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TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR
ALBUQUERQUF, NEW MEXICO, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, It05.
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LABORERS
DECLINE TO
GO ASHORE
Six Hundred Canal Diggers
Balk at Colon.
CLUBBED INTO SUBMISSION
AND DRIVEN FROM SHIP
Lusty Men From Martinique Frighten
ed at Reports of Conditions in
Canal Zone. Prefer Death
to the Job.,
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, Colon, Oct. 1. Six hundred and fif
ty laborers from Martinique brought
here Friday on the French steamer
Versailles, under contract to work on
the canal, refused to disembark 01
submit to vaccination, which U imper
ative under the American Banitur
regulations. They clamored to b
taken back to MartinKiue, asserting
that they had been misinformed as to
conditions here before they embarkeu
and that later they learned these con
ditions were Intolerable and deadly.
Yesterday morning, however, live
hundred of them were with difficulty
persuaded to land and these were sein
to points along the line of the canal.
One hundred and ilfty- remained on
board and declined to leave the slulp
under any circumstances. These wen
'forcibly ejected from the vessel fhis
afternoon by Punaman and Cana:
Zone policemen, but not until nearly
every one of them had been clubbed
and several bleeding from nast)
wounds. All of yesterday and last
night the Versailles was guarded by
Panaman policemen.
Early this morning' the French con
sul at Colon, appealed to the men to
listen to reason,-explaining that the
had left Martinique under contrae!
with -the canal zone emigration agenl
guaranteeing payment of their passiigt
here and that while working on tin
canal they would have In addition to
their wages the guarantee of fret.
quarters and free meciicai attendance
The men, however, were not answer
able to this reasoning. Nut withstand
In the efforts of the consul and of the
Panama and American officials ami
despite the Information given them Jj
several of their countrymen tha
health and other conditions on tn
isthmus were satisfactory, ami tha'
the terms of their employment wouk;
enable them to save money, they per-"wlstt-ntly
reiuM'd to leave the ship, bat
ing their breasts and Invoking death
Jn preference to going ashore.
The captain of the Versailles, wn
nil through the trouble, displayed an
extraordinary amount of patience, tolu
the men that he was ready -to take
back to Martinique all those who wen
able to pay their passage, but the men
argued that the French governmen
would be willing to reimburse tro
steamship company, and they them
selves were penniless.
Before noon at the Instance of the
agent of -the company and the French
consul, a squad of twelve policemen
went on board the vessel and told tru
men that force would be used if they
persisted in their refusal to disem
bark. Seeing the police were armed
with bayonets and guns, tlio men
lired their breasts and said they pro
ferred death rather than be taken
nshore. Governor Melcnde. Mayor
Aldron, the chief of police and others
argued with the men, but again with
out effect.
Ten additional policemen arrived at
the wharf, but the governor w ishing te
avoid bloodshed, and considering the
police force Insufficient, telegraphed to
President Amador, asking permission
to use the Canal Zone police, to which
the president consented. Meantime
twelve policemen from the zone hart
arrived at the dock and were beluv
held in readiness.
At t o'clock the laborers were In
formed that they would be given tw
' hours to reconsider their decision, and
Ot 4 o'clock three of them consented to
disembark, the others still holding out.
Then the Panamnn police, armed wltl
clubs, approached the laborers and 101.
their refusing to quit the ship, begat,
to club them rlurht and left. The son
police a few minutes later assisted In
tho clubbing, but with better judg
ment and les. Indiscriminately. About
fifty of the laborers leaped Into the
sea, but all of the men were able to
u lm The rardaln. however, lowered
a boat, which picked them up. .. Near
ly every man had received blows an
some of them were oiecuuis m-o.
ugly wounds.
Ko.in thst resistance was useless.
th mn vlelded. came ashore, and be-
. gnn to eat the food that had beoi.
pieced on the hock in signi "i men
tor several hours. Many of them hno
not eaten since Saturday. At 5 o'clock
all the laborers, who were In a pitiable
condition, were placed on board a
train which left for Corneal, where
they will be put to work.
NO IDLE MElH
IN NEW YORK
STATK DtvPAHTMKXT SAVS THAT
THKKIS 18 PLKXTY OF WOKK
Ft Ml ALU
Albany, N. Y., Oct. 1 . In Its list
quarterly bulletin published todayy,
th department of labor rails attention
tO th8 marked impnivriiii-iri in
.which began In the middle of 100 1.
and has continued almost uninterrupt
edly. The department says now there
are relatively fewer Idle wage earners
In New York than thre were even In
ISO J. the most prosperous year ui no
decade.
