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If Hill Has a Large Majority of the DemocraticDelegates Democratic DemocraticDelegates DemocraticDelegates
Delegates DelegatesTammany
6 6Tammany 0 0Tammany
Tammany Will Fight Against Sending an Instructed Delegation Delegationto
j 1 to t St Louis in July
ALBANY A LiBANT X Y April 17 l7I If the pol poli policy I
i icy adopted by the friends of Judge JudgeAlton JudgAlton JudgeADAfl1
Alton B Parker at whose e e head headstands headtandll head1tand
stands former Senator David B Hfll HfllJs HmSIC
Js 1 carried out at the set ietMloncs ion < 5 of the theDemocratic th thJemO thiLflemoerzttlc
Democratic JemO < nlUc state convention tomorrow tomorrowthere tomorrovthere tomorrowthere
there is 1 likely to boprecipitated be on the thefloor thet10Qr thefloor
floor of the convention a battle royal royalvhlch rORIwhl royalvhleh
vhlch whl < h huM not had a paralel in state statepolitical statef statepolitical
political f llIlIcal conventions for many years yearsOrators yearOrators ean eanOrators
Orators On Hand HandSince HandSince HandSince
Since the th Saratoga SRrat 1l convention of moo 1000when moohpn lliOvhpn
when hpn General Gen < ra1 Charles X Bulger of ofOwego oCOtWE ofOwego
Owego OtWE o representing Senator Hill put putting llttiug putting ¬
ting his finger almost under the nose noseof iooe iooeof ueof
of Richard Croker denounced Tam Tammany Tamniany ¬
many Hall and its JlOlttict K > litice > Tammany Tanimanyias
Jias ias waited Rlted as a an organization to pre presf pt ptlIIInt proent
sf lIIInt > nt its compliments to Mr Ir Hill and andalthough andalthough anditithough
although It is perfectly apparent to tonight tonight toiiight ¬
night that the interests tlltg > dominated by b bllr
Mr Hill control a large majority of ofthe ofthe f fth
the th > conventions vote it If h a foregone foregoneronolurton Core foregoneteflclulott one onehdu
ronolurton hdu otl that such orators as asDourk i iBourke iiourke
Bourke Cockran rO < kran Thomas F Grady Gr1d Gr1dharlell Gradyharlee
Charles A Towne and Victor Dowlins Dowlinswill DolInwill DowllnnIll
will on the th floor of the convention per personally perIonally peronally ¬
sonally accuse accu Mr 11 Hill of attempting attemptingto
to wreck the party partyThese PartyThete Rrt RrtTh
These Th tMo are not statements of mere mereapposition meoreFuprlO8JUon mereuppoaJtIon
apposition for although Leader Chas ChasF ChasP ChasMurphy
F Murphy of Tammany Hall will not notpay
1 pay a a word tonight and although for former foYmpr forTher
mer Senator Hill is equally reticent reticenttiiose reticentt
tiiose t lose who are extremely exttemel clo clOPE to him himanignt him4nhgit
1 4nhgit anignt are making definitely definltel these th as asVrtlons a18trtlons
8trtlons Vrtlons VrtlonsK 1rtIonsJ
4 K 8trtlonsClaims m mi
i J V Claims of Both Parties Partiesplirst Parties14lrstOn PartiesI
I plirst 14lrstOn On behalf of Mr 11 Hill that thatunless thatun thatJ
unless un Tammany withdraws what he hecalls heails heealls
calls ails a useless u le88 opposition to the in instruction intructIon ¬
struction of the state delegation for forJudge forJUdge forJudge
Judge Parker Tammany Tamman Hall will be bepractically bepracUcally bepractically
practically read out of the convention conventiondelegations convcnthmdelegations conventiondelegations
delegations In its favor outside out de of Man Manhattan Maniattan lnn lnnhattan ¬
hattan refused refu Ed a seat hi the conven convention convention < olention ¬
tion and Tammany Tam man as a body bod not al allowed 111lo allowed ¬
lowed lo cd to name a national delegate at atlarge atlarge at1are
large largeSecond largecondOn 1areSecondOn
Second condOn On behalf of Mr 11 Murphy Murphyns Iurph IurphR5
ns representing Tammany Tamman Hall that thatJNew thtte thatNev
JNew Nev e York has met defeat In the na aational national lRtimal ¬
tional convention only when wh hf > 1 it has in instructed Instructed ¬
structed Its delegation that because becauseof bl au8e au8eor
of the fact that the party platform platformTI platfJlmand
t TI and policy pon are as yet et vaguely yague defined definedit I
a it t Is unwise to send an instructed del delegation delgation ¬
egation that Tammany Tam man casting the thegratest thegreatest
