new developments The new newAssistant newAssistant newAssistant
Assistant Attorney General however howeverwill howcewill howeverwill
will take charge of all the developments developmentsbrought developmentsbrought developmentsbrought
brought out by the Fourth Assistant AssistantPostmaster AssistantPostmaster AssistantPostmaster
Postmaster General and the inspectors inspectorsfrom Inspectorsfrom inspectorsfrom
from today on onAssistant onAssistant onAssistant
Assistant Attorney General Robb Robbwho Robbwho Robbwho
who has moved his headquarters he dquarters from fromthe fromthe frpmthe
the postoffice to that of the Attorn Attorny AttornyGeneral zy zyGeneral y yGeneral
General was in conference with Mr
Goodwin today todn It Is understood thai thaithe thatth that thattire
the th < Chicago Investigation Invo8tI Invostlgntioannd 11ton11 tind 1d some of ofth tftint of ofth
th tint otheir 9ttie unfinished iiriuttftw ln1n nttts Olts wore woretalked wor wortulkedovcuo weretalked
talked tulkedovcuo over Mr Rtfbfc n 1l1 wUl iJJ U not con conclude coneu coneiuIe ¬
clude eu 10 hte Is work In in J1 jKPWfi J1JIJUPlo telo oii jwlth itli lthk ih ihro ihs ihsI
ro 1 OiitoLi1ie > lofli6e Om e case casepuaibly ftr ftlostjnsS1Jlu ftlostjnsS1JluJJt SOll lmstoj < lua l lpossibly
JJt puaibly possibly 1lbb for eight months monthsShallenberger monthsfShallenberger monthsiShallenberger
Shallenberger in Chicago ChicagoThird ChicagoThird ChicagoThird
Third Assistant Postmaster Postm 8ter General GeneralShallenberger GeneralShal1enberger GeneralShalienberger
Shallenberger is In Chicago today mak making makIng xnakIng ¬
ing an Investigation into the utility of ofthe otthe ofthe
the new tunnel system of mall deliver deliverIn deUverIn deliverin
In that city He will make a personal personalInspection porsonalInspection personalinspection
Inspection of the system with a view of ofdetermining otdetermining ofdetermining
determining what official action should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be taken In approving a provlng or disapproving disapprovingthe
the system Mr Shallenberger will also alsomake alsomake 11somake
make an Inspection of o the railway mall mallservice mallservice mailservice
service at Cleveland Clevel nd Ohio OhioThis OhioThis OhioThis
This tunnel system In Chicago has be become bccome become ¬
come hlstorlm for notwithstanding its itsextent Itsoxtent itsextent
extent It was as completed before be Core the thtnewspapers th thnewspapers thenewspapers
newspapers and the citizens generally generallywere generallywore generallywere
were aware that a shovel full of dirt dirthad dirthad dirthad
had been excavated The tunnel sys system snltem svstern ¬
tem Is many miles in length ranging rangingfrom ran rangingfrom ng ngfrom
from four to five feet In width and is isfrom Isfrom Isfrom
from six to ten feet eet In height It goes goesunder goesunder oes oesunder
under most of the streets In the con constated congest congestcd ¬
stated gest districts
Cortelyou Now Favored FavoredFor FavoredI FavoredFor FavoredFor
For National Chairman ChairmanPresident Chairmanpresidbnt ChairmanPresidnt
President presidbnt Said to Have Almost Settled on onHim onHimWould onHimWould
Him HimWould Would Be in Close Touch Touchtiave TouchtiaveDiscussed TouchHaveDiscussed Have HaveDiscussed
Discussed Project
advice in every critical question which whichcame whichcame whichcame
came up for consideration con lderaUon It is known knownthat knownthat knownthat
that the President has great confidence confidencem eonfiden eonfidenIn coni1dencIn
In his judgment and again with the theSecretary theSecretary theSecretary
Secretary in the chair the President Presidentcould Presidentcould Presidentcould
could in a large measure direct his hisown hiliwn hisown
own wn campaign so o closely would the two twolibe twoDe twobe
libe De in n touch touchIt touchIt touchIt
It has been definitely definltel learned that the thematter thealter theynattor
matter alter has been considered between the thePresident thePresident thePresident
President and the Secretary Seere lry and one onevery onoery onevery
very ery closely In touch with affairs this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning indicated that there was a astrong astrong t tstroo
strong stroo probability of the arrangement arrangementgoing arrangEmentgoing arrangementgoing
going through It is understood that thati thatuch thatuch
i uch an MirrHngcment > would prov ac acceptable acceptable Scceptable ¬
