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■Kurokl'a Movement Against Left Wing
I ".'■; Threatening jGrave Remits, but .
W ■ Kuropatkin l> Making' De.
■ . termlned Stand ' '
I Fighting on a large scale is In pro
[ t-esa between the Jlussian and Japanese
I i' armies in Manchuria. General Kuro
'|;patkin, after meeting the .initiative nf
', Uhe Japanese In the eastern part of the
■M Shakhe valley, assumed the aggresslvo
fi^'in 'the 'western/ portion under cover ot
"i/;:. hiavy ttrtlllerj/ fire from Putlloft Hill
■'■ Jnnd Ncivgorodyilll, succeeding in drlv
..,; Ing the Japagese . f rom . a position In
1 the outskirts |f Sandlpau. Slmultan
8 eously the Rutsians attacked and cap»
'; tured' a rullrßad bridge on the Jap
;. , anese; center. I ■
'"" Much'morefserlous Is the Japanese
f; rrioVement , afilnst the Russian left
$ wing, -\ which . |hreatens, unless quickly
'v» checked, 'to otllge (General Kuropatkin
;fe : to. abandon '.tiie, positions': on the' Hun
*f- river, which 'hii has occupied and forti
rJ;'; fled during ths; winter. ■'
Kuroiatkln Counters
By Associated Pr ess.
ST. .PETER BURG, March' l, 1:60 ;i.
jtni.'-i.Last even lg's news from Manchu
ria is of the fr ist important nature, the
Pr ss dispatch from Muk
j"den, i ' which ,wi \ transmitted at noon of
JPtrtsday. Indi atlng that a general bat
le'j.was^begit ning, along . the whole of
Jie.flOO . miles of front occupied by th*
two armies!'. General Kuropatkin ap
iears to" have taken a leaf out of Field
Marshal '•^Oyai la's book and replied 1o
3«n*efals Kulri kl's attack j on" the Rus
sian :<: < leftibyi a counter attack on the
rapaneseJleft in which-GeneralKaul
ber's] tnltial success was better for the
Russians*,', than the success of General
' .Russian f vanguard
fbelngTestabllshcd' at the 'outskirts lof
iJandipau.'v^At the: same time General
iuropatkln" delivered j a '; blow . against
he*Japaij^se, center, Beizlng a" railroad
bridge across the Shakhe river. '', ' •
reports/ therefore, give a more
hopeful !• anpecjjjto ,the>; ; situation,. as the
LußSi'an^xfni y, though driven out of
HksY' Pass,( ai pears; to have succeeded
stopping,' at 'least; for. the moment,
the further,' advance of the Japanese
li»a9tward'ah< beaten off the attack on
the center.
- Russian i. Dangerous Position
\ot: yeaterdaya develop
noents ;on I G in.' Kuropatkin's reported
intention to i irlthdra.-«r, from the' Bhakbe
ii^|problernai leal. > In the
lacefbf 'j'iinj* nem'y,; which Is extremely
haxardousTw tder any circumstances, is
doubly. dangi rbus' when. the armies are
grappling in a general engagement, but
If i Gen.': Kun >kl | succeeds in rolllngr up
the Russian ! eft much further the peril
ous • expedier 1 1 may ■ become necessary.
Tlie^ counter strokes jon j the right | and
center".' may possibly be -Intended to
coyer.. the ;'•■» Ithdrawal :of trains, arid
Stores. V If.il owever, Gen. Kuropatkin
i s determine i ] to ' stand and fight out
theibattl*" : ort^the";llhe' - whlch, he has
held during t he winter, and if he should
qbe able to administer 'a vigorous check
It'to/Gen.'-Kurjki he has ."secured a good
•"position -for his second move In the
'i, great game. l -'.- l '- f -' '• '. ' . ' ," .
ftiini*n* mm \\ r iM» -.Over ' Two Thousand
,9. ;.'• '" ■' Meni and Several Guns , ;
By ' AnoeU'rt (Pre««. '
QUARTERS,; Feb.' 26. ,vla Fusan, Feb.