Hundreds Injured In Ilrncnii.
Bruenn. Austria, Oct 1. A collision
took place here today between hvhI
-meeting of Germans and Cxocim, ic
' tuning from the agUatlun by the f
mer against the proposed establish
ment by the Cüech university here.
Troops were compelled to Intervene be.
fore order was restored. One hundred
and sixty persons were Injured, some
seriously, and several police stations
were partly wrecked and hundreds ot
Windows broken.
PRESIDENT M'CALL OF THE NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE
COMPANY, WHOSE RESIGNATION IS DEMANDED
v BY NEW YORK MINISTERS.
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TO DEMAND RESIGNATION
OF PRESIDENT M'CALL
Reverend Wilfred Moore Leads League the Pur
pose of Which Is to Force ' Retirement
of Speculators and Grafters From
Life Insurance Companies.
New York, Oct. 1. At the conclu
sion of u sermon in which he denounc
ed the management of the great Insur
ince companies, tonight, l'ev. Wilfred
Moore, pastor of the Riverside liaptisl
church, announced that at a meeting
to be held tomorrow in the offices ot
Attorney A. Judson Hyatt, tit Nassau
and Broadway, he would head a
league that would have for Its object
the bringing to the proper authorities
of the alleged nils. lee. Is of the officials
of the several insurance companies
which are now under Investigation by
the legislative committee. Mr. .Moore
-dated authoritatively that not only
would the Iriigiie request the resigna
tion of 'President M-Cill and Vict
President Perkins, but that they
would force tiuit result and compel
the officials to restore trust funds di
verted to any-alleged unlawful pur
pose. iicrniany Adopts Our P.cfnnns.
Washington. Oct. 1. Germany has
Indirectly complimented the I mtei J
Stmts by adopting in her portion fil
the Samoa h Island-" a form of govt-ru-nent
modelled after that whlth the
i'lilt.-.l State has established In thi
M.tnuin group. A government fieri
serving In I In; American group writes:
"1 notice by tin- last Z-ltung, the
Gcrqian Sumoan paier, that the Ger
DECLARES BOWEN CHARGES
DIRECTED
Washington. Oct. 1. In the
corre -
spondence between President House
velt and Assistant Secretary of Stale
hooinls, made public here toinlght, the
president says Secretary Hay dis
agreed with him on "even mil-1 cen
sure" of Mr. Ijonmls In tne i.iit. re
port on thi? Investigation of tin-
THREE KILLED BY ENGINE
CRASHING INTO CABOOSE
Pdrmlngham, Ala., Oct. 1. A switch
engine In the yards of the Iouisvllle
gc Nashville railroad Jumped the
track today, ami smashed luto a ca
boose en the adjoining track. Two
men were instantly klllfd and a third
so badly Injured that he died in
hosj Itai a lew hours later:
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, '
mans are changing their form of gov
eminent for the natives to cnrresjioml
to the form we have here, which Is a
very fine compliment to Judge Gtirr.
who really drew up the form we
have."
Regarding the life Americans lead
on the Islands the writer says:
"Hesides being the clerk to the sec
retary of native affairs and district
judge of Tiltil, I am clerk of the
high and district courts, reporter for
thi? high und distiet courts, clerk to
the registrar of titles, and 111 a bip
criminal case we had the governor as
signed me to duly as prosoct-.tUi.'; at
torney. So you tan see I am a very
busy man, wnieh I.--' very trying in this
climate."
(crinan Diplomacy Active.
London, Oct. 1. The St. Petersburg
i tit1 respondent of the Standard says It
is an indisputable fact that German
diplomacy Is exceedingly at tivc. The
ctuiscnsiM of opinion Is that the Kaiser
1-t urging the cxir to form a I'ont Ren
tal allanco to offset the Anglo-Jap. in
ese ii1II.uk e.
Cholera Appears In Id,.
I.od.. Uussian Poland, Oct. 1.
Three fatal casen of cholera were re
ported here today.