ceptable to the party part at large largeTAMPERED largeTAMPERED largeTAMPERED
Arraigned in the Police Court today todayon todnyon todayon
on a charge of vagrancy Gilbert GilbertLauffer AV AVLauffer WLautfcr
Lauffer the man who was arrested arrestedabout arrestedabout arrestedabout
about 4 oclock yesterday terday morning while whileloitering wlll1uloiterIng whileloitering
loitering around the Mexican embassy
1413 I Street northwest pleaded not notguilty notJullty notguilty
guilty guiltyi JulltyUpon guiltyUpon
i Upon hi his promise to leave the city he hewas heYali hewas
was released on his personal bonds by b bJudge
Judge Seott He said he came to Wash Washington WahInaton aadr aadrIngton ¬
ington in search of employment employmentllollceman employmentloiiceman
Policeman loiiceman Harry Hand of the Third Thirdprecinct Thirdprecinct rhlrdprecinct
precinct saw the man In an alleyway alleywain
in the rear of the Arlington Hotel and andhis nndhili andhis
his conduct attracted the blueconts at attention attetion t ttC1tlon ¬
tention Hand drove him away awa from fromthe Cromthe fromthe
the hotel Later the policeman shad shadowed shadowed shadowed ¬
owed Lauffer > r and found him trying to toget toget toget
get the door of the theembassy embassy < open openKIMBALL openKIMBALL openKIMBALL
Convicted on several charges of break breakIng breftkIng breaking
I Ing open slot machines in varfous vurous party part9ot partsof i iof
of the city Herbert Streets fourteen fourteenyeam fOllrt fourteenyears un unt
t years ra old 01 < 1 of 721 Maryland allnnd Avenue north northeast northCRllt northeast ¬
east Richard Mlddleton sixteen years yearsI yearsold Oftrs Oftrsold
I old of 434 Sixth Street northeast north st and andDavid andJ aridDavid
David J > nhl Hart sixteen years old of 0 dl dlMaryland 011l1 OtIMaryland
Maryland l1 1ryllmd Avenue northoant were sent sentto sentto sentto
to the Reform School by b Judge Julso KTmbull KTmbullin Inm Imbtdlin bull bullIn
in the Juvenile JUV nlle Court this afternoon nftbm n nt nf
Head of Indian I School SchoolReplies SchoolReplies SchoolReplies
Replies to Mr l r Hitch Hitchcocks Hitchcocks Hitchcocks ¬
cocks Request RequestSIMPLY RequestSIMPLY RequestSIMPLY
SIMPLY STANDS PAT PATApparently PATApparently PATApparently
Apparently Willing Willingto to t Stand Standby Standbv Standby
by Charges Made MadeAgainst MadeAgainst t tAga
Against Aga nst Bureau BureauCol
Col R H Pratt United States Army Armyretired Armyrctlred Armyretired
retired the head of the Carlisle Indian Indianichool Indianchool Indianichool
ichool has replied to the request of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Interior Department for or a state statement stat statmEnt statement ¬
ment as to whether or not he made the thecharges tit titcharges tirecharges
charges which were accredited to him himand himund himand
and which led to many of the die dlsclcsures d1scIlsurcs diecksures
clcsures In the present Indian ln lan scandals scandalsHis scandnlHIs scandaiIlie
His reply rcpl Is terse In the Sense In Inwhich InwhiCh inwhich
which It is made He simply sent to toSecretary t tEecletary toecretary
Secretary ecretary Hitchcock a copy of the ofc ofcflclal oLficial otficiul
flclal paper of the school In which hw hwspeech hidspeech hisspeech
speech in which the charges were weremade weeemade weremade
made is printed In full fullThe fulllho fullThe
The speech which was delivered beore be before berore ¬
fore ore the American Baptists Associa Association Assockttion AssocIation ¬
tion is just as It appeared in the newt uevrfrnpers ncwJf11pers newtF1perS
rnpers In it Colonel Pratt denounces denouncestile denoun denounqes1ie < us usihe
tile 1ie management of the Indians and andtheir ahdthcir
their tJ1ef affairs says the system is all allfWrorig ul1Wrong allrong
Wrong rong and expresses the opinion that thatthe thatth thattHe
the th methods and managers of the he meth mathoos methoo
oos oo dlouid should ould have been changed changedlong long l ng ago agoThe agoThe
The Th speecn is a along long one going into intothe Jntothe Intothe I
the affairs of o the red men in detail and andreviewing andreviewing
reviewing the work of the Indian Bu Bureau Bureau Eureftu ¬
reau from the time Uncle Sam took up upthe upthe upthe
the work of caring for his dusky dusk ward warduntil warduntil worduntil
until the present time timeThe UmeThe timeThe
The review reflects anything but credit creditupon creditupon creditupon
upon the bureau or the agent agentc Colonel ColonelPratt Colon ColonelPratt l lPratt