28.— The'TJa >anese ; yesterday •,' (Satur
day) achlev* i "a" signal victory over the
forces commanded by Lieutenant Gen
eral ; Rennei kanipf ... ■ While this, vic
tory Is lmpoi tant In Itself, it is more so
grained by tl c Japanese. - j The fighting
was foyer a mountainous country, be
tween • thlrtj and f orty-flve ijilles east
ofYentai, 'which Is about fifteen miles
northeast ' oi .Llao Yang.
i-i General X irokl'a Infantry again dis
played ,1 remarkable qualities as - hill
fighters and proved their superiority
to. the famous cavalry of the Russians.
:[;! The i light 'of the Japanese winter po
: (ltion ' has . been near , Ponchl extending
toward the [southeast on the. south of
the' Shakhe ; river and west of . the
Taltse river! ;In yesterday's movement
a body of" Japanese troops which had
been "; advancing r from' Ponchl swung
around towird the northeast and swept
the RUBslaijs before them. ', .
'/.The Japanese now hold strong lines
extending ftom southwest to northeast
arid partly eastward of the Taltse river,
threatening tht Russian left flank.
. Russians Strongly Entrenched. ;
-■General \ .Rennenkampf commanded
a division and t half of cavalry, a divi
sion of lhfajnti7 'andja'body, of sharp*
'Shooters, ■ with ,full complements 'of
Buns. V . J _, ■;■■■■ . ;_f '■.■■•
■j The principal engage men t was north
east of Tiiljikhetchen,' where t\\^' Rus
sians held 'strongly defended entrench
! orients. £
;, The Hu»#ani,lefi two 'hundred "and
'«"•'*« deadfan the Held there and lost
(CvUbuMd on l»ng« Two.) . »"> '
Los Angeles Herald.
Woman Whose Body Is Unidentified
May Have Been a Quest at the
Westminster Hotel in Los .
Was the woman , whose body whs
found no'atlnu In the surf off Ocean
Park Sunday, the same one who won
taken ill at th» Westminster hotnl a
few weeks atfo, and when she had p.ar
tlally recovered was found to be In
destitute circumstances?
This is the queHtlon that Is puzzling
Coroner Trout and the authorities Juat
now.' If their theory is correct there
is doubtless a pathetic Btory back of
the case, which now appears to be
shrouded in deepest myntery.-
"Mrs. Webster, professionally Maria
Stone.',' These ore the two "names
under 'which the unfortunate woman
who stopped at the hotel was known.
A letter written to the postmaster of,
a near-by town, to the for
warding of certain mail, wan returned
to the local hotel a' few days ago and
bore the above signature.
Descriptions' Closely Tally
Manager R. W. Larlatt of the West
minster gave Coroner Trout a descrip
tion of Mrs. Webster, or Maria Stone,
yesterday, and It Is said to have tal
lied with that of the corpse found at
Ocean Park. A gold tooth on the left
side of Mrs.^Webster's mouth ans
wers to the "''lescrlptlon of the one
in the, mouth of the deceased. ■
About six weeks ago Mrs. -Webster,
or. ■, Marie Stone, engaged apart
ments j at the Westminster.
The second day she! was there she
was taken 111, and "so serious was her
condition that It became necessary to
summon, a trained nurse to' her bed
side. For about four, weeks the wo
man lay suffering from her affliction,
but It is said she spoke very little of
her life.' No one seemed to know just
who Bhe^was, but the clerks say she
was a woman of rare culture and re
finement. . .
Relates Sad Story
'.When- ..the j woman had j partially . re,
coyered she Haw Proprietor Frank
Johnson of.the hoteland explained to
him- her. strained circumstances. She
told , him tearfully, that she had not a
dollar ■ In . the world ,i and knew, not
where to ] get one. . She owed a' large
bill, but could not pay it. : : Mr. John
son, considering the unfortunate condi
tion of the woman, < said 'he would
make everything alright and for her
not to worry. Manager .. Larlatt then
secured quarters for her In a house on
Sixth street, It is said,' and ' since noth
ing has been heard of her. „ . .■ .'■;..