AGAINST HAY
1 charges brought by Mr. I'.ou cn, for-
i nierly minister o Venezuela, and atble
ilhat Secretary Hay very smmgly t on
itlemned Mr. Howen's eome.
i The preddent ttiotes Mr. Hay as iP
li laelng that most of the charges art
letilly uRilfi't himself (Mr. Hay) mid
loot "n gainst Mr. I.tiomis at all," una
Mhat Mr. lioweu knew that.
The Dead.
T. P. niltll, liellemuia, Ala.
JOSlvPH AAltO.V. lte-mer, Ala.
1.. M. Gt,(SS, ColuiulMa. Ala.
All are well known young men. The
luidles were terribly wangled. The
engineer
Jumping
nod lirtui.lll escaped, by
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CIIÍNESÉ MAY HAVE
SETTLED MEXICO
IN SOME PAST AGE
Remarkable Discovery in
Prehistoric Tollec Ruin.
BRICKS AND CaRVINGS OF
UNDOUBTED CHINESE ORIGIN
.Mexico City. Oct. I. lvploriilloii
niittlc In an old Toilet- pwamltl on til)'
Miijiiieyltos Hacienda In Hie stale I
Pueblo, have disclosed ilic fuel Ilia:
the structure was liullt of clay lirlt-U
wlilcli iroes It tt be far older than
(lie A.H'c nionait liy, anil possibly oili
er tliuti the Tolteo occupation of the
country, several elaborately curven
ligiiies were fount! representing; men
in t'liliicsi- dress uní with marked
( liinese features. The llurcs proba
bly represented warriors. Antliiiarl
mis are nuicli mr.iM over the matter,
as (lie evidence it lilts In a Chinese
set I lenient In Mexico in the piisl age.
mystery slSirounds
death of pole
Ml P.DI Il IX P.C1TAI.O SKrri.lv
' MlvNT VIIK I IK M'KIMKVS AS
SASSIN I.IVI'I).
P.uM' ilo, Oct. 1. Loul.i Kubynskl, a
Pole was slint an 1 imiriaily wounded
today. The poll-, e are looUiii;; for an
other Pole known t his, fellow work
men as Peter Kelly. The affair h
surrounded by much mystery. The
fat is thus f ir brought to light ludlcaie
that It was the work of some secret
oeb'ty.- Cviolgone, the assassin of
resident McKlnley, lived for a time
n tne roiHti seitinmeni vvneru to
day's shooting occurred.
prizefigiííerTtoox
TO THE timberune
WlllvN II.MXOIS .SllKItlll' AP-
PKAHKD WITH WAHP.ANTS AT
ItlXti Mid!,
Nevvjort, Ind., o- t. 1. Sheriff
Steiilu-ns this -afternoon broke up
prize i'm'lit b.v appearing Rt the ring
able In the woods near the Indiana-
Illlntds stats line. Kid Hubert of
Kansas City, ami Cirl Anderson of
Hammond, the principals, were In the
ring when the sheriff appeared and
announced that everybody was undei
arrest. The crowd of 30 men made
a break for the woods. Anderson and
tils manager, Kid Hennessey, of Imn
vllle. Illinois, were handcuffed togeth
er and brouiiht here.
Hubert, lio war stripped for the
fight, cscajed with the crowd.
may! sSWñí
süUase
NHURDER
Sensational Bosíon Crime
i
Ralíatrarl in Ra Cíanetnir
uwiiwiiu iu viwauiiKt
POLICE ARÍIST TWO ON ,
SUSPICION OF COMPLICITY
One Declares Friend Assisted in Cut
ting Up Body of a. tornan.
Both Are Held As
Witnesses.
Boston. Oct. l.-The first arrest In
connection with the finding in the har
bor near Wlnthrop on September 21,
of a stilt case containing the corpse of
a woman on whom a medical examin
er states an illegal operation had been
performed, occurred today, when the
polite took into custody. on suspicion
of being an accomplice tn the case
William A. Waynes of this city. The
ii rest Is said to jiave been made on
statements made by Samuel A. Wing
field, who told the police that he hail
i friend who had cut up the body,
Haynes was examined at length, and
while he denied the accusation ami
claimed his friend had contused it
with his being on a coroner's jury, he
was locked up. Hayncs is a clerk In
a shipping onice. wingucia is aiso
held us a witness.
will protesTagainst
new comandery
CHANO MASTKK W MKXICAX
KX 101 ITS TKIPI,.lt SPKIXGS
SKXSATIOX.
