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tlme. TryTee Dee Want Ads. 1 cent a word. Big retui*ns. Bi^pattl) If You Consult the Tee-Dee Want Ads. you vviilsavetnoney. Something new daily. THE TIME8, KOUNDED 1WW. THE DIBPATCH, FOtJNED IfwO. WHOLE NUMBEft 16,639. RieilMOND, VA., TUESDAY, SEPTEMI3E11 13, 1004. PRICE TWO CENTS. SUMMARY OFJTHE DAY'S NEWS The Weather. YVASHIiN'gton, Sopt. 11-'Forecast for TiifHflnv nnd Wortliosday: Vii-gliila?Falr, tooler Tuesdav; We'.Tnes dav fulr; light norih to nor'iionst wlnds. Noltli rarollna-Fiilr Tupsdav. cobie.r In tho Inlerloi, Wodnesdny falr; UglU villft blo wlndsi becomlng northorly. Tho boat ln Rlchmond yosterdny was Teallv oppresslve. The thermomotcr went. an hlgh aa 91 ln the nlternoon. but. th" tcrhpet'ttlure was iiomewhal Mower - al. night. RA.VGE OF THE~THERMOaMETER. P A. M. li n M.;.8'? .'I 1?. M. I'l il V. M. 85 n P. ,M.-.??" 18 n mldnlgtii."8 Avcragc . 81 5-ii JbRhest iernperalue yeVerday... 01 I/,w?m tempera turo yostrrday.'& .M.'iiii lemponitiiro y.-sterdny.77 Normiii loiiiii.'i-.ii.ii-.' for Seiilombcr...: al Da'pnrltir" from tiurinnl temperit.ii'e.. 07 FlccIpHiltion durlng past. 21 hoiirs.... Ol M1NIATURK Al-MANAC. Sentembor I8i lfOI Hiin rls>-s.5:61 I HIGH TIDI-7. 8.111 wf-ty.6121 | Moinlng.":"" Moon sott.9:05 I Evenlng.7:30 'Richmond. Rlohmond snldlers return from the mill tnry iiiiiiioouvoih ut Maiiassas, whero they niailo ti Ilno reooril-Tho Sacrfd Hoiirt bazaur auuplclously opencd with Governor Montaguc tho prlnclpal orator?School Board porfects arrangeinenle for the openlng of tho clt.y sohools on Thiirsday -I.oad plpo thloves set flre lo a linini some Went End rosldence?Governor Montaguc cxpectcd s<*on tu nnnounco hls candldacy for the Senate?Ofllcera etedt 1 o.| by tho Bl-courity W. O. T. U.-Lady liijiiro.l hv bolng thrown from a bllggy-i Seiiator I.vie thinks Mr. Wysor will b" J olaroie.i ln the Nlntli Dlatrict?Party of enth.islnstlc I.ynchburgers on a long auto , tour-Mrs. Triitnan A. Parker dies ot hor I fiim'K home; sovoral ottter deaths ln Rleh mond-Kdgar Allaii. .Ir.. atrafn noml nalcd for Congress by the Wllllarhg fac tlon and tlio rogulars expoeted to nut up Attorney' Goorge Hansnn-Ront of Vete rans elect dolvgates to tiie rcunloh flt Eynchburg?Bnptlst Suiiday School As tioolatlon has liighly lniercMlng meetlng -Ncgro oarpenlor falls from scaflold ??Trumpotor Cowardln, pf tho Howltzcrs, suffors broken rlb durlng Mannssas nianoeiivors-Romantle wcddlng of re crutlng ofllcer and sweetheart of former days?Closfng cxorclses at tho public playground this afternoon. MANCHES TElt-Iflremeri worklng hard and hope to secure the carnlval?Cash drawer robbod of .411 by negro thlef-Exclliiig street light-Beveral deaths. Virginia. S'juthall'u majorlty ln the dlslrict, with Beventeen iirecfncts to hoar from, ls S50 -The ".-impaign oponod al Chcaterftcld Cotirlbouse, tlio Governor muklng tlio Jeadltig tpoech before a large crowd A Louisa. county lady attacks an ofllcer wlih halchet and stlek nnd then retreats to her lioiitn ?nd bed and irwxins when arra-sted-Mnnassns Raclng Assoclation liolds Its flrst rmeetlng at Maiiassas?? Yaiiing man found dylng ln road In ,\ppo inattox supppsed to have-been accidentully shol with <>wn rifle-Coroner's jurj* at Tiizewell Indict Culvin Caudlll for tbe dealb "f 1-Htb Heifkler, wbDte sh-HiytliE,"* tbe tlme- ,w?s.tAJ;i?