Last night Larlatt declined to dis
cuss the case. He said he preferred
to await developments.. He said the
woman' left the hotel In a cab and that
he did- not; know where she j had gone.
Asked if he had not found a home for
her on. Sixth street he refused to
Looks Like Suicide
' From all accounts it appear* that the
woman' went to the Sixth street place,
however, at Larlatt's suggestion, • and
his action in taking up the case. with
the coroner leads to the*; belief ; that
she ; mysteriously 'disappeared from
there. It is regarded as very; probable
that the left the -place, whlle^ln a fit
of despondency, and went' to ;. Ocean
Park for the deliberate purpose of end-
Ing her life..
v According to Coroner Trout, 1 the body
of the woman found at Ocean. Park had
evidently/ been In | the water , four : or
five 'days, as it was badly decomposed
when discovered.. The remains will be
buried at j Ocean Park by Undertaker
Ouldlnger today. ' < ,
■'• Yesterday afternoon Coroner Trout
received word from W. H. Robinson of
gan Luis Oblspb, who telegraphed to
him' that there was a probability ' he
could clear up the mystery, that he had
since found whom he feared was the
Aged St. Louis Scientist' Accepts the
Opinion of Baltimore I Professor
and Takes Chloroform
BptoUl to Th« HmlJ.
BT. LOUIS, Feb. 28.— After reading
Dr. ' Osier's lecture on the uselessness
of old men, Sherman Link, an aged
scientific | student, chloroformed him
self to death. Beside the empty bottle
which had l contained > chloroform were
newspaper- clippings containing Dr.
Osier's lecture." For several days Link
had been . discussing with his ' friends
Osler'a theory, , which he believed
correct. ■ ,' •
Dr. Harper's Recovery Rapid
By AuocUtsd Press.
CHI&AGO, , Feb. 28.— Dr, William' R.
Harper, who was operated on last week
for, cancer, of the colon, waa today sit
ting up in bed at the Presbyterian hos
pital, attending, to his duties as presi
dent of ' the 'University of " Chicago.
Persistent Rumor on the Btreets and
In the City Hall That a Petition
Is to Be Circulated— Strohm
Case Mentioned
The "re^M" Is loose nftnln.
That bee 1 which buzzed »o pemlstent
ly In the ears of Sixth 'war voters was
In evidence yesterday.
AmonK those slated by rumor for a
visit from the ; "people's -weapon" is
Owen McAleer, mayor of Ijos Angeles,
and several councllmen. ,
• Mr. McAleer says It In a ghnstly Joke.
He declares he has not even heard the
buzz of the bee. Uut on the streets
and about the city hall there was a
general belief that something had gone
wrong, either in the Sixth ward or:in
the councils of the Good Government
league, and that In reality a recall pe
tition would be circulated.
Decapitation of Chief Strohm, al
leged ' unfriendliness to the Foster
alarm sjkem nnd a belief on the part
of the Merchants and Manufacturers'
association that the mayor heeded not
the requests of that organization arc
given as causes for the mysterious
buzzing of the Sixth ward bee.
Threatens Council
K. H. Norton, president of the Good
Government league and leader of the
Davenport recall, declared last evening
that while he knows nothing of an at
tempt to recall the mayor, there is like
ly to be something doing in that line
with one or more of the councllmen.
/"I don't know anything about the
rumor that an attempt will be made to
recall Mayor McAleer," said Mr. Nor
ton, "but I do know that unless some
members of council look out something
Is likely to drop pretty soon."
Mr. JJorton said j there are' several
Important ; questions, affecting the mu
nicipal government to come up at the
next regular meeting of the Good Gov
ernment leafjue, but he declined jto di
vulge i their nature.- He Intimated,
however, .that^tbe.' council will come In
for a good share of the proceedings.".