Pratt simply stands pat in nil 11 he has hassaid hnssold hassaid
said and he is apparently apP3ren I willing to tostand tostand tostand
stand by b the consequences consequencesJones consequencesJones consequenceaJones
Jones Return Awaited AwaitedAt AwaiterLAt
At the Department of the Interior thlsi thlsimorning thl thlmorning thtsmorning
morning it was said lId that no official officialaction otflcfalaction dflciaiaction
action would be taken takenlnfthe inthe matterun raatteruntil
til Commissioner of Indian Affairs 4finlr Jones Joneswho Jonesw110 Joneswho
who Is 1Inow now in Chicago looking ooklttJ over bids blisfor bl bltor bidsfor
for supplies returns to the > Cl cljr cljrThe c cbe
The be affair said an officer om cr e toh n ntha nthabqongs that thatthough thatop
bqongs tho Indian Indiangi4nee1td A < < l1lrt t m mif
gi4nee1td if crn op nnyitearn n a Jt rtm t5tntiWU 11h fUt fUtmm
bwpIrinced mm Jced by him Colonel Pratt Prattt Prattthough
though t Qugh a regular army ofllcer ofJIc r is Isretlr Isretlred retir retired retlred ¬
ed and has Jail been assigned to duty dut at the theCarlisle theCarllsl theCarlisle
Carlisle School What will b be done I Icannot rcannot Icannot
cannot say sa I can say sa however that thatno thatno thatno
no ont can hold a post In Inl the Interior InteriorDtpartment InteriorD InteriorDepartment
Department D partment unless 1Jness the Secretary says saysso 8130 saysso
so soThe The reply rfpJ of Colonel Pratt so charac characteristic ch1racterlsle charactorisie ¬
teristic of o an army armyofllcer ofllcer has aroused arousedthe arousedthe arousedthe
the warriors of the Indian Bureau and andit andit andit
it is old they are going olng on the war warpath warpath warpath
path for his scalp scalpAH scalpAll scalpAhl
AH that can be Je e done to him is is to re request reqUtst request ¬
quest that the War Var Department assign assignhim assignhim 1sslgnhim
him to some other post Whether Whetherthis Whetherthis hethcr hethcrthis
this is to be done don < > no one can say sayuntil sayl18tll sayuntil
until Commissioner C > mmsslonlr Jones gets home homeThinks homeI homeRANDOLPH homeRAOLP
Thinks Folk Will Be Nominee and andWill andWill andF
Will Win the State in ina ina ina
a Walkover WalkoverPresident WalkoverPre WalkoverPresident
President Pre ldent Roosevelt had a chat over overMissouri ocr1J86ourl overMissouri
Missouri politics this morning with Ken Kendall I Kendali en endall ¬
dall K Randolph of St Joseph a aprominent aprominent aprominent
prominent worker In the Republican Republicanranks Republicanrank Republicanranks
ranks of the western section of the theState th thState theState
State StateI
101 I am afraid that with Folk at the thohead Ulahead thehead
head of the Democratic State ticket ticketthe tickettho ticketthe
the Republicans will have a slim chance chanceof chlmCat chanceof
of carrying the State Had either eitherHawes elthlrH eithetH
Hawes H wos or Reed been the Democratic Democraticstandardbearer DemocraticstandRrdboorer Democraticstandardbearer
standardbearer I am confident that we wewould wewould wewould
would have had a shqw shqwNow shQwuNow shqwNow
Now that both Hawes and Reed have havewithdrawn ha hawithdrawn havewithdrawn
withdrawn It will be a walkover for forFolk CorFolk forFolk
Folk to secure the nomination and as ashe ashe ashe
he will not have any material oDposi oDpositlon opposition
tlon except from the Butler Indians in inSt InSt inSt
St Louis and an as the Republicans muy muynot muynot maynot
not even nominate a candidate I do donot donot donot
not see how he can very ery easily be beat beaten beaten beaton ¬
en If the Republicans put up a man manfor mantor manfor
for governor It will be Cyrus P Wall Wallbridge Wailbridge Vall Vallbrldse
bridge of St St Louis LouisK LouisY LouisYs
TO THE PRESIDENTCommissioner P8IDTCommissioner PRESIDENT PRESIDENTCommissioner
Commissioner Macfarland Voice of ofConvention ofConventionSays ofConventionSays
Convention ConventionSays Says It Was a Most MostHistoric MostHistoric MostHistoric
Historic Meeting MeetingCommissioner MeetingCommissioner rIeetin rIeetinCommllfSlonor
Commissioner H B Bn F Macfariont Macfariontleturned Macturin llacCarinnjleturned nt nticturned
leturned lust night from Buffalo where whereho wherehe
ho has been In attendance attendunceon on the tricu tricunlal l1illtnla trkxnial
nlal nla International Int rnatonal convention of the Ueung
Vi ung Mens Christian Association AssociationAs