7 greatest proportion of the Democratic Democraticf Demoeratiyoteo Democraticvote <
f vote in the th state is entitled to name namea
a delegate at large that a Democrat Democratic ¬
ic j < state committee should not be elect elected el elected t tM ¬
ed at this convention but that the thematter theeo
eo t matter should wait until the fall con conxention 01on co
4 xention on when state issues JI UEiS are e domi domli domiLeaders dominnt
i nnnt nnntI
I Leaders Confer ConferY Con el
Y Mr 11 Murphy uUl with liteTammany Ids Tanman lieu lieutenants li lieutenanth n ntfnRn ¬
tenants tfnRn arrived in the city tIt lty this after afternoon arternoon afternoon ¬
noon and for nearly nt > arly an hour was In Inconference Inconrerence inonferenee
conference with Senator Hill He pre presented lreented presented ¬
sented Mr 1 Hill with the name of ofBourke W WBourke W3ourke
Bourke Cockran of New ew York as Tam Tammanys Tammany Tammanys ¬
manys canddate for delegate dtlt > gllte at large largeIt lar larIt
It is understood that Mr Ir Hill imme immediately immediately imnediately ¬
diately asked his candidate for presl preslpnt Ir proaident l lpnt
dent pnt of the United States a requ requt requtwhich t twhich
which Mr Murphy parried by h saying sayingthat Sfl3lnlthat sayingthat I
that Tammany had no candidate < but butllrmly butllrml butfirmly
firmly llrml believed and would ould reiterate the thebelief thelwller thebliet
belief in the convention tomorrow and andat andat andat
at the > national convention onv nUon at St Louis Louisthat L Luhthat < ui uithat
that It should not he compelled to name nameIts na naneIts ne ne1tt
Its candidate < or be instructed in truteil for any anyparticular anyparticular anyparticular
particular candidate candid te until the platform platformiva
iva WItA vHt agreed upon and a proper man manfound manfound manfound
found who would be in accord a tord with its itsIssues it I Ill
ll Issues 1 uS uSf
f TwoThirds For Parkor ParkorJTo ParkorTo ParkorTo
JTo To this thl Senator Hill replied repli that it itrnus
I f1ut rnus ut t be perfectly perCe < Uy apparent to Mr MrMurphy Mrf Ir IrI
I Murphy Jurph that almost twothirds of the thedelegates thehlf theilfgtO
delegates < hlf > t to tomorrows convention conventionwould eonventMntvould onenUtfnwould
would be in favor of instructing for forJudge forJudge forlulge
Judge Parker and that Tammany TammanyjhUld Tamman Tammanhuld Tammaitythuld
jhUld therefore gracefully gra efull a atede < < tle to toth tot toth
th t hI < > majority demand If it did not notMANY lotMANY ot otMANY
Bursting of a Large Gas Main MainFilled MainFilled MainFilled
Filled Houses With WithDeadly WithDeadly WithDeadly
Deadly Fumes FumesMount FumestlInt FumesMunt
Mount Vernon X Y April 17 lThe lThel The
l 1 I1Jr irstlng nJf of a large l rgt gas main tonight tonightl
t l < s placed pIH this lid city and Pelham Pt > lham in inj inHt in1J8t
j 1J8t Tat Ht peril Th The accident twf hefrll ll the theW thfltcbeetr theI
I W Wstcbeter stcbester Llgh L JAgh4Ing hHng < ing company which which1urnJlrhetl whichfurnishes vhichfurnishes
furnishes gas to these tht > 1Ie places pla as iI a re refult rpu reult
fult u ult t oT d Hhich Itldl the tb tfas ga wont Qb t outfor ou out t for Ol a atime atime atime
time and then started up again j iur iurtrig > ur uriig urIg
trig out Its poisonous lJO fumes in honves honvesM h hhPII
M h hPII 1 < Mi I niiietonths of the th residents rt idents were wereSHlHil wereZsIetp Ere Ere811p
SHlHil SHlHilPolice 811p 811pPIIte ZsIetpPlive >
Police and flremen were f r hurriedly hurriedlysummoned hurrifdlfummonocl hurriedlyqirmmonod
summoned and they U made a rapid rapidK rapidhoutoetoho rapidboueetohoute
houtoetoho K > ut > etoho s canvas nYal notifying the theIIUHholders thplUflfhoJd thebauLPhO1dr
IIUHholders of their th ir danger Bells Bellsrf Bellr Bellsrung
rf r rung run And whistles shrieked to tospread torrpad tosproad
spread the alarm Telephones were werecilled ve veailed were1IlOd
cilled ailed into r iuteltion retlul ltion but the th greatest greatestclunger greatettdmJCt greatestIngtr
clunger is to those e who UJ live in outlying outlyingdistricts outbndistrlctK outlyingtPMtrlcts
districts which hleh it has been impossible impossibleto
to t reach reachMount 18hlnUIlI reachMuut