."Our organization," continued Mr.
Norton, Is now Incorporated under the
state , laws, and we are well prepared
to -meet "all emergencies. We do not
propose to undertake a contest of any
kind with our eyes closed. ■■. When we
start something- we usually know
where we stand. ' There is nothing- that
succeeds so well as success, and such
is our motto."
Mayor Laughs
The mayor laughed .■ heartily when
told of the rumor.. He asked what' the
occasion for all this Is and said -he in
no wise considers it serjously.
"I ; cannot understand '■; how such a
rir/iorvcould have started,"; said the
mayor. ■ "There can certainly be -no
foundation for ' it. It's simply a huge
Joke. „'. ( „
','What ground do they base their al
leged proceedings on?", asked the
mayoi , and he was reminded of the
Strohm incident : and ° the Broadway
lighting case."--
: "Oh," he said,' "so far as the Strohm
case is concerned there can be no com
plaint. - There were numerous com
plaints and .charges we might have
brought up. As for the Broadway light-
Ing question,; that has been settled
satisfactorily." . . .
Inquiry Shows Negligence In Brooklyn
Church Catastrophe
By Associated Press.
I NEW YORK,' Feb. 28.— A searching
investigation was begun today by the
county and borough authorities of
Brooklyn to ascertain the cause of the
collapse of the floor of the Fleet Street
African Methodist Episcopal Church' of
Zlon last night, when ten persons were
killed and upward of fifty injured.
.It was ascertained today that the
cause of the collapse was the breaking
of a heavy beam supporting the floor
and running lengthwise of the church
near the south wall. Under the weight
of the great number of people gathered
above It snapped ■ squarely In two mid
way between the front and rear of the
church. ;.'.'.. v • : ■ . ■ ' '■•'.•'■'
■ Coroner Flaherty of Brooklyn today
began his investigation and soon after
ward : declared that ' the , disaster wan
due to gross negligence on the part of
some one, and asserted ■it was his ] In
tention to fix the blame upon ■ those
guilty. ;
Shot by Would. Do Thieve*
liy Associated Preen.
..SAN JOSE,' Feb. 28.— Constable J. J.
Toomy of Santa Clara whs shot about
noon today by a stranger In that town,
the ball Inflicting a dangerous ! wound
In the leg. Two strangers attempted
to get uwuy with a'vtack of money on
a table In a saloon where one of them
and l v uuloon habitue were playing,
and while endeavoring ', to arrest \ them
the constable was nhol. The two men
were 'overpowered and taken to the
county 'jail. . v
Citizen* Had Been Greatly Wrought
Up Over Repeated Robberies,
and the Climax Was Not
By A m'«' ln t •»! Pt»s»,
RENO, Nev., Feb. 28.— William Woods,
sometimes known as "Red" Woods,
was lynched at Huzen at an early hour
this morning.; Woods, wltha compan
ion, attempted to hold up D. A. Wise
and James Wallace near the passenger
depot last;' night Agent Ferguson
heard the calls for help from the vlo
tlms and rushing out scared oft the
highwaymen, who took flight. Fer
guson pent five shots ufter them and
succeeded In bringing Woods to a halt.
The , prisoner was taken to the town
Jail, a. wooden structure.
His arrest caused the people of the
town to urlse in arms and as the night
advanced their anger beoume unman
ageable. Deputy Sheriff Allen cau
tioned coolness, but his entratles were
In vain. f. It j waa after 2 o'clock when
the crowd, by " this ' time . thoroughly
organized, marched to . the Jail. 'An
axe and a sledgehammer were used'ln
bursting open the door and soon Wood,
trembling with fear, was dragged from
the jail.
No formalities were used. He was
led and carried to the nearest telo
graph pole.' A rope was thrown over
the crossarm and in' a moment the
fellow was swung into the air. The
free end of the rotfe was then fastened,
the mob dispersed and it was after 3
o'clock this morning before the people
found the body.