>,stPry-Campaign 'ln tho'ftlxtb nistriot opeiied at ItliKtburg; ,.;ia.?s. C'aton, Barkwlalo HJid Halsey speak >-Pretldent Bdwin A. Alderman tako? up the work at the Hulverstty?Two i.egi-o women held ln Alexlitldrla. county for kllllng a man-Ohostertlcld court be plns a busy term with :l long crimlnal dneket-Peterfbiirgor oiiih hls wlfe'a throat wltli a raior in the street and then siirreiiders blmwelf-Charlea I.. Harrisoii, a Pullman oonduotor. arcldentally ^llOt ami badly wounded ln T.ynchburg. North Carolina. Ellington defoats Broughton for the S"nate In the Wakc oounty primaries Twen'ty-flve out of the thlrty-ilve mu tlnous sonlors at the Agrlcultnral and Mechanleal College. will be rt-instated? Son on tniln seea hls father kllleaj on tniek ut Sponcor-The tesifmony in the Shlrrell murder ease ls all taken: great crowdS attend iho trial; autllne of proso ciillon nnd defensci-Confederate reunlon '?. at Radford with Treasuror Lack as ora ? tor. General. Japanese consul rnakes formal demand that Hnttcd States compel Riisnlan aux? illary i-riii.ser now nt'San Krahcisco to le.-ive within twenty-four hours; matter ls being Investlgateal; Baltlc fleet salls for the Far Ea.?t tn take. part ln tho war; General Zassalltch rcportcd severely wounded and captured with H.000 of hls | B.Oiyj mon; Japanese preparing to foreo , another batllo In Manchurla; are sorely dlsappolntod at fallure to impose fliinl con fllct on Russlans at I.lao Vaiig-Rumpred that Alexleff has reslgned and tliat Kuro patkln will b" supcrseded; Japanese roport flndlng dum-dum bullets al I.lao Vang; ? Lliievltch said to have cut Kurokl's eommunicalions wllh Feng ^S-allg Cheng-Republleans sweep Maine; piurallty but a four bundred below that of last campaign; Sheehan da nles rumors of frlction; Ilill holds long conference wltb Parker-Great cxclteinent on tho wheat market; country sald to he fa.ee to faoo with necessily of brlnging ln forelgn wlieat to "l.iiilii hiiffloient supply of food -Mob stands guard over men charged with murder and Ihroatons to shoot sheriff and soldlers; trouble grows out of blondy affair on Irain. ln which two were klllotl-Mrs. 1-1. JS1. Flagler robhed of many thoiisands-Ohnrlottesvlllc w..-inan straiiged to dcath hy drlnking n glass pf milk._ SAVAGE ATTACK ON ' ' N0N-UNI0N WORKERS (By AsBoelated rra-ss.) CHICAGO, Sept. 12.-?Two savage at taoks WjiTo mado on non-imlon workers to-nlght.' at tho stock yards and ln tho flghts that followed, olght persons wero Injured. four of them Including two girls being luirl bo severely that it was neces sary to taho them to hospltals. Tho trouble started with an altack on seveii nogroos. Tho police say that tho altai-k was to frlghten non-unlon ein ploya's into qulttlng tho stock yards. ? - Admitted to ' the Firtn.' Messrs TI. .^eldon Taylor nnd IT. T. Rlche'sou, constltuting the well known real eslalo flrni of II, Seldnn Taylor nnd Company, annoiinco the ndmlsslnn Into tho partnerslilp nf M'r. II. Seldon Taylor, Jr. The flrrn napio will not be changed. Th* IB ndvertlsements for help pub. lighed ln to-ilay'd Tlmos-Dlsputoa on n'ftgfl 10 are us loilowi t 2 Trucles. 4 Siilesrao'p.. 2 Oflicelielp, ti Doroestios, X Saleswouian. 6 Il^iscellaneous. Thlt not only liiterttU thott oul ot ??rk. but thofle dflsiring tt miprov* tbflir pc-ntioBfl tu wea PRES1DENT ? FLAYS THE DEMOCRACY hetter of Acceptance Was Made Public on Sund^y. DISCUSSES ISSUE OF THE CAMPAIGN Dcfcnds Republiean Policy and Says the Democrats Do Not Know What .They. Be? lieve and Cannot Per fbrm' What They Promi5c. (Bv A?socl?tecl Trene.) otsTER BAV. N. Y., Hept. 12.