Mexico City. Méx., Oct. 1. Grand
Maxter Juan Pablo Sato, of the Mexi
can Knights Templar declares, he shall
protest to the proper uuthorltie
against the establishment of a com
mandcry of foreign Knights Temnhir
In this city. He'declares also that it 1
lbsurd for the new commandery to
siv that It will not recognize the
rights of the Mexican Knights, of
whom there are now 10.000. with
commandcrles scattered all over the
republic.
DEMONSTRATIONS
FORBIDDEN BY
BUDA PEST POLICE
torchlight Processions Set
for Tuesday Stopped.
i
LITTLE CHANGE REPORTED
IN POLITICAL CRISIS
P.tid.i Pest, Oct. 1. The prefect has
issued an order prohibiting torchlight
pro,-es-lons - whlt h the coalition par
ties and onrlallRts respectively an
nounced yeeterday would lake place on
October 3.
Itoth parties have postponed tin
proposed demonstrations to October
10. the anniversary of the execution ot
Count I.ouls llatthynayl, who was
premier of Hungary In 1848 and who
was arrested and executed by the Aus
trlans the following year. The coali
tion parties Intend to make a tlemoii-
stratilon at the grave of the count.
There has been no change In the po
litical crisis.
PLEASANT PROSPECT
OF TEXAS LYNCHING
MONT ÍJIHSOX HAS I INK CIIAM KS
OI' IJl llXIXG ATTIIIv
STAKE.
Edna.' Texas, Oct. 1. A party which
arrived I" town late today from me
Allen pasture where tne negro, mom
Gibson, was located this afternoon re
ports that several posses are in not
pursuit and are rapidly being aug
mented and that a capture by mid
night Is deemed certain. Hloodhnumifs
have been 'placed on Gibson track
Thi. officers never will be allowed to
take possession of the negro and th
gtfiieril opinion Is that he will meet
leath ut the stake.
Parents Would Witness rtiiinliig.
H H. Heasley, brother of Mrs. Pon-
din, ihe murdered woman, stated tnnt
it was the renuest of bis father Him
mother, made tonight that the men be
nleailed with 111 the event Gibson Is
captured not to burn him until morn
ing, as they botn destrea to ne prescm
it his execution "nd they wanted ir
the citizens of Kdna. and Jacki-on
county lio desired to see It he accord
ed the privilege. They want tho burn
ing to occur In a suitable public place
In Kdna.
Semis XI. 00(1 Into Idleness.
Merlin, Oct. J. A lockout In
three of Ihe greatest electrical com
panies In Merlin began today. It af
fects all factories of the Allgemelne,
Slemens-Halske, and the Siemens
Sehuckert companies, except one lamp
factory, and throws about 33,000
workmen out of employment.
Xoleil ( ubaii Mnntllt killed.
Guana, t'uba, Oct. 1. It Is reported
that the notorious Oihan bandit,
Chino Orelll. has bo-en killed by the
iliral guards, Orelll has been con
demned to deiith for several murders.
Many attempts have been made to
capture him.
DECREASE
ÍN FEVER
9
Few New Cases ?
tn Cr
ni y
MlSSISSIf vTI0N
NOív' THE MOST SERIOUS
Reports From New Orleans and Pen
sacóla Show Marked Falling
Off in New Cases
and Deaths.
New Orleans, Ia., Oct. 1. The yel
low fever report to 6 p. m.:
New eases, 23.
Total 'to date, 3.023.
Deaths, 3.
Total to date, 391.
New foci, 4.
Cases under trentment, 227.
Discharged. 2.405.
Hundred", leaving Ylcltsburg.
Vicksbuisr. Miss., Oct. 1. Five new
cases of yellow fever and no death
was the report up to 6 p. tn., today
Several hundred people left the city
last night ami today.
Xevv ('a.-cs In Natchez.
Natchez, Miss., Oct. 1. Of the five
new cases of yellow fever reported U
to 6 p. m.; today, three are white and
two colored.
The official report shows total easel
to date to be 97; total foci, 27; total
deaths, 5; under attrement, 30.