A coroner's Jury wns summoned, a
verdict of death by hanging by un
known . parties returned and by noon
the body was interred in theHajspn
cemetery. , . . ,* : ■•-.'■
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Mrt| H. ; De La; Monte, Mother-of the
County Constable, the .Victim ;
*" of a Frightful
'•; .. Accident; _. . . ■ ■ ; '
Mrs. H. De La Monte, killed
by car at . Twelfth rand : Hill
. streets. ■ . :.-.:'; !j '',''.
. 7 Fred . L. .'Benedict -fell, -from
building at 631 South .Spring
street. Crushed to death.", .' ',], .
William Foley .struck;' by .car
at Second ' and; ' Los Angeles
streets. May die. ; . '
E. Murray, fell ' from car. '. Se
verely. Injured. ' ' '■ '■ ,
. Lawrence " . Brown, teamster,
struck by Vernon car. Gash on
.head.". ■ ' : ' ■. \ / . .
'' According to City Attorney
Mathe'ws, 'the I Huntlngton : Inter
ests are . violating . the - franchises
under which street railway com
panies are permitted to do a pas
senger business in ' Los Angeles
every, time . they • operate .freight
or express cars over their lines. .
While attempting-, to' cross the rail
way tracks at Twelfth and Hill streets
yesterday afternoon ' Mrs. {• H. ■De La
Monte, aged 68 years, I mother of Con
stable Jacques |H. De La j Monte, | was
struck by a swiftly moving express car
of the Los Angeles InterurSan line and
crushed to death under, the wheels.'. -' ;
Mrs. De La Monte resided '- at ' 1163
South' Hope . street. \ ■'.'. After luncheon
she started out with' her young daugh
ter'to visit friends down ' .town, w She
had proceeded as far as Hill .street on
Twelfth j when she , met . with i the^ fatal
accident.' .' Her little „ daughter' had
crossed the tracks safely" and was
awaiting the arrival ; of a northbound
car, while Mrs. De I^a Monte hesitated
on the ; tracks to permit .'a 'to
pass. Just then she wan struck by
the express ' car, ■ which • had 'advanced
toward her at 't such 'a ' rapid ; rate ; of
speed that she evidently did "not'see it
in time to ' escape. • ' ."' 1
Daughter | Hysterical
There were several wltnesHes to the
accident, . among whom , was ,' the^wo;
man's daughter. t She was i standing
only a few feet away from the tracks.
She was hysterical , and , screamed piti
fully for help, but i it .was too late. ■'
J. . D.' Talbert was : , the motorman , in
charge of . the express ' car and . Albert
Vaughan . was the. , The
body of : Mrs.' De i La ;; Monte , was re
moved to Bresee Bros,', morgue.^
1 8. iD. Marrlatt was standing on .the
front- porch of the Wilton r lodging
house, 1200 . South . Hill \ street, ', at , the
time of the , accident , and , will -be , one
of.the witnesses at; the inquest.
Mrs.: De I-a Monte's daughter 'was
taken tothe Wilton' lodging house Irn
"mediately after the . 'accident.'
(CoutUiueel «B fage Two.)
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Passengers Safely .Transferred, but
. Fire Is Believed to Be Beyond '
Control and Cargo Expected
to Be Total Losaf •■■;'/'
By AoaonUted : Ptwm.
CRESCENT ■CTW,:CaI.. I>b. 3&.—
The steamer 'Oregon,', with j a. burning
cargo, V left .here , today : for Eureka,
where she will be beached.' The Oregon
was " accompanied from Crescent -City
by : the steamer | Del : Norte, Captain
Payne, arid every effort will be made
to reach: Eureka. _It is thought her
cargo 'of .general merchandise will be a
total loss. ' , . , -" ; ' ',• . ..- •': .
Firei broke out In the r cargo of the
steamer : Oregon , yesterday evening,
when , the ; ship ! was north of Crescent
City on her voyage from Sarr> Francisco
to Portland. There were fifty-six pas
sengers ■on ■ board ■ the Oregon besides
the crew. ' ■ "'^« ■■'■' ' ' ! -.'<.';.' -'■'
■ Signals of distress were at once .made
and these "brought ; the collier Meteor
alongside, and all the passengers. were
at once. transferred. to' the Meteor.