-Presl dent Roosovelt'n letter formally acccpt Ing Uie Republiean nomlnntlon for the nresldency of the Unlted States has been made public. ' The Presldent says: Oyster Bay, N. Y.. Sept. Vi, 1004. Hon. J. C. Cannon. Cluilrnian of the Notiflcatlon Commlttee: "My Bear Sir,?I accopt the nomlna tlon for the Prcsldeney tendered me by th? Rnpubllcnn Natlonal Commlttee, and cordlttlly approve the platform adopted by lt In writitiB this letter thero, are certaln pointH upon which 1 desire (to lay ca peclal fitresK. ' "It Is dIHlcult lo find out from the uttcrances of t.he oppononts what are the reai Issues upon whlch they propose to wagc thelr cnmpalgn. It Is not unfair to !,ny that. havlng obandoncd most of tbe princlples upon whlch they .ha4-e Inslstert during the last clght years, they now s(v?m at a loss, both as to what ll is that they shall aBsert thelr bellef ln anythlng. In fact, lt Ib doubtful lf they ven ture resolutely to press a .?inglo ls suc; as soon us they ralsc one they shrlnk from lt nnd scck to explaln |l away. Sucli an attltude is the probably liiC4-ltablo rcsult of thf'effort to Improve convlctlons; for w.hcn tlius Improvlsed, It Is natural that the> should bo held In a tentatl4-e man? ner. ?, The Republiean Creed. "The partv now ih control of the gov crnment ls troublcd by nn such difflcul tfes. 4V(i do not ha.vc lo guess at our 04411..i-onvlctlons.. and then, torrect the guess If 4t?rteetnB uripopular. -Tiie' princl? ples whlch we'prbfesn are those In whlch we. belleve with' Uearfc and soul nftd strength; Men may .diner from us; but they cannot accuse its of shlftlness or inslncerlty. Thn pollcles. we have pur niied are. those whlch we earnestly h"ld as esscntlal to the natlonal welfare nnd rrpute. Our actlons spcak even londer than our words for tho falth ..that ia in us. AVe bnse our appeal upon w.hat we Iia4-e done and arc doing. upon our record of admlnistratlon and legislatlon during the last so4*en years, ln which we have had complete control of the government. We Intend in the future to carry on the government ln the same' way that we hiu-c carrled It on In tho past. "A party whose. members are radlcally at varianco on most vitnl Issues, and if unlted at all. are only unlted on Issues where thelr attltude-threatens wldospread dlsa?ter to the whole country. cannot be trusted to govern In any matter. A party which, with facile ease. changes all its convlctlons before electlon cannot bo trusted to adhere with tenacity to any prlnciple after electlon. >. party flt to g04'ern must havo convlctlons. In _536 the Kcpubllf.an. party came into power. and In 1900 it retalned power on certaln defl nlto pledces. eaeh of whlch was scrupu lously fullllled. But ln addltlon to meet? lng and solvlng tho problems which were Issues in these campalgns, it also became necessary to meet other problems whlch arose after electlon; and It is no small part of our clalm to public confldence that those were solvpd with tho same success thnt hnd nttended the solutlon of those concerning whlch the battles at the poles 4vere fought. In other words, our governmental cfflcleney provpd equai not only to the tasxs that wpre antlcl pated, bnt to rtolng eaeh unanticlpated task as ll arose. "When the conlest of 1806 was declded. tho questlon of the war wlth Spaln was not an Issue. When the contest of 1900 44-ns deciiled, the shape whlch l.he Isth mlan Canul rmestlon ultlmately took could not have heen foresecn. But tho same qunlllies whlch enahled those responslbln for maklng and admlnlsterlng tho laws at \Vas.hln'gtoii to deal siiccessfully wlth the tarlff nnd tho eurrency, enabled them also to deal with the Spanlsh 4var; nnd the same qualltles whlch enabled them to ni-t 4vlsely In the rjillippines, and In Cuba, also enabled them to do thelr duty us regards tho problems: connncted wlth (Contlnued on Thlrd Page.) THINK LETTER "is~~ FULL OF AIR HOLES President's Address Deciared to be Full of Reckless Staieinents. (Special to Tho Tlmcs-Dlspatch.) WAHJJ1NC-TON, D. C, Septeinbor 12.? Presldent Iloosevelt'H letter of acceptance has been much dlseiissed ln DPinocratlc clivles ln llila clty ^to-day, it has sur prlsed Democrats in moro than one par tlculnr. It surpi'ised them by renson. of Us' belng so much outspoken than his