The Sunday report would have beep
the lowest one on record, except Tin
the report of a nest of Infection in an
other convent and asylum, the attend
ing phvsiclan reporting six case;
among the girls In Mount Carmel In
stitute asylum in Piety street. Then
have been several cases In the Motín'
Carmel convent, In St. -Claud street
and as these two Inttltutlons are close,
ly allied it Is very likelv that the :ii
fectlon was transmitted from one tt
ihe other. Another case whs reporten
from the French asylum In St. Anm
street.
The Algiers side turned up two cas
es. Among the deaths was that o1
Sister Mary Mtlith of the convent o
the Perpetual Adoration.
Tho total number of enses untie-
treatment in the city Is only 227. which
is the best evidence of the good Ugh
against the epidemic.
It is not at all unlikely that by in.
time the president arrives, the quar
antine In lxnilslau - will le only i
memory.
The following reports were re
ceived:
Kenner fine new rase; two deaths
Mandevllle--One new case.
Tallulah and vlcnlty Thirteen new
cases.
The Mi-slsslppl Summary.
Jackson, Miss., Oct. 1. The Missis-
slnid yellow fever tonight is as ro
lows: Vlrkshtirg Five new rases.
Natchez Five new cases.
Scrantnn Might new cases.
Gulfport One new case.
Mississippi City Six new cases.
Hamburg Two new cases; om
death.
Itosetta Two new cases; three sus
peded.
Handsboroiigh One new case.
Supplies have been sent to the peo
pie of Hamburg, who are In tlestltutt
circustances.
Kncoiirnglnsf !tert I-win IVnsaeola
Pensncola. Fla., Oct. 1. The official
fever summary tonight Is as follows:
New rases, R,
Total to tlate, 158.
Deaths, none.
Total. SB.
Cases discharged. fi3.
Case.! under treatment, 79.
The health offlclils are greatly en-'
irert over the small number of
new cases reported today and the situ
ation Is entirely satisfactory.'
ALL HONOR FOR
RUSSIAN WAR HERO
STIllkING tOXTItAST WITH Till
ItK T.ITIOX iilVKX TO THK
l l-:i F.ATK I S it KSS l-'.l
Odessa, Oct. 1. The body of .Major-
General Kondratenko, commander ol
the seventh east Siberian rllles, whr
was killed December last during the
siege of Port Arthur and who Is hon
ored throughout Hussla us the fore
most hero of the war, arrived here to
day on the steamer from Port Arhur
The body was received with a ifreat
civic anil military demon (ration In
striking contrast with the Indifference
displayed on the arrival of Lieutenant
General Stoessel. Deputations brought
wreaths from many cities and from
the Kussbm army In Manchuria.
A special train tomorrow will con
vey the body In state to St. Petrs
burg, -where In the presence of Km
peror Nicholas, It will be Interred In
the Alexander Nevsky monastery, the
restlnir place of the empire' most
celebrated men.
ONE MORE VICTIM
OF THE GREAT WAR
FM.TI M1XK l4VS II
COASTIXO NTIvAMKIl HSII-MIO,
KOITH OF SHAXTI XG.
Che Foo, Oct, 1. The coasting
steamer Hslesho, plying botween
Shaiighil and Denbln, atrink a mine
and was- totally destroyed ninety miles
south of Shantung promolory Mutur
day morning. Fifteen persons on board
the vessel drowned. The foreign pa
sengers and a portion of the crew of
the Hslfsho were rescued by two pans
Ing steamer, i
Twenty I Mown Off llvcn Maud
lP'Islngfor, Oct. 1. The Swedish
steamer Njord and The Robert collld
ed -Saturday evening near Hveert ll
and. In the sound. The Hubert nank
Twenty person were drowned.
STOCK TRAIN
MASHES
PASSENGER
Fatal Wreck in St.
Railroad Yards.
Paul
AIR WAS NOT WORKING ON
SPEEDING FREIGHT TRAIN
Two Pullmans Bear Brunt of Terrific
Crash, Landing Bottom Up in
the Ditch. Many
Injured.
St. Paul. Oct. 1. A Chicago and
Great Western stock train running 20
miles an hour, as It was going through,
the St. Paul yards at 9:30 o'clock this
.nornlng struck the middle of a "Soo"
line passenger train which had Just
left 1,'nlon station and hurled two
Pullman sleepers over a retaining wall
to the bottom of a gully 20 feet below.
;ne sleeper landed bottomslde up and
he other fell on Its side. Both cara
were badly wrecked. One woman waa
so badly Injured she died at St. Jo
seph's hospital shortly after being tak
jn there and nine others were serious
ly Injured while a score or more were
less seriously hurt.