'.'; Nearirig - Crescent; City ; the ■' steamer
Del Norte was attracted by the' signals
of distress j that were still . flying. : She
at once headed toward the Oregon and
within a few': minutes the passengers
made another transfer, this time to the
Del Norte. '*■'■' ■ .)" ■ ' ~J.' • • ';• ; \
„ Shortly afterward the' burning steam
er, and the Del Norte shot out of Cres
cent City harbor, Capt.; Warner believ
ing he could make Eureka in time to
beaoh j his vessel. | Smoke was coming
out of the Oregon ' In clouds,' however,
and it was deemed very doubtful by
those who ; saw. her whether she would
ever reach the'more southerly port. '.'
Old-Tl me Sacramento River Company
Passes I nto the H ands of
, i J Company
By Associated Pros. - ,'.' . '■",.•■'
STOCKTON, Feb. 28.— The ' UnUfa
Transportation line of steamboats and
the company's business has I been sold
to 'the! California Transportation com
pany, , known ' in trade circles •on the
rtvers as the Dutch company, and here
tofore ' operating'; on the Sacramento
river. , The Union company's boats are
tht> Capt. Weber , and ■'. the . Columbia,
which have ■' been 'running \ for many
years between Stockton and ' San, Fra
ncisco ;in opposition to .the boats , of the
old ' line,* the California Navigation and
Improvement company. * ' '
The. late James Glllls owned most of
the stock of the Union company end hi*
heirs 1 have, made the sale, to. the Dutch
company. ' There /is 'a,\ belief/ In trans
portation J circle* that I the i Santa' Fe is
Interested In the deal, owing to its fruit
business,'' but / the 'I purchaser J In -' the
putch .'company ■ and* lts; plans ; are to
cuter 'into the Bun Joaquin trad*.
University of California Scientist Sue.
ceeda In Experiments Begun In ,";■
Chicago Several Yeara
BpM-lsl to Tha Harald. ,
CHtOAGO, Feb. 28.— Advices received
In Chlcngo tonight nssert that complete
success in artificial reproduction from
the female egg of the sea urchin not
vitalized by the male principle has been,
achieved by Professor Jacques Loeb nf
the University of California. j-'?Thi
eminent physiologist Issued a bulletin
■ .... . . - , ( - '•)*r:r,'-«i}*>
today announcing that he had at last
*.j — ii'S ■■ > - . - ■ * ■■ . ■ . -""oir'
perfected his amazing experiments l»-
gun at the University of Chicago sev
: t - , •' . • ■ - ■ -.-' r.
eral years ago, to a point . which Is
Just at , the "threshold of his 'daring
goal— the creation of life itself.
Since the publication ' of ' his revolu
tlonary discoveries in Chicago ProfeX
sor Ix>ob has worked silently along ths
same lines. Now he can produce per
. ... ■ t • y .at*
feet: healthy/ baby sea urchins from
more than 90 per cent of the eggs used.'
; Professor'; Loeb sums tip his' results
thus: » \ . . ' ' ■ '
"We are now able to Imitate the nat
ural process of fertilization In. the. egg
of the sea urchin completely by physl-]
ral and chemical means. The fact that
the partheno'genetlc , larvae,- (animals
developed artificially) produced 'by, the
new method have the same vitality, as
the larvae produced, by] normal - fe/tiljT
autlon arouses the hope that it will lie
possible to] undertake the ' solution '■ of
the problems \to which the* raising ' of
parthenogenetlc larvae ;ln large num
bers is preliminary.":, ■'■', . ' ?.'-.f.