speech of acceptance, whlch waa con slderably tnmei'. The letter ls regarded here as belng thoroughly Pooseveltlan, dramatlc, bold. hlghsnunding, full of rtekless stntements nnd more vulnora blo than any paper whlch Mr. Boosovelt has ever piihllshcd, Tli- Democrats -yylll find tho letter full of nlrholos. One of these was polntod out by Reprosentatlve Cowhord, rhnlrman of tho Deinocrtttio Congrcesionul C'onimlttee, Ihls afternoon, "Mr. RooHfivolt siiys thero hus been no Increaso ln tho expenses of go\,oin nionl," said Mr. Cowhord, "yot overy body kno4vs that hls nearly four years of'offlce havo cost tho country more thnn %'00,000,000 more than tho four years of Mr. MoKlnley, ln 4Vhloh wo fought tha 4vur wlth Spaln. But ufler havlng sald that thero hud been no increuso Iu gov ernmeii,tul expendltuies, Mr. I>iosevelt goes mi to explain tho csuse of the In crease.'' DEMANDS THAT THE OOVERNMENT FORCE CRUISER TO LEAVE PORT _3__y 0^z.r_B__l i_3? JB -*__ a_rJ'__>4____5.?^tn^iueccrxrV_'>fii' ?aB__g;^?rTnpgJL7, t E_^;/3gaagu**: MONTAGDEON THE STUMP His Excellency and Messrs. LaYrib,' Wallace and Pqllard *_*?? "'? '?"' fn"' Clicstcrficld. GREAT DAY FOR DEMOCRATS (Special to The Tlmei-DIspatch.) CHESTE-RFJ.ELD C. H., September 12. The Democrats of this county opened thelr campalgn here to-day under the most flattering ausplces, the court-room havlng been packed to '04-erflowing wlth farmers who came out to hear the is? sues dlscussed by popular and well known orators. ! The feature of the oecasion was a brll liant presentatlon of the. Democratlc vlew.of the struggle, by Oovernor Mon tague, who spoke for nearly an hour, tuated Hls Excejlency's remarks wlth en Interested auditors, who frequently punc rar?j occaslons that they become enthu thuslastic cheerlng. Tho other speakers Were Congressraan Urab, Deinocratlc-elector John Garland Pollard ond Mr. .Jeffcrson Wallace. all of whom 4yere well reeelved, though their efforts 4ve,'re the greater portlon of tho tlme belng allotted to the Governor, who. had not hltherto frequently appeared on the stump In the county. Judge Clopton, sltting for Judge Watr son, who was detalned by illness, ylelded the .courthouse about 2 o'clock, and tho meetlng 4vas preslded over by County Chnirman Phll V. Cogbill, former State senator from tho diBtrict, Enthusiastic Crowd. Chesterfleld people have always been counted good llsteners, hut it is only upon dare oceasions that they become enthu piaetlc. over the uttnrances of publio speakers. ' Thn meetlng to-day furnisherl an ex coptlon to the rule, for lt was not once or twlce, but fully a dozen times that tho nudience brokn into enthusiastic. cheerlng as polnt after polnt 4vas scorPd hy the representatlves of the Democratlo party. . The speech of the. Governor was alto (Contlnued on Fourth Page.) ABUSED FOR RAISING FLAG American Citizen Says He Was Thrown Into Prison in Turkey. fSpeclnl to The Times-Dispateh.) NEW YORK, September 12,-The Sul tan of Turkey wlll havo lo do a lot of explainlng or pay dnma?es to Constan Kazaco, an Amerlcan cltlzen, who 4vas abused for ralsing the Amerlcan flag on the Fourth of July t4vo years ago at hls home ln 'Artoa, thlrty mlles frqm Con stantlnople. Kazaco fled from Turkey to avold belng thrown Into prison and othenvtse mlstreaied. Ho arrh'ed here a few days ago on the Brltlsh steamshlp CrosB4\'en. He tokl hls Ptory to tho offi cors oC the legal aid snclety, and thoy have prepared it in affldavlt form und sent it to the Department of Stuto at Woshlngfbn. Kasaco nitsed ihe> Amerlcan flag on hia housetop. The aovernor.of Artoa sent two soldlors' and a priest to haul do4vn and burn thn Amerlcan flu_. Mnt."