As president of the convention M MMacfarland Mr1a MMacfarland
Macfarland r1a farJand was empowered to bring brln brlnlh brlnthe
the lh greetings and good wishes of o ihw ihwconvention Lh LhcOllvmtkn h hconventien
convention to the President The Pro Prei Preiints i iJMnts j1nt8
JMnts letter to the convention Mr MrMrcfnrhnd MrII MrMrcfnria
Mrcfnrhnd II Mrcfnria cfarhl1d ul told him had been enthu enthusiastically enttuflla enthuiasticall3 ¬
siastically flla tlcall received and every reference referenceto
to hs imine was greeted with applause upplnusIhls applauslrla
Villa lrla convention eOllven tIon Mr Macfnrland tel lcU lcUlhe teltIre J Jthe
the President was considered the most mostImporUin mostImportnln mostiniporttn
ImporUin Importnln In years yearsTTGST yearsTH1t yearsTIU7T
UCv U trci4 V H WvT Mhy lIh 1C 1GJudge Judge Gaynor hus husdirt husdirt hasdlrtc
dirt M 1rt t letters written by Clarissa Clarissatho Clarissaf
J 1 f a the nedlum and trlqnd of oftho olthe
tho inu I nv tu Lair > ir R RMarshr Marsh to horhuaJ horhuaJbane hor hohruj htU
bane ba b Qf be produced iirO u od In court Sensational SensAtlonnldlsrp SensAtionaldiscpurtr I Idisrioourvr
disrioourvr dlsrp u t ara iirujupeoted ro axpeatcd regdrdiiig reg rdhlr her herdealing hordeuUtlb7J herdeulitigu
dealing will Marsh i
Desperate Fight Between BetweenEnraged BetweenEnraged BetweenEnraged
Enraged Animal and andthe andthe andthe
Brute Br te Beaten Off by Club in inHands inIiand inHands
Hands of Attendant Run Runnipg Runni Runfling
fling ni pg to Rescue RescueArthur RescueArthur RescueArthur
Arthur Edwards one of the keepers keepersat
at the t Zoo was so badly torn about the thehands thehands thehands
hands and arms by a big coyote yester yesterday y ysterday ster sterdaythnt ¬
day daythnt that lie will lose one finger and be bedeprived bedeprived bedeprived
deprived of the use of both arms for forseveral Corsevernl forseveral
several weeks to come comeThe comeThe comeThe
The coyote that attacked Edwards Is Isone Isone Isone
one of those presented to the Zoo by b J JK JR JR
R Eddy Edd the landscape gardener He Hewas Hewas Hewas
was brought from the Indian Territory Territorywith TerrItorywIth Territorywith
with his mate when a pup and Edwards Edwardshas Edwardshas Edwardshas
has had the care of him ever since sinceNotwithstanding sinceNotwJthfltandlng sinceNotwithstanding
Notwithstanding this the coyote has hasshown hasshown hasshown
shown nil the treachery trencher of his tribe and andhas andhas andhas
has been b eJt bad always In February he heattacked henttacked heattacked
attacked Edwards but was beaten off offbefore otrbetore offbefore
before he could do any an harm Head Headkeeper HcadkEener Headkeeper
keeper Blackburn it is understood has hasknown haskn hasknown
known kn wn the vile disposition of the animal animalbut animalbut animalbut
but but when the case oa e was roimctttLito rewt < < dJo Sup Superintendent Superirrtendent ui uit > ¬
erintendent t > Baker yesterday esterdll he ex expressed expressed cxpressed ¬
pressed surprise surpriseFight surprIseFight surpriseFight
Fight for His Life LifeThfe LifeTh LifeThe
The Th fight fi ht between Edwards and the thecoyote theco thecoyote
coyote co ote which Is an unusually unusunll large one oneoccurred oneoccurred oneoccurred
occurred at 12 oclock yesterday when whenEdwards whenEdwurds whenEdwards
Edwards was cleaning out the Inolosure inclosurein inolosurein
in in which the animal lives The attend attendants attendants attendants ¬
ants have to go into the cages alone aloneand aloneand aloneand
and lock the door behind them and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when they the are areln in with a bad animal animalthey animalthey animalthey
they take particular care that their theirbacks theirbacks theirbacks
backs are never turned to it Yester Yesterday Ycsterda Yesterday ¬
day da aa Edwards was backing out out hav having having haying ¬
ing put the inclosure in order the coy coyote co coote coyote ¬
ote sprang at his throat with a snarl snarlojf snarlat snarlof
of rape The keeper threw him back backbut backbut backbut
but with Ith all U the quickness of his kind kindthe kindthe kindths
the animal was on him again a n before he hehad ht hthnd hehad
had time tfm to unlock the door and l1d get getout getQ1 getQtr
out Q1 Qtr QtrHe k kHe
Q1Hft He missed the throat hold he was wasSjlJSjtfir wastyipg
tyipg SjlJSjtfir Ipggt Jyitj li1L Edwards wag knocked knOck
down Ohh by the tfprce ttorc of the brutes n nt ntat t