The "Soo" train had arrived from
Montreal thirty minute late and was
bound for Minneapolis, running, o
witnesses say, about SO miles an hour
At near Fourth street the track on
which It was running leads to an In
.Ide double track. Here the engineer
of the S(o" train alghted the Great
Western stock train going for the
South St. Paul stock yards and head
'ng for n split switch which connect
he outside and Inside tracks. The
engineer of the Great Western train
whistled for brakes, showing that hla
i Ir brakes were not working and aa a
warning to the "Soo" train, but It waa
evidently not heard, oa the "Soo"
'rain failed to slacken.
The engine ami first sleeper of the
"Soo" train got safely acrosa the
nvltch, but the second and third
tleeners were hit. The end of he
rourth sleeper was partially wrecked.
The Dead.
MPS. CLAMA N. CHOSS. Mlnneapo.
Us, died at St. Joseph's hospital.
Seriously IiiMiml.
J. P. Wilkinson, aged 4 5, Minneapo
lis, head and hip Injured.
Mrs. Henry Dentsch, 28 yeara old,
Minneapolis, bark and head hurt.
I S. Morris, aged 43. Moinrrsr.
head, back nnd neck Injured.
James Mordeaux, aged 4. porter, St.
Paul, head, back and legs injured
Wrecker Pernll flyer.
Nashville. Tenn.. Oct. 1. The Louis
ville Nashville flyer, running be-
weeii St. Louis and New Orleans.
vent Into an open switch at Goodi.-' -
irly today, colliding with box cara
in Ihe sltllng. I ne nrsi mree cum
were damaged. The engineer and lire
man were hurt bul the passengers es-
aped Injury. The wreck la believed
lo have been caused by wreckers.
asks engIanTto
STOPSLAUGIITER
VISMIvl) IXTIvllVFXTlOX MM'ÍÍIIT
HY ll.M.KAX rOMMITTKK IX OPT-
KAOIvK IX MACEDONIA.
London.' Oct. 1. 'Noel Buxton, M
'., chairman of the Balkan committee
ecently wrote to Foreign Minister
l.ansdowne with reference to the mas-
.acre by Turkish troop In the Mnre-
lonlan village of Konopnltx suggesting
the enforcement of European control
if Macedonia, If necessary by the aid
f a naval demonstration.
Lord lansdowne replied to the ef
fect that the government was already
iivestlgatlng the Incident with a view
o diplomatic representation to the
Porte ami said he had ascertained
hat the Turkish authorities had sent
i commission to the tone, the report
if which was awaited.
W. A. Moore, secretary of tb-i Bal
kan committee, who returned ,vr...n
Ion front a two mouth' tour of
donla reported this massacre Jr
Associated Press Saturday. s
ARMY STOREHOUSES V,
DESTROYED BY FIRE v(
lAPAxrsi: wau bfpautmext
SI ITI.B-S Tlllioriill HLAZK
IX TOKIO.
Tokio, Oct. 1, A fire,, which broke
out In the army tora at Hiroshima at
1 o'clock this morning and eontlnued
for over four hour destroyed twenty
temporary buildings together ' w'ltn
their contents, consisting principally
of provisions and clothing. The cause
of the lire Is being Investigated. A
large part of tho clothing had been
removed to another atnrehouae before
the fire. The extent of the damage la
believed to he comparatively rlight
There waa no los of life.
A later telegram .from Hiroshima
say that the nre was sun nurning
at 1 o'clock thi afternoon. In addi
tion to twenty buildings containing
clothing and provision, seven other
tilled -with fodder were dentroyea. Al
though the building were constructed
of light material they contained an
enormou amount of stored good, and
the structures being of Inflammable
nature, the Mame were difficult to ex
tinguish, despite the effort of the
troop. The fire wa dlsiyvered at I
o'clock and spread with great ra
pidity. II w probably of Incendiary
origin. The loss Is variously estimated
at from 12.000,000 to S, 000, 000.
IVitlnnntilh to Tokio.
Rt. Petersburg. Oct. 1. It I said
that M. Koroslovtseff. formerly secre
tury of the Musslan legation at pekln.
and an attache of the llusslan pence
mission, at M. de Wltte'a special re
quest, will be appointed the Musslan
minister at Tokio.
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