(KH_u co saw thom comlng nnd hld the flag. The Governor of Artoa Uirow Kuzaco Into prison 'and took away 'his Anierlcan passports ajnl travellng passes. Tho Brlt? lsh consul at Pandormu gave Kazaco a pass to ConstantlnoplP, and thero ^he ap? plled to tho Amerlcan reprosentatlvo for protoctlon. According to Kazaco, the Amerlcan consul sald; "I.cwi do notli yiuj for you."' He llieii camo here, ' 2&g&fe'?(iBPfAT>i*z &ts&$8 The above group, taken from the New York Herald, shows two of the largest battleshlps In the Baltlc fleet and two of the admlrals who wlll accompany It to the Far East. WILD ROAR FOR WHEAT Indications That Uncle Sam Must Bring In Foreign Pro ducts or Starve. (By .Atsoclntod Prese.) CHICAGO, September 12,?''Wheat at ?3 a bushel before next May," was roared by the bulls to-day on" the Board of Tra.de. At the opening of the niarket thero was an exclted dernaiid for wheat with- fe4v traders venturhwj to sell. Those who wished to buy shouted blds of 2 cents a bushel above the prices prcvalllng at tho closo of the market Saturday,-and the quantity that nnybody would sell even at such a templlng advanco was ox tremely limltcd. Ot winter and sprlng wheat produced this year ln the Unlted States, it was contended there is bnroly enough for bread and seed, If every bushel of It 4vas avallable, whlch Is not possible, nnd the country is therefore face io face wlth tho neceaslty of bringlng in forelgn wheat to help keep the 4volf from the door p\\ another hnrvest shall havo been| ralsed. As thn sesslon advauced, prices roso still hlghor, the deinand froni shorts 4vhlch catised tho Inllial spurt belng aug mentcd by heavy buylhg In c.ommlsslon houses. At the hlgh polnt of the dny all dellveries sh04V of galn of 4 cents or more, as comparcd with Satur'day's flnal quotatlons. The sensatlonal strength was malntalned up to tho last moment of tradlng. Whole Country Buy ing. (By Assoclated Prasn.) NEW YORKj Pept. 12.?Reforo a com? blnatlon of senwitlonal bulllsh crop flg ures from thn government nnd a blg frost searo In the nortluvest wheat prices shot up four cents a bushel to-day and closed wlthin B-8 cenls of thn seiison's htghnst record. Everybndy had been counting on tho government to sho4v that receqt extreniely low prh'ate crop estlmates 4vern exaggeroted, hut thn bureau flgures were nearly as bad, nml the 4Vholo country stnrted ln lo buy 4vheat. Kropi opening ln close It 4vns n steady advanco wlth llttle for sale, nnd llie sltuatlon 4vas niaterlally strongth ened by Um ne4vs that blg flour snles had been niade, partly for ISuropenn acoount, one Eastern mlll havlng sold Its entire output up to Novmnber for shlpment to Europo, COURT OF INQUIRY TO MAKE REPORT TO-DAY I'tsajj iwiBinoimv .fa) AT1.ANTA, 41 A., Scpt. 12.?Tho Stntes boro court of inqulry 4vlll probably make Its report to Governor Tor rell tr>-inorro4V. Nothlng indicatlng tho nature of tho report has been dlvulged to-day. .Jt ls prohablo lhat Ihe Governor will not glvn oul Iho n port till hn has iloter mined on soino acllon follnwlng the re, .coinmendatlunsiof Uio coprt. MAKE GAIN Effect-Slight. Reduction in Re^ publican Plurality in .Maine;' SHEEHAN DENIES FRICTION (By Associated Press.) PORTLAND, ME., Septomber 12.?Tho Reipubllcans to-day ca'rried tho State for Wllliam T. Cobb, of Kockland, tho can dldate for Governor, by a plurality of about (30,000 over Cyrus W. Davls, ot Waterville, .hls Dcmoeratlc opponent. Completo . rcturns will not be recelved for sevei-al days, but 300 out of 522 crlties, towns and plantatlons givc Cobb 69,705; Davls, 38,399. The same places in 1900 gave Hlll (Republlcan) S1.70T; Lord (Dem ocrat) 29,302. These returns show a Re publiean galn of about 15'per cent. and a Democ.ratlc galn of about 31 per cent. over 1900. Tho voto for Governor will probably be tha largest slnce 3SSS. The