tufck ta k 1 SeelnffthSt 8e lngth it Che fherlr riimSlrwoudiiKeE riimSlrwoudiiKeEat lm lrwou fd J Jg e eut
at his iia throat In another ll ancthersendEd ancthersendEdwards othersEUi sacphd I11 I11ltards Edf Edfwards
wards attempted to stall Atal taIi him himorr brtb brtbgaasping off by b
grasping spln his hi neck preferring to t have havehls havehis his
hands ha c1s and arms torn to letting letUn the thewolfs thewolrs th thwolfs
wolfs teeth lInk in his throat throatThe throatThe throatThe
The Ruse Succeeded SucceededHis SucceededHIs SucceededHis
His ruse costly cosU as It was succeeded succeededThe succeededThe succeededThe
The coyote fastened on his hl right hand handand handand handand
and with one snap of his steellike Jaws Jawscrunched jarflcrunched jawscrunched
crunched every bone in it Letting the thehand thehand thehand
hand go he grasped the forearm Coyotes Coyotesare Cootegare Coyotesare
are all snappers and do not hold their theirgrip theirgrl theirgrip
grip grl as a bull dog do would Up p and down downEdwards downEdwards downEdwards
Edwards right arm the enraged brute brutewent brutewen brutewent
went wen as long as Edwards retained retainedpower retainedpower retainedpower
power enough In it to keep it In front of ofhis othis ofhis
his throat for or which the coyote was wasworking wasworking wasworking
working hard hardFinding hardFInding hardFinding
Finding th the strength gone one from his hisright hIsright nisright
right arm Edwards put forward his hisleft hisleft hisleft
left from which In the twinkling pf pfan ptan rf rfan
an ec ye the ligaments were torn horri horribly horrlbly Irorribly ¬
bly Fighting as he was for his very cry
life the keeper was no match for the
brute on toy to of him He was afraid
to move his hand to try to get up
knowing Instinctively thatll that It would give
the coyote the chance at his throat
While hne they were still on the ground the thecoyote thecoyote theCoyote
coyote worrying the man to death an another another another ¬
other keeper ran to the rescue With Ith a aclub aclub aclub
club he beat the coyote off pounding poundln
him almost Into Insensibility before he hecould hecouldmake hecoukVmake
could couldmake make him let go his grip rlp for the thecoyote thecoyote thecoyote
coyote coward as he Is under ordinary ordlnnlrclrctmstances
circumstances is as desperate as a acornered acornered l lc
cornered c rnercd rat when fully aroused The
keeper then dragged Edwards from the tll
Edwards Taken Home HomeThe HomeThe HomeThe
The wounded man was taken to hs hishome hshome hshome
home in Tenleytown Upon examina examination examination examinetion ¬
tion It was wn found that his right hand handand handand handand
and arm were badly torn The little littlefinger littlefinger littlefinger
finger will be amputated The left hand handwas bnndas handwas
was as also mashed and the ligaments of ofthe orthe ofthel
the thel left l Ct arm torn out of place It If will
be some ome time before he can return to
his duties dutiesThis dutiesThis
This morning the coyote was lying lyingquietly lyingcluletl lyingquietly I
quietly cluletl In the sun taking matters easly
Every now and then his treacherousyel treacherousyellow treacherous yel yellow cl I Ilow
low eyes e eg brightened into a malignant malignantglow malignantglow malignantglow
glow as they rested upon passing vial visitors vialtors lsl ¬ I Itors
tors Headkeeper Blackburn Is away awa at atpresent atpresent atpresent
present and what disposition he will willmake wllmake willmake
make of the vicious brute upon his re return reI return ¬
turn is not known knownCourt knownBIIOKE
Court Rules He Cannot Be Taken Into IntoCustody IntoCustody IntoCustody
Custody on Civil Process Until UntilIt UntilIt UntilIt
NEW EW YORK May lIn 16 16Tu 16Judge Judge < 1ge Holt H lt in inthe Inthn inthe
the United States district court today todaysigned toda todaysigned I Isigned
signed an order prohibiting all persons personsor
or officers from arresting W Yo V E Wood Woodend Woodend ood oodnd
end nd on any nn civil process until after atturthls atturthlspetition afturthispetition this thispetition
petition has been dismissed or twelve twelvemonths twolvemonths twelvemonths
months after Woodend has been for formally tormally formally ¬
mally adjudged a bankrupt bankruptThe bankruptThe bankruptThe
The order was granted on the appli application nppllcation application ¬
cation of James Haroid Warner coun counsel counsel couneel ¬
sel for Woodend who alleges all ages he has haareason hasreason as asreason