■.'.\These 'fields ' of '". further j research 'at
which Prof.-. Loeb hints ,. are nothing
less '.. than i\ the'; rewriting of .. the my»
lery^ of reproduction . of ;, life In all • ot-
Saniums from anlmalculae to' man. In
fhcmlcal and, physical' terms,' the elim
ination- of, that v *dlvlne .force 'atV^hc
rpurces . of ;llfij_ -which Xhas previously
baflied" materialistic science. . ,'-.;, ; ..;
DenlesThat She .Ever Administered;
1 Poison to Her Husband J,'"^'
By Ansoclstcd Pr«ss. ' . . ' '■.''' ,' ' ■'. "ij*ifr(
NORTH PJUA.TTE, Neb., : Feb. 25.~:
Mrs. | Louisa Cody, wife of Col. » Oo4y?
(Buffalo BUD, today took the wtta«*#
stand 1a defense of her j chaxaoter , and .
good name, which ' have been ; assailed ]
by. her husband In his sensational petiTJ
tlon for divorce, and to tell, her side 'of i
the family quarrel. ;-'■ ; . : .';■';?".''
. " Mrs. j Cody emphatically denied j that I
she had : ever, attempted to poison, heir.;
husband and that she had administered',
."dragon's blood" or, a,ny t poison to'hlin.'
for ' the : purpose of 'securing his . love j
or gaining: control over, him. , '■'■?',]■ "X\
. ■:, Southern California: . Cloudy,
unsettled weather 1 ''.Wednesday;
possibly, light showers; ■ fresh .east
winds. ...Maximum /.temperature ;' In
Los Angeles yesterday, 80 degrees;
minimum, 62 degrees. ; V
• I— Ground to . death by car. . v ■;', ■'<:'
. 2— Kearns riddles Mormon church, :,'
3— "Bullet" latest' aerial* wonder. ,"
4— Southern California news. ■ '
6^Bay Osier Is wrong.' \ ;.
8.9— Classified advertisements.
12— News of the divorce courts.
Prof. Loeb ; succeeds 'In vltaliilng «f « • , at ';'
■•a urchins by artificial mean*. - ■nM«W>llM|
Senator ' Kearns of Utah - vigorously ■ de
nounces Mormon ohurch. ' - ■ •» -«\isai»»»H»F|fc
Hudson river frozen solid, and men art at*L
work cutting channel to xtockland l«ks. '
i Great battle raging with success that «P«>
pears to be mostly on the Japanese slds. • ' '
St FatersbursT police unable to ' prevent
revolutionists from placardins; th« chy.x«. -ul
■ Emancipation .of the ..serfs annlvttrsary ■
looked to with apprehension. , ' V
*"~ ■ • COABT,; :" ' V ■ 'f{ v; ; :: ,L~
■ Senate l strikes out '.recomnnndtktlen'"/>f ,
committee . that re««nts of staterunlverslty i
make good money stolen by MoKowen. >:->, , ■
Ralston's antl-prl»cfl*ht bill Is defeated tn
"Stiamer Oregon, with fire In hold, starts.;
for ' Eur#ka v/. ; ; Local-: -:■,; -x&i
■ : visions of' another ."reoair appear. . Mayo*.4
"corner" stonV'of HJ«hiano Park PreshV- t
terlan churchdald with ceremony. . ,^' v .
World's sociological «on«ress to be held at \
r p~b"V r wom.n'.' suicide at Ocean I
P *Osier theory of man's, usefulness ridiculed j
o^.f P :nur^ r o^. c . I m.•lV v u^Hn% m f n^o•m' o {.•uV«h;
floor of uncompleted ' bulldln« .on ,»prln«
"'VfvVdlvorc'ei granted iln divisions "o« the ,;
sUßerlor wurt. with many stories o( wreckait
homes offered by plalntltrs as . evldenoe; i* .i;
th i£*SsU&' £f£i'«tS3-w«i.rV to maw.
! r '£a^n^"mp«v:m«« f .V«cUtl.n ; r.leh > .
a«rV.m.nt about Broadway street lamps., ■■,.'■
p"l?J commlMlon figures on competitive^
bids fur saloon Hceuse*

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