Republicans had prodioted a plurality of 18,000 for Cobb and tho resuit 1s very satlsfactory to ? tho leaders. Tho Domo cratlo lenders stated that if the Ropub lican plurality of 33,384 of four years ago was reduced by one vote, thnt they should regard itasa rjomocratic vlctory. Up to a lato hour to-night no stato ment could be obtalned from any of the Dcmocratio leaders. All fourof ,the Re publlcau mcmbers of Congress were re elected. Amos A. Allen, ln the Flrst, nnd Charles E. Elttlefleld ln the Second, were rcturncd by practlcally tho same plu ralitles as ln 1000, whllo In tho Thlrd Con gressrriaii E. C. .'Riirlelgh ran ahead of his vote of four yenrs ago. ln tho Fourth Dlstriot Congressman l.lewollyn Powers was re-elected by 6,300 niajority compared with 8,800 two years ago. Tho Democrats inado slight galns in bnlh branches of tho T.eglslature, hut. not onnugh to affect tlio re-electlon of United .States Sc-nntor Eugeno Ilalo. Passed Quietly. Tho oloctlon pussed under condltlons favornhlo for a large vote. The weather dull and threatonlng early ln tho day. bo oame clenr and Invlting boforo noon and (Contlnued on Fiftli Pnge.) HAD PLANNED TO KILL PLANTERS Timely Discovery of Plot in Georgia Leads to Arrcst of Negrocs. WEST POINT. \GA., Septeniber 12. What ls sald io bo a "boforo day" club. but goes under tho lianiQ of "Doublo Plne Uodge," was dlscovored noar hero to-.lay ln Hurrls county, and cousldorabl.) oxo.llo ment was croated when a negro member weakened and Jnformed Toin Dnnlols and BartOW Danlels, two pronilnent planters, that t'hey were. lo ho kllled In-nlglit. An armed foivo al ouco gathered and two negroes, T. J. Rurdeii and AVest Rllllng ley, supposed to bo tho leuders, woro eap turod. lt ls not known what was done with 1h? negroes, but lt ls suiiposed that they wei'o tuken to Uanilllon Jii.ll. t RIVER SW0LLEN BY RAINS CAUSES GREAT DAMAGE (By Ansoclutod Pien.1.) ' I.AREDO, TEXAS, Beptember 12.?As a resuit of tlio hoavy ralns which ht.ivo fulleu ln tlio terrltory oxtondlng from tJho lieadwat.-rs >.f the Rlo Graiidf. lo Us mouth, nmc.il ilimuigi- has been wroughl, nnd gravo fear is oxpresaed thnt furiher lnss will bo caiised at Rlo Grnndii clty. JPilO raln oonUnues to fall ln this vtdnlty. Japanese Consul Makes Formal Protest to the U. S. ZASSALITCH AND 3.000 CAPTURED Linevitch Said to Have Cut Kuroki's Communication With Feng Wang Cheng?Baltic Fleet Sails for East?Re? ported That Alexieff Has Resigned. The sanguinary sidc of the Russo-Japanese eonflict is not now in evidence, and with the practical suspension of news from the front the interest for the timc being centers in rumors?that Viceroy Alexieff has resigned, as. reported Sunday. that General Kuropatkin is to bc rcplacedby Licutcnant-General __ Linevitch, now in command of the forccs at ?Vladivostok and other statcments which cannot be traced to au thentic sources, but all of which, if true, would have a most irii portant bearing on the s^tuation. One Russian correspondent points out^that when the Japa? nese withdraw from the Russian front it is usually the prccurSor of; their appearance on the flanks and he thinks the - indicatrons. point to a Avihtetr cainpaign. In? terest again turns ' to Port Ar-. thur and to the effect which the Russian defcat at Liao Yang is likcly. to Wave'on the garrison ther.e,. and tjiefear is c.x,pressed that the siegc will soon end in. disaster for- Russian arms. To Americans Ihe matter of chicf interest is the demand of the Japanese Consul that the Russjan auxiliary cruiser. now at -Saii Francisco bc made to leave Vwilhin t4vent.y-four hours. This:."demand, has not yet been complied with, but the matter is' being carcfully investigated by the. government. EngHsh .newspapcrs . publish