reason to believe that certain person personIntend peronfIntend personsIntend
Intend to have the bankrupt arrested on oncivil oncivil onclvii
civil process and that sucn proceedings proceedingswill proceedingwill proceedingsviIl
will only tend to delay the settlement settlementof
of o the adjudication of the bankrupts bankruptsestate banlcruptseSlti1t bankruptsestate
estate estateIt estateit
eSlti1t It was 18 agreed in court today toda that thatMrs thatlm thatMrs
Mrs lm Woodend should turn over to Re Rejelver Reeler ReeIver
jelver Gruber the contents of the safe safeioposlt sateJoposlt safeloposit
ioposlt box in the Standard Safe Depos Deposit ¬
it Company hold Jointly by b her husband husbandJind husbandlI1d husbandtnd
Jind lI1d herself It was also uls agreed that thatthe thutthe thatthe
the city cft chamberlain should turn over overto overto overto
to the receiver any an money belonging belongingto
10 0 Woodend oodend now In his possession po ses3lon ses3lonr
Kuropatkin Reported to Intend a Retreat RetreatFrom RetreatFrom RetreatFrom
From LiaoYang Liao Yang and to Await Re Reenforcements R Renforcements Renforcements
enforcements From the West WestNATIVES WestNArIVES WestNATIVES
No Railroad Trains or Telegraph Messages MessagesReach MessagesNow MessagesNow
Now Reach Port ort Arthur ArthurRussiao Russian Col Colliery Colliery Colliery ¬
liery Station Pillaged Near Port Adams AdamsST AdamsST
ST PETERSBURG May 16 16Rumors Rumors credited to a very reli reliable reliable reUable ¬
able source source current today have it that General Kuropatkin will retreat retreatfrom retr retreatfrom at atfrom
from LiaoYang to Harbin with 120000 men men and there await 100000 100000reenforcements 100000reenfJrcements 100000reenfrcements
reenforcements from Kharkoff andMoscow before engaging the enemy enemyGeneral enemyGeneral enemyGeneral
General Kuropatkin has asked for telegraphic and field equip equipment equipment equipment ¬
ment necessary for Russian operations operationsPORT operationsPORT operationsPORT
NIUCHWANG NIUCHWANGMay May 16 16The The Russian authorities here admit admitthat admitthat admitthat
that the railway railw y to Port Arthur has practically ceased cea ed working The Thewires T Twires Th Thwires
wires are also interrupted as no telegram has been received from Port PortArthur PortArthur PortArthur
Arthur for three days past pastFIGHTING pastFIGHTING pastFIGHTING
The natives here have a rumor that there was heavy fighting yes yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
terday terday between the Japanese and Russian forces at LiaoYang Liao LiaoYan Y n on the theTransSiberian theTransSiberian theTransSiberian
TransSiberian Railroad between Port Arthur and Mukden MukdenCHINESE MukderI MukdenCHINESE
LONDON May 16 16The The Niuchwang correspondent of the Cen Central Central Centra1 ¬
tral News sends a report that Chinese Ch nese pillaged the Russian colliery collierystation collierystationnear collierystationsnear
station stationnear near Port Adams yesterday yesterdayThey yesterdayTh yesterdayThey
They Th y striPi stripped ed the Russians and executed the Chine Chinesefound found fo nd work working worIrf worting ¬
f <
ing ing for the theRusSians Russians Twenty thousand thou nd tons of coal were were set fire re to toJaps toJ toJaps
Japs J aps Strength S trenllvCa Causes CausesAlarm Causes1l ses ses41arm
1l Alarm rm for Kuropatkin
0A y t tST < u
ST PETERSBURG PETERSBURGrU May 16 IiiFrom IiiFromlukd 16FronfiMukdea From FromMukden
Mukden lukd n the Japanese are reported rep tted to tohave tQhave t thave
have turned up In six Ix different dUrere dirent t new newplaces newplaces newplaces
places occupied four stations blown up upthe ilpthe upthe
the line lIn five versts below Port Adams Adamsand Adamand Adamsand
and taken Dalny DalnyAt DalnyAt DalnyAt
At the same time KuroklanlJ Kuroki and Okus Okusdivisions Okusdivisions Okusdivisions
divisions are advancing in a line 150 kilo kilometers kilometers kilometers ¬
meters long while the strategically Im Important important Smportant ¬
portant town of HsluYen is being beingstrongly c1ng eingstrongly
strongly fortified with the object of se securing securing e ecuring ¬
curing the left flank of the main Jap Japanese Japancse Japanese ¬
anese forces there A large amount of ofartillery oiartJller ofartillery
artillery artJller Is being beln brought brou ht up
The Novoe Vremyas military mllltat rx
Besieged Make Ready ReadyPort ReadyPort
7 Port Arthurs Defenses