Mount Vrnon is I a city It revering of rln a atiuz aVfl1 advzcfl
tiuz dvzcfl Vfl1 n square uare miles with Ith a population populationof
of f SOW and great reAt anxiety is expressed expressedn ex rPlMEd
t n 01 to Ii whether fatal results will m be bejivoided beIt benvided
jivoided It Ided by the urgent urgt > nt methods adopt adoptc1 adoptI
c1 1 to arouse arou e the inhabitants inhabitantsThere Inhabllltnt1olThfre InhabitantsThere
There were ere many m n reports of fam famili CamWs famiIfrs
ili Ws s who happened ha to wake ke up just in intune inlitHe
tune 11 m to wnell the gases JIetC escaping In InthHr Inthdr Inihcir
thHr home Mrs Irs William G Martens Martenswifo Martenswif Iart nfol nfolif
wifo if of one of the wealthiest residents residentsof
of Mount Vernoo awoke and found foundllu foundth
llu 111 house filled with Ith gas gast p pAt gaLAt
had all its itsemployes ItsrmplotJ itscmployes
At t midnight mldnl ht the company
employes out In Mount Vernon ernon and andPMhain 811Pplhaln andFelhaun
PMhain with route books showing hoI the thelocation theclatlon the1eatiOfl
location of every meter and the men menB menf menIaagre
Iaagre f notifying subscribers Iub8crl rs as rapidly rapidlyjllpossible rapldlI088lble rapidlyp
B < ire
p jllpossible jllpossibleTf I088lble
J a8T Tf t gas E will m not be turned turn on until untiltomorrow unUIto untilT
T tomorrow to rrow noon noonRUMOR J4O J4OII noonI nooni
Rome April 17 liJudging Judging from the theinformation theSnftrmatlon theI
information I which it has received the theItalian thetallan theItalian
Italian tallan government considers con lde a agroundless agroundless as asgroundless
groundless the plot alleged to have haveheen haveEen havebeen
been Een hatched hatch at Marseilles to kill killpresident killPrpsident killPresident
president Loubet during his coming comingvisit comingI comingiIt
visit I iIt t to Italy Italy3IAJOR ItalTtAJOIt ItalyMAJOR
St t Louie April 17 liUajor Major Hu Hugh h C CIvnnlB Cr CInnIs
IvnnlB r nnl president of the Rlalto R to Grain GrainA GrainSecuritIes GrainSecurities
A Securities company from tr m Which WhIc1dted hlel hlellllt
lllt 1 > iited States Senator Burton Was wasconr wasconrvir cone conrkted conejrted
vir kted > ted of oCl1vlnlJIIegftH having lllegnlly Accepted cceptbdfld fee feed re ret <
fld d l at his h home hOl b here re tonight of r lung lungioubl luncaubl
t ioubl
Mr 11 Hill Ik I Iquoted quoted as saying sa ln that Tam Tainmany Tamm1n3 Tammany
many mutt take the con consequences equences of ofits ofits ofits
its opposition becausethe b because au the delegates delegatesat dt dolega > fI tea tESat teaatlerge
at atlerge large 18r e must not Include any a man manwtio manwho manwho
who might on the floor of the nation nationconvention national nationJtlconnmtlon nationalconvention
convention repudiate the unit rule ruleadopted 28 28adopted asadopted
adopted for instruction by the state stateconvention stateconvention tate tateconnUon
convention He Intimated that in place placeof
of Mr Ir Cockran Co kran a majority of the del delegates delegates delegates ¬
egates might select so as to be sure suretheir Nuetheir auetheir
their instructions for Judge Parker Parkorwould Park Parkerwould < r rould
would ould be carried out August Belmont Belmontwho Belmontwho Belmontwho
who already pledged pled ed himself for Mr MrPark MrParker 11Parlr
Park Parker ParkerWhen r rWhen rYhen
When Mr tr Murphy urph left Senator Hills Hillsheadquarter Hillsheaclquarten Hillslieadquarter1
headquarter < he was asked by the rep representative 11r reprcesntative ¬
resentative r ntatlve of the t1 Associated A c nte Pre Pre45 Pre45whet Preowhether s swhether
whether whet lr he he woud make a statement statementThis statementThis tatemfntThis
This he positively declined de < Unea to do but butSenator butSen butSenator
Senator Sen tor Victor Dowling who is his hischief 1118chief hischief
chief lieutenant said ald there was noth nothins nothIn nothinZ
ins In done
Conference Fruitless FruitlessSenator FruitlessSenator FruitlcssSenator
Senator Hill positively declines to tomeet toml tomeet
meet ml t us half way wa and tbe light will willgo willgo vItlgo
go to the floor of the onvention conventionsaid onventionsaid onventionsaid
said Senator Dowling when even eventhough eventhough eventhough
though w we may ma be in the minority we weshall weshall weshall
shall Uy U voice and action try tr to Im Impress ImpreS6 unllress ¬
press the people pf Ople > of the state that we weare weare weare
are in the right rightSenator rlg11lSenator rightSOnator
Senator Hill said that us far as he heunderstood h hUlwerstood heunderstood
understood the matter Tammany Tammanywas
was as to take > the > tight to the tluefloor lloor of the theconvention theconentoo theconvention
convention Ho saw aw no objection to tothat tothat tothat
that and indeed Ind he believed that the thefloor the1InOt theIloor
floor was wa the place to light it out outAsked outAsked
Asked A ked whether it was unusual to elect electa
a new state committee at this conven convention convention convention ¬
tion he said it was not but that it itwas itwas Itwas
was excellent policy poli to select it It at this thistime thistime thistime
time so o that It might be in working workingorder workingorder workingorder
order immediately after the nominat nominating nominatIng nominating ¬
ing convention on July 6 6Platform GFla 6Platform
Platform Fla tform Will be Brief BriefThere BriefThere BriefThere
There was some discussion tonight tonightas
as It to the platform to be adopted It is issaid Igsaid issaid
said to have been bt > en Senator Hills idea ideathat Ideathat ideathat
that the platform should deal exten extensively extenf11eb extensively ¬
sively with state and national issues issuesbut i isueebut ue6 ue6but
but William F Sheehan speaking it itis itis itis
is believed for Judge < Parker himself himselfhas hhnfelfhas hImselfhas
has won tonight probably a concession concessionso conc lon I
so that the platform adopted tomorrow tomorrowwill toinorrovill 1 1will
will be very vr brief dealing d < aUng not in any anyminute an anyminute I
minute particulars but generally gent > rally with withthe withthe withthe
the failures of the Republican party partyIt partIlis
It Ilis is understood that it will assert that thatsince thatflince thatsince
since the death of President McKinley McKinleythe McKlnlethe
the party part in power has practically run runriot runriot runriot
riot has failed In Its promise to carry carryout carr carrout carryout
out McKinleys lcKinle s polhies has catered to tothe tothe tothe
the corporations and trusts and has hasdemoralized hademoralized hasdethoralized
demoralized the public service geri It will willnot willnor willlieu
not nor in any an way wa ullude to the monetary monetarysystem monetars monetarysystem
system s Sl m nor will It endorse any an par particular l8rUe particular ¬
ticular Ue lar platform heretofore H LcPt1 ogl mW itl b bDemocratic bDemocratic blP blPDemocratic >
Democratic conventions In a word wordit
it Is intended to relieve Judge Parker Parkerif
if the convention onv > ntlon instructs fofhlm un until until Until ¬
til such time as the national platform platformis pia tform tformIs
is adopted
Probable Delegates DelegatesIt
It is understood that the delegates at atlarge athuge atlarge
large to the national convention will willbe wlJlb willbe
be b former Senators David B Hill of ofAlbany ofAlban ofAlbany
Albany Alban and Edward Murphy of Troy TroyAugust TroyAugust
August Belmont Bt > lmont of New ew York and andJames andJames
James J8m W y Ridgeway of Brooklyn BrooklynThe BrookbnTh BrooklynThe
The Th < convention will be called to order orderby orderhy orderby
by Chairman Frank Campbell of the thestate thestllte thestate
state committee < at Z p m and after afterroutine aftflrroutine afterroutine
routine matters are settled it will be beadjourned beadjourned
adjourned until Sp m when Senator SenatorRaines SenatorHalneS SenatorIaines
Raines will be permanent chairman chairmanThe chairmanThe < hairmanThe
The battle on the floor of the tll conven convention convention onentlon ¬
tion will take place at the evening see session 5e81iion seedon ¬
sion don
Chairman Campbell has received a areply artpl areply
reply rtpl from Don M 1 Dickinson of De Detroit Detroit Dotioit ¬
troit to his dispatch protesting protestingagainst protestingagainst protestingagainst
against Mr 11 Dickinsons statements statementsrelative statementsrelatIye statementsrelative
relative to Judge Parker in which Mr MrDickinson MrDickinson MrDickinson
Dickinson says he h has already tele telegraphed telegraphed telegraphed ¬
graphed Chief Justice Parker with withdrawing withkawlng withdrawing ¬
drawing his published statement that thatJudge thatJUdge thatJudge
Judge Parker participated in the politi political political political ¬
cal campaign of 1888 and offering his hissincere hias2Cint hissincere
sincere 2Cint re apologies apologiesUTAH apologiesUTAH < fO fOUTAH
4 Washington April ApI 17 liThe The Ohil Ohildreti ChilJten hil 4 4tIien
+ dreti < of the American Revolution Revolutionwho +
4 who 00 are holding hold In their annual con conventlun + 4 4vent
+ vent ention ion hi Washington ashn lnn In ronjunc ronjuncUon onjunclion +
1 4 lion with the > annual convention conentlonof 4 +
4 of the Daughters of the American AmericanRevolution AmerlMlnReoluUonwhich AmericanRevolution +
+ Revolution ReoluUonwhich which begins tomor toniorf 4 4row
+ f row ro held patriotic JJatr lOUt services in the t h hhurfh 4
I 4 4 Church hurfh qf f the Covenant < today oda odaThe odav odavThe +
4 + The chief < f feature < ntnre l1ue of f the th services sarI < s sI 4 44W 4was
I 4W + was at K a sermon by Rev Ht > Teunis TtunlsHRmllla 4
4 Hamlin an Broad Minded Patri PatliI PatriotkIn + f
4 otkIn Hl tI m Dr Harnlin declared that thatvha 4 4 4I 4what
I I 4 what t is needed rtee lM Is a broad minded mtndedIta 4
4 4 patriotism Ita trrotlein a patriotism Mitr oUllm that thtser thatserves 4
+ serve ser the churcli hure of God Godnot not In 4 4a
I 14 + H denominational sense but on ontht 4
4 the grand scale F < le of f divine glbrifica 4 4
I 4 4 lion which abandons the ilnilta llmltaI 4 4 4tlons
4 tlons of creeds art and l reaches hes eut for fortM 4
I 4 4 the broad d generous gt > ntrou8 religion of ofmtlnklnd 4 4mtnklnd
4 mankind mtlnklndI 4 4Dr
4 + Dr Hamlin said that the eyes e s sor 4 4
4 of the POOle p > had l been > een sadly mull mullopened 4
I 4 opened during the th p past st winter intEr by b btheir 4 +
4 their fellow fello citizens cltlz < ms of Utah whom whomI 4 4I
I 4 they the had trusted He vas loath loathI 4
4 to meddle with Ith the provkslonf of ortb ofthe 4
I 4 the tb constitution eon titution but the amend amendmnt 4
4 4 m meat nt of that instrument iPf trumlnt he sead seadseemed ad adSE 4 4f
+ f seemed SE mEd to afford < 1 the only onl remedy remedythat +
4 4 that can an cop cope successfully with I h hthe 4
4 the injuries the home will suffer sufferfrom 4 4from
4 from the abhorrent conditions conditionspoIYKam 3f f 4
4 polygamy 4 4 4ROYAITT
I II I + + + + + + + 4 + 1 + + + + + + t tROYALTY
Syacuse S a < u e Sicily April prJl 17 17EmPfror 17EmPfrorWilliam 17EmperorWilliam Emperor EmperorWilliam
William accompanied by fifteen mem members membtors memhers ¬
I hers of his fulto > dined today with Mrs MrsRobert MrsHobert Irs IrsHobert
Hobert Goelet GO let on board the latters latterssteam laltfrgfIItfam latterssteam
steam yacht Nahma The emperor ex expressed exI ¬
I pressed pr himself as a delighted d > Ughtfd with the theevent theI theeventarud
event e eventarud nt and said Id he wished wl hed the empress empresswere empresswere mpresswere
I were with him to share his pleasure pleasureVETERAN pleasureVETERAN pleasurea pleasureVETERAN
Washington Vtihln ngton ton April 17 HGeneral General Jo Joseph Joseph Toseph ¬
seph Dickinson the > only survivor of ofI cofthe cfthe
I the adjutant generals of the various variousarmies Yarlouarmies variousarmies
armies of the civil war ir hopelessly hopelesslyill
1m ill in this thl city clt He is 73 years ears old and andis andI
I is 8 suflerlng from rom general debility debilityGeneral deblUt deblUtGeneral debilityGeneral
General Dickinson served under Gen Geni Gelleral Geiteral
i era eral Hooker HookirSTRUCK Hook HookerSTRUCK r rSTRUCK
Allentown Pa April 17 liGeorge liGeorgeClauser 17GeorgeClauser George GeorgeClauser
Clauser aged 40 Edith M Motzlen Motzlenaged Metzlenaged rl1tzlenaged
aged li and Stella Knaus aged 17 17wera 17wor 17wer
wera struck ruck and instantly Inslnnt killed kl by b bR a aRaulng aBhtIipg
Raulng R dlpg railway rai wny passenger pssnger train trlnner trlnnertllfr near neartlh nearth1r
tlh tllfr th1r fr fiome ume me near IOr Maoungie while whIe walk walking wntkIng walkbig ¬
ing borne bore from rom church on tlio thotrack f 1 iroad iroadtract I Oa OatrcJ
tract trcJ
Mr and Mrs Mr C J Stone Found FoundLocked FoundLocked FoundLocked
Locked in E Eoh ich Others Arms ArmsPOSSIBLE Armst ArmsPOSSIBLE ArmsPOSSIBLE
+ r 4 4Spedal
Special toTheHerald toTheHeraldUGDEN to The Herald HeraldO erald eraldOGDEN
OGDEN GDEN Utah uth April Apri 17 nMr air a and audIr5 andMrs id idMrs
Mrs Ir5 O JStone J Stone were found locked lockedIn loke
In each ech others arms in their theirroom theirroom theirroom
room at the th lodging Tiouse 10u ho se e of Mrs MrsMyers MrsMyers 115 115I
Myers I rs In the t th Bellman Beltman blOck bl ck corner conr of ofTwentysecond oCwentYsnd ofTWefltytfi
Twentysecond wentYsnd street and a itd Washington Washingtonavenue Vtalhlntto Washingtonavenue
avenue at 9 oclock o lolk tonight tonight The hus ¬
band bnd was WRt dead and had apparently
been so for fOI several 5ertl hours hors while whie the thewoman thevomWl thewoman
woman was just about to expire expireBoth I IBoth t I
Both Bth were wer fully fUl dressed reed eoxprt and the themans w wmans wq t tmans
mans picture was placed place on a trunk trunknear trutikiear j
near ear th tho bed There Thfrf were were also three threemans thret threelettsIp
lete lettsIp lI addreSed addressed to the ded dead wo womns womans I
mans mns sTtftery another To Whom it itMay Itla itMay
May la Concern fri and an anq the third was Wa a alengthy alengthy
lengthy lfnghy statement stat nt of family fami troubles troublesnot troubl troublnot I
not finished fnishe and addressed uddresed to jio o one oneOne onp oneOne
One letter lettEr for tot the public publc was signed signedMr signedMr i1ed
Mr 11 and Mrs Irs f TJ J 1 Stone but was wasall wasall i
all ai In her h r writing wrltng This together togeth togetherthe < r with withthe vih I
the fact Ca < t that the mun died dledfi first t that thatshe thatshe
te I
she was wal part Indiaq descent efcent and ftO ter terribly terrlbl terribly ¬
ribly rlbl jealous with wih ftUJersusplcious QliersusplciouM cir circumstances cr crCUlltanCes clicuinstance ¬
cumstances CUlltanCes laadK le the officers ofcers to the thpconclusion UIPconcluRiO theconeIuaioi
conclusion concluRiO that that she poisoned phone him and andafter an andafter
after afcr his death d ath poisoned pisnf herself herselfUnexpected h herselfUnexoected r5el r5elUneXectcd
Unexpected UneXectcd Return ReturnMrs 1etuln 1etulnIrs ReturnMrs
Mrs Irs Stone had been b en away away to visit visitrelatives visitrelatej visitrelatives
relatives relatej in th tbp east and returned retured un unexpectedly unexpectedl tinexpectedly ¬
expectedly about aOut a 8 week ago Her HerhuKband Herhutland HerhuKLantl
huKband hutland took Ijer bel to rooms in the Belt Beitman B Beltman i
man mn block blo < k and there they the were living livingOne IhlngOne livingOne
One of the subjects over oer which they theyhad theyhad theyhind
had disagreed disgeed vas Stones refusal to totake totAke totake
take her to the home formerly formerl occu occupied ocu ocuplec occupled ¬
pied plec by b his first firt wife or to give her hercustody hercUHtodv hercustody
custody of ofiia his two twoehidren children He had hadbeen hadben hadbeen
been ben state manager for the Chicago ChicagoPortrait ChicagoPortrai ChicagoPortrait
Portrait Portrai company compn and last summer summermade summermde summermade
made mde a trip east visiting visitng Denver and andOklahoma andOklahoma andOklahoma
Oklahoma OklahomaWhile OklahomaVhie OklahomaWhile
While Vhie away awa he met the girl whose whoseContinueq who whoseContinuuaj
Continueq on Page 2
APr April Sh Showers ers Bring Brng Ma May May y Flowes Flowers
Samuel Gompers and John Mitchell Mitchel in Denver DenverAn DenverA An fffortWiliBe Effort EffortWillBeMade iior iiorWil
WillBeMade Wil WiliBe Be frrade M ade to Settle Sette the Difficulty Diffculy at atthe atthe atthe >
the Mines lninese
EVER April Arlri 17 lT 17The The e quarterly quarterlymeeting quarterlmeetng quarterlymeeting
DENVER 0 meeting meetng of the executive 6xecute commit committee commtI committee
tee te of the American Federation Federaton of ofi ofLabor I
i Labor will wi begin begn tomorrow to morro morning mOrnin in inthe Inthe
the Windsor Vlnor hotel in this city and con continue contiiiue I
tinue throughout tu ughout the oomlngjwejeK omlg weJ In Inaddition inaddition I
addition additon to the eleven members member of the thecommittee thecommittee
committee mmitee and the clerical clericl f force rce reKbut about
100 10 representatives retsntulve of ofiocalunlons local loC1union unions af affiliated a affliated ¬ I
filiated fiated with wih the Federation Feeralon will wi b b be in inthe inthe inthe
the city ci the thc latter lal r to present Ir nt griev grievances gie gie81e
ances 81e to be disposed dJ s of by the commit committee commltI committee ¬
I tee One of the most important Imprtant mat matters mit mitter matters ¬
ters ter to be considered conslfred conskleredisthe is the coal 081 min miners miners miiiers ¬
ers strike in Colorado ColoradoAmong ColoradoAmong
I Among Amng the members of the commit committee commltte committee ¬
tee who have already areful arrived are Pros President Pre ProsI I II
ident Samuel Gompers of the Amer American Amerlean Amerlean ¬
lean Federation Federaton of Labor Lbor and President PresidentJohn PresidlntJohn PresidentJohn
John Mitchell mchel of the United Mine MineWorkeqf MineWorkei Uneorke
Workeqf Workei orke of of America Americ The Colorado Coloradocoal Cololdo CololdooKI Coloradocoal
coal oKI mfters now on strike are mem members membr6 memhers ¬
hers of Mitchells ltcheUs organization organizton and he hewill hewi hewill
will wi be b the controlling contr01n factor on the theI theunion theunion
I union side in any an negotiations negtatons that are areundertaken I
1 undertaken Mr Mitchell b bPresident was almost almostj
President RotnscMld othschid Had Hd a Scheme SchemeTor SchemeI SchemeForDrawing
Tor ForDrawjn ForDrawing Drawing Money MoneyNew MoneyNeo MoneyNew
I New Neo York April Aprl 17 liDtlld 17DavId David Roths Rothschild Holi Holichid Itothechild ¬
child chid until unti recently rent president Jr < ident of the theI thecrecked
I wrecked Federal bank bnk was wac arrested arrestedhere arrestedhere
here h re tonight tonigt and takeii to polite plce head headquarters hekdcluart headnuarters ¬
quarters quartersAssistant cluart nuartersAssistan < r rAssiftant
Assistant Assiftant t District Distrit Attorney ttorneJ Kresel Kreselwho Krecl Kreclwho Kreselwho
who lm has Ial charge c argeoC of tUccase tlccm the case said saidRothscJiHd sid sidnoth saidflothschHd
RothscJiHd noth hJd told tod mb mt he did not know knowwhere kno knowhee knowwhue
I where whee the 225010 1 went ent A lot lo of it ithe ItI ithe
he says 8S went ent f rt fr jr expenses expetse He said saidto
I I to m ml > that he would like lke liketo to know him himself himself ¬
i self lf wh whre re the moneyis moneyisMrs money is isMrs
mneyI mneyIIn
Mrs In Kntsel Krel iUrte asserted u erted that Rothschild Rothschildgot Rothschid
got the mon mont money y fowm flm the bank by means meansof meansor meansof
I of accommodation 3 < commouUon notes notesHe noes noesHe notesHe
He would ould get sK some > me mI friends to give givehim gheI givehim
I him hi a note for fo 5000 O or or 5000 5O which whichIIP whichw whichbe
IIP would w uld have ha discounted dlfouute in his own ownbank ov ovbnk ownbank
bank bnk by hip hI discount dHuJt clerk continued continuedthe onlnued onlnuedI
I the assistant district attorney lttrney He Hewould HeI
I would have the amount aI0unt of the note noteplaced noteI noteplaced
placed to his own n credit and he drew drewon drwon
0 reit
on that thatRothschild thfttRothshid thatRothschild
I Rothschild Rothshid is charged with the mis misappropriation misappropriation ¬
appropriation approprIaton of something smething like lke 5200 2 ZOO
000 0 He lt will wU be b arraigned arained tomorrow tomorrowSHOT tomorrowI tomorrowSHOT
I Terrible Domestic Domestc Tragedy at Zanes Zanesville ZanesI Zanesville
ville vle Ohio OhioZanesville Ohio7ant8iE Ohio7aiiesviile
I Zanesville 7ant8iE 0 April Apri 17 lilrank lilrankParke 17FrankParke Frank FrankParke
Parke a miirer mireI of CrooksvIIIe CroksUe near nearhere nr nearhere
I here htr < shot thot and It is believed belove fatally fatallywounded fatal fatalI fatallywoulideti
wounded WOUHI IqS hJj wifes parents plrents Mr Ir and andMr andMrs
I Mr 1 Shervvood Senoo Crooko Croke Parke Pake hail hailbeen hadbeen haulbeen
been out of work for some sme time tm The Thei
i loss I ofhis of is position po tion and the consequent consequenthardship COnlUent COnlUentI consequenthardship
I hardship is believed beJeed to have made him himmelancholy himmlancoly himmelancholy
melancholy mlancoly He H had quarreled IUarrele with withhis wIthhis Ith Ithhis
his wife wift whohad gone to live Jve with withher wih wihheor withher
her parents prtnts P PArke Prke rke called caled at the home homeof homeof homeof
of his wifes parents J rentf and ns the thl result resultof reul resultof
of a I quarrel sfipt shft slf it Mr 11 and Mrs Ir Crooke CrookeParke Croke CrokePrke CrookeParke
Parke turned turnf the weapon on his hI wife wifebut wIe wIebut wifebut
but she held hlc tl6Ir 3monthokl child cid In Infront Infront Infront
front of hqr bQ And nd the father did not notfire nottire notfire
fire An attempt atteIpt to commit suicide suicidewas sui suicidewas < lde ldewas
was frustrated frutrtecl by his wife Parke left leftthe leftthe leftthe
the house and ad has not been overtaken overtakenImmediately Qertken QertkenImmedlnteb overtakenImmediately
Immediately after the news became becameknown becameknowii
known a 8 a T poaseef > os6e seet > f fifty ff men and ane boywas boy boywa boytwas
was wa formed fored The trail trai was taken up upat upat upat
at the Crooke Crke home and was wa followed followedto folowed folowedto
to the edge ege ee of a u wood woo two miles mie north northof northof northof
of thecity the ct Sheeting Shootng has been heard heardin
in the thcwoo woods woodsDISEASES woodDISEASES
St Petersburg PetersburS April Apri 17 liAccordlns liAccordlnsto According Accordingto
to the reports of spies the Japanese Japanesetroops Japanee Japaneetroops Japanesetroops
troops in Korea Korea have been ravaged by byeases b byrioU byvarious
yrioU various diaQ disgaspa On or f these dis disefS discares
eases efS called caled Imbion is a kind of ofintermittent orIntermitent ofintermittent
intermittent Intermitent typhus typhuS Another called calledsouda caled caledsouda calledsouda
souda which has not yet been stud studled studle1 studled
led by European doctors dootor produces producespremature producespremature
premature senility sen t3 The T e patients patents lose losetheir logethelr losetheir
their teeth teth bosom baom extremely lcmely weak weakand wek wekna weakand
and na the nails nnls are twistad twlstd back on the thefinger Qe QefrneI teflijgev
finger fingerDysentery frneI flijgevDaenteiy > >
Dysentery Dlel1 I is v vtry very ry prevalent ajmufk ajmufkthe am amertgthe Jt Jtte
the te Russians at Harbin Harin
exhausted from travel and retired retred soon soonafter soonafter
after afr reaching his hotel declining declning aa aaaudience al amaudience I I
audience to reporters Mr 11 Gompers Gompershowever Gompershowever Gompershowever
however consented to bf bE interviewed interviewedbut
but diplomatically diPloltkalY avoided cominlttjn cominlttjnhimself CQm1ltJn CQm1ltJnhimself committtnhimself
himself or the committee commitee on any s SU SUjctdlsused sut sutject b bJect
Ject jctdlsused discussed He referred r fered to t PY tfcfe t ii ac action fC fCton aclion ¬
lion ton of Governor Goror Peabody PeHbody of o Colorado Coloradoin Color Coloraduin
in bringing binging under martial martal law JR beau localities local beauties ¬
ties te where whe strikes > f had been declared as asa asa asa
a ulolaton violation of the fundamental prin principles prlndpl principles ¬
ciples dpl of government gverment Mr Ir Gompers Gomperswould Gompcrsould Gomperswould
would ould only discuss dis < us5 incidentally inldental the thefight i Inght
fight fght between > n his organization and the theAmerican theAmerican I
American Amercan Labor IAbr union He did say saythat fa fatat saythat
that tat an Invitation inviaton would be extended extendedthe extendedthe extendedthe
the Western V stern Federation Federaton of Miners 11er the thelargest th thlarget thelargest
largest larget association aEO < ilton affiliated aflate with wih the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American Labor union us well wel as the thegreatest 1he 1hegretest thegreatest
greatest gretest union of metalliferous metalferOU miners minersIn
In the country ountr to join the American AmericanFederation AmericanFederation