statcments .that General, Zassa litch has been seVercly wounded and vcaptured witii three thou sand. of his five thousand men, and that General Linevitch has invaded Northcastcrn Korea "and cut Kuroki's communication with Feng Wang Cheng. JAPAN MAKES PROTEST. .? - Consul Presents Formal Demand That Vcss'el bc Made to Leave. Pacific Squadron Detainc.d. ? (By Assoclated Prcss.) WiASHlNGTON. Sept. 12.?The expected protest of .Tnpan agalnst allowlng the Russian auxiliary cruiser I.ena. whlch nr rlved nt San Francisco yesterday, to re? maln longer than twpnty-fonr linuse came to-day, when the Japanese consul In that clty, through the colleotor of oustoms, ma'do a formnl demand that tho vessel be roqulred to leave at the end of that tlme. The collector's telegram offlclally notl fylng tho authoritles of thn arrlval of tiio Lona and of Jnpan's protest was ad dressed to tho Seqretary of the Treas (Contlnued on Beeond Page.) WAS ROBBED OF MANY THOUSANDS Mrs. H. M. Flagler Loses Chat ^elain Bag at a Lawn Party. (By Assoclated Press.) NEJWPORT. R. I., Sept. 12.-AVord was reeelved fioni New York to-day that a robhery by wlijolt Mm, II. M. Fluglor, of that clty, lost a chaielalno bag contaln liiir money and jewelry uggregatlug sov eral thotisand dollars iln value, at Now norl, was belng Ipvestlgp^elT hy detec tlves. The clate of thn ronhery was not glven, but as Mrs. Flagler has not been here slnco the nilridln of August, It ls ihought it must have oocunvd at that tlme. Mrs. Flagler 4vas thn guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jullan T. Pavles 4vhlle here. Tho polleo say that thoy had no report of tho robbery of -Mrs. Flaglor. The mos sages from Now York state that llie ehat ehtine bag contalned $8,000 ln rnsh, a draft for $10,000, and Je44-els valued nt $1,000, The alleged robbery, lt 4vas sald, took place Iu a crowd at a lii4vn party. EAGLES GATHERING FOR ANNUAL MEETING (By AaHorlateil T'iaaa.1 BAI/riMOFlFJ, Heiitember 13-A11 day long delegaie.s and visliors havo beeli arrlvlng iu large number- to narticlpate in Ihe Natl'inal Conventlou of thn Kruter nal Order of Kaglos, 4vhlch wlll begln, ln this clty to-morro-w mornlng. < THREATEN TO SHOOT JHEWFF. Mob Starnls Ouard Over Men Charged With Murder, DEPUTY FIRED UPON BY CROWD Trouble Grew Out of Bloody Affair on Train, in Which Three Were Killed?Father of the < Dead Boy Shot From Ambush?More Blood sh'ed Feared. (By Assoclated Press.) VAUDOSTA, GA., Sept. 12.?One of tha. coaches of tho Georgia Southern and Florlda/ passenger traln comlng from Jacksonvllle to thin clty last night was the scene of a bloody .figlit. A' whlte man named Jackson Duncan was.stabbed to death, two negroes -were killed and Marshall Duncan waH stabbed - ln. sevcral '. places nnd either thrown froni the 'run.: nlng traln or fell off. The men who dld tbe kllling, according to tho reports, aVa Charles and Hlllary Altman, who reslde near Bnxter, Fla. i Stabbed to Death. Tho kllling was the resuit of a row, ,preceded by a long perlod of bad feellnu between the Duncans, who are prominont naval s(oros men, and the Altmans, who are rosldcnts of Bnxter. Yesterday ? a large crowd from Mohlac and Baxter went to Jacksonvllle to spend tho day. Most of the crowd were ln un lntoxlcated ? condltlon ^ast night when they boarded the traln. After the' train pullod oiit from Jacksonvllle,' the Altman faction are alleged to havo picked a au.'irrol with a negro nnmed Jini Rlley, who worked for the Duncans. Clinrley Altman, who'ao cuscd the negro of being Indebted to him,. . drew hls dlrk and stabbed the negro to/ the heart. Tho negro fell between tha seats and died Instantly, Then Jackson Duncan remonstrated with Altman and Hlllary Altman drew hls.dlrk and .stabbed Duncan. whoadied