LONDON May 16 16A A dispatch from fromShanghai fromShanghaI fromShanghai
Shanghai to the Morning Post says saysthat sa saysthat 5 5that
that the Russians have made groat pre preparations preparations pmparations ¬
parations to protect the rear of Port PortArthur PortImmense PortArthur
Arthur Immense trenches t nches are being beingdug beingdug beingdug
dug edged with bamboo spikes The Theguns Theguns Theguns
guns of the forts are pointed northward northwardA northwardsharp
A sharp outlook Is being kept over theIukdenLlnoYang theMukdeaLiaoYang the theMukdenLiaoYang
MukdenLiaoYang section of the rallT rallTway rail rnIlway railway
way A strong force Is doubling doublln the thrline thfline theline
line lineThe
The lightships are returning to tht thtmouth thlmouth thtmouth
mouth of the TJao Jac Ulver
pert says sas delayed dala edtelegrains telegrams received receivedshow receiVcdshow receivedshow
show the Japanese are operating three threearmies th tharmies threearmies
armies armiesOn armiesOn armieson
On On all sides I hear nothing nothhtg but pessi pessimistic pes pessimistie i imrstle ¬
mistic opinions o lnlons It is being openly ad admitted admitted admitted ¬
mitted that the unexpected display of ofnumbers atnumbers ofnumbers
numbers by b the enemy renders Kuro Kuropatkins Kuropntklns Rumpatkins
patkins position critical In the extreme extremeGreat extremeGreat extremeGreat
Great bitterness is felt and expressed expressedover cxprtSscdover expressedOver
over the tone of the German press so sounexpectedly tJOunexpectedly nounexpectedly
unexpectedly going back on this count cotnttY cotnttYat countrat ry
at a time when she much needs friends frlondsVon tr1 friendsVon > ndli ndliVon
Von Buelows well meant efforts only onlymaking onl onlmaklnE onlymaking
making matters worse worseThe WOt3eThe worseThe
The Grand Duchesse Du hesse Marie Iarle Pavlonas Pavlonashospital Pa Pavlonashospital lonas lonashospital
hospital train was ferried over Lake LakeBaikal LnloBI LakeBajkal
Baikal BI tal yesterday
Skirmishes between the advanced adanced de detachments detachments dotachments ¬
tachments of the Russians Ru ht s and Japanese Japaneseoccur Japaneseoccur Japaneseoccur
occur daily allr The losses Ip are small smallTen smallTen smallTea
Ten British BrltI warships are reported to tohave tohae tohave
have left Hongkong Friday Frida for the theYangtseKlnng theYan theYangtseKiitng
YangtseKlnng YangtseKlnngThe Yan tseKlnng tseKlnngThe
The St Petersburg correspondent of ofthe o othe ofthe
the Standard says OYS he Is able to state statethat Statbthat statethat
that Port Arthur Arthur is provisioned prolslon d to sup aupyort supart suport
yort art a garrison garrl oll ef SOM S m mf mer n for nve nvemonths nemonthsTher flvemonths
months monthsTher There are now 2QQQff m mert men ri in the thefortress thefortrecs thefortrecs
ANTUNG May 16 161he The operations operationswhich operationswhich operationswhich
which resulted in the crossing of the theYalu thEYalu theYalu
Yalu by b the Japanese culminated May
1 in the occupation of Klullencheng Klullenchengnorth KluUenchcngnorth Kiulienchongnorth
north of the Bany Ban River and opposite oppositeWlju opposlttVlju oppositeWiju
Wlju WljuBefore WijuBefore Vlju VljuBefore
Before crossing the Japanese occupied occupieda
a front extending from Yon YOnlmpo ampo to a apoint apoint apoint
point fifteen flttc < n miles above Wlju whence whenceGenorai whonceG whenceGenorar
Genorai G neral Kuroki directed movements > ex exmouth exg exoro cxtending
tending g down and slightly beyond o the themouth
mouth of oro the h river rivereasily Their fr freasll left cannot cannoteasily
easily easll be accounted for but it Is under understood understood understood ¬
stood to have extended a long distance distancei dlsmnceone distanceone
i one detachment having crossed the river riverseventyfive rlverseventyfive riverseventyfive
seventyfive miles above Wlju and dis disarmed dIsnrmd disarmed ¬
armed a 1 body of Korean sodiers sodiersTwo sodlertlTwo sodiersTwo
Two Islands in River RiverAt RiverAt RiverAt
At Wlju the Yalu is split Into three threestreams threestrtllms threestreams
streams by b two Islands which were wereheld wereheld wereheld
held respectively respective by b Russians and Jap Japanese Japanese Japanese ¬
anese the middle of the stream forming formingthe iormlngthe formingthe
the barrier b > 1rrlel dividing dlvldIn the two forces forcesThe forcesThe
The river bed opposite WIJu Is two twomiles twomiles