ln a minute or so. Marshall Duncan wnB aiso stabbed and was either pushed from the traln or fen off. He was badly In? jured by the brulses ho sustalhed by the fall nnd aiso by hslf a dorsen knlfo wounds ho recelved. Another negro was killed in the melee. Tho two Altmans sllpped from the ear to the platform and Jumped from.the traln as It slowed down but got up on the ref.r end. The Father Shot. \V. M. Duncan ln the moantlnie had drawn his rcvolver and was huntlng for tho Altioans in all of tho coaches. A Macon brfse-ball plnyer was liidden , ln one of the ojosets and Duncan supposed him to bo tho murderer of hls son. After flrlng scversl shots at tho door, bfl . smashed it with an nxe, but. the Macon man had eseaped through- tho wlndow to tho platfnrm of the ear and Into tha ladles' coach. This morning, according to reports, tha row was venewed between the Duncans and tho partles of tho other slde. Frlendfl of tho Altmans, it ls stated, met at thelr housn and went to Baxter, whore a fusl lade pecurred between them nnd W. St. Duncan and another youngor son. "W. M. Duncan was shot through tho fleshy part .of hls ntomach twlco and hls son was shot through tho liand. Are Standing Guard. (By Assoclated Press.) ATI.ANTA, GA., Sept. 12.?A special from Cordole, Ga..'says a party of about flfty friends are standing guard wth load ed Wlnohesters nround a house in Bax? ter, Baker county, Fla., ln which' ara Charlea Altman and .Hlllary Altman,-two mon who are nccused of kllling a negro and a white mnn on ajt'oxcurslon traln near that placo last night. Theso frlonds .of tho Aftmans say tliat the sherlff or mllitary will take the men over thelr dead bodles, Tho two men killed were Jackson Duncan and a young whlte. man and Jlm Rlley, a negro. W. M. Duncan. the father of the young man who was killed. wus shot from ambush. four tlmes to-day. lt, is not known who dld tho shooting. Deputy Fired Upon. (By Assoclated Press.) MACON, GA., Sept. 12.?Speclals to Tho Telegraph say that Deputy Sheriff ' Thrlft was fired upon by a crowd at Bax? ter, Fla., when be attompted. to arrest tho two Altmnns Iinplicated In a traglo row on a .Georgia Southern and Florlda passonger trtiin Bunday night, in which two were killed. CHIzens provalled upon the deputy to mako no further attetnpt at arrest. untll the sherlff arrlves. More troublo Is oxpected when lt Is attcmptctl to take the Altmans to prlson. TWO WOMEN HELD FOR KILLING A MAN (Special lo Tho Times-Dlspatch.) AI.EXANDRIA, VA., Kopt. I2.~.VIary Magdalono Tlllman (eolorerl) and her daughter. Mary Magtlnlelio Johuson, art) conflno.l at tho Alexiindrla county: jh 11 at Fort Myer Helghts awaltlng a prellniiiiary hoarlng on the charga of kllling Jamea Evans, a negro, about 13 o'.-loi'k Saturday nlglit durlng a row nt "Dew l'nop" Inn, a rosort for colored per. sons on tho Colunihlii I'lke, Alexandria county. At the liwin-si called yesterday by Pr, Ashton. tho county coronor, ihe ver. dtdlct of tho Jury lald tlio responslblllty for tho klllliig of Evans upon tho two women named, and thoy were Inunedt ately nrrosti'd by Hhorlrf WUIIam Pul iner. It Is alleged thnt durlng a row at the icsort named Evans wqs struuk over the head wltb a heiivy bar, hla di'ulh followed soon after. STRANGLED TO DEATH BY A GLASS OF MILK (Spcial to Tho Tlmus-Dlsnateli I MANfTOU, COI... Sept. 12-Mrs. F. V. Ra>iss, thlrty-one year* ol ago, a welj known artist of ChorlottotvlUe. ya waa sfrangleii to death to-day hy drlnktiig a glass of milk. Sho w.is mifferlng from tirbercilnsis of ihe neck glaiuls, and lha r-eck -was swollen ,.ri acrmmt of iiiinwrouii surgl.-al operatlons. When slin iilleiiini.-.i to drink ih" milk ll unlered th? wlmjt nlps and caiitea lier stritngulttlofi bftlora, aiel^ arrlved.