miles wide One mile above the islands islandsthe Islnndsthe islandsthe
the River AI Joins the Yalu There Is a arange arange arange
range of mountains between the islands islandsculminating Islanasculminating islandsculminating
culminating In Ip a rocky rock promontory Tig Tiger Tlger Tiger ¬
er Hill which Juts Into the bed of the theriver theriver 1e 1eriver
river one mile from Wiju WijuBetween WijuBetween VljuBetween
Between Tiger TI r Hill and the Korean Koreanshore loreanshore Koreanshore
shore is another island occuplng the theriver theriver theriver
river bed some miles above WIJu Tiger TigerHill TigerHili TigerISill
Hill and the adjoinIng rnalnlaid formed formedthe COrIHedthe formedthe
the strategic key ke to the Russian posi position 11051Uon posltion ¬
tion and its possession was essential to tothe tothe tothe
the success of the Japanese plans plansFIRST pLnsFIRST plansFIRST
April 28 the th Japanese made their first firstmove firstmoveoccuplng firstmove
move moveoccuplng occupying the island above Tiger Tigermhatter TigerHiiLafter
mhatter after a brisk lJfI kfilhttin fight in which they theylost th theyIosL Y Ylost
lost nine killed and twentyfour twcn ytour wound t und nd ¬
ed During the day da the Russians Ru slawl open opened opened opened ¬
ed fire with field artillery from Klu Klullencheng KluHencheng Kiullencheng
llencheng upon a number of Japanese Japaneseand Japaneseand Japaneseand
and coolies who were building a trestle trestlebridge trestlebridge trestlebridge
bridge from Wlju Iju to the first island islandLater IslnndLater islandLater
Later in the day they the shelled Wiju Wijufor Wijufor Iju Ijutor
for ten minutes ic lictlng slight damage damageThe dama damaThe damageThe
The Japanese refrained from replying replyingAt repingAt replyingAt
At night according to the Japanese the theRussians theRussians theRussians
Russians vacated Tiger HflL H Hf t an inex inexplicable Ine Ineplica inePlicabie ¬
plicable plica hIe step if the information information is cor correct correct correel ¬
rect rectDuring During the night of April 3S and dur during durIng during ¬
ing April S9 9 various points some miles milesabove milesabove milesabove
above Wiju lju were occupied One di diXialon dlIslon division
vision Islon of Japanese infantry crossed the theYalu theYalu theYaiu
Yalu without opposition from the island islandoccupied IslandOCCUPied islandoccupied
occupied during durin the day dayIsland da daIs dayIsiani
Island Is n Evacuated EvacuatedThe EvactatedThe EvacuatedThe
The Russians evacuated tho island islandadjoining Islandadjoining islandadjoining
adjoining Klullencheng April 29 9 and andreoccupled nndreoccupied andreoccupied
reoccupied Tiger Hill and its neck evi ovidently
I dently aware of the crossing higher up upand upand
i and desirous of strengthening their left leftagainst lftaJ leftagainst
against aJ lnst the development of the Japan Japanese Japanese Japanese ¬
ese right rightIn rIghtIn rightin
In tne afternoon the th Japanese Jnnnn e upon uponthe upontire 1On 1Onthe
the Island above Tiger Hill were sub subjected lJubJectod subjectod ¬
Jectod to a heavy rifle fire from the thedominating thedominating tiredominating
dominating heights and for or the first firsttime firsttime firsttime
time the Japanese used artillery arUne Two Twobatteries TwobatterIes Twobatteries
batteries north of WIJu Jju castle were em employed emploed employed ¬
ployed to search the slopes from which whichthe whlcl1the whichthe
the Russians were firing and twenty twentyminutes twentymlnuteB twentyminutes
minutes or scathing shrapnel fire was waskert Wi13ke waskert
kert ke = t up upThe unlhe upThe
The Russians were seen laboriously laboriouslyclimbing laborIouslyclimbing laboriouslyclimbing
climbing the steep ascents a oents In a 1 vain en endeavor endeavor endeavor ¬
deavor to escape the leatTen ahowrs ahowrsMany ahowprsMany showrsMany
Many dead and wounded were left The TheRussian Thouslan TheItussian
Russian uslan artillery artlller at Kiuliencheng made madeineffectual madeluetruotual madeIneffectual
ineffectual attempts attemt to quell the Japan Japanese JapanOse Japallbse
ese fire their efforts being fiT in remar remark remarkable k kable
able contrast to the accuracy acourac and con concentration concunttaUonof concentration ¬
centration cunttaUonof of the Japanese shooting
That night the tir concentration concOlUatlonmove concOlUatlonmovement move movement movemeat ¬
ment on toot for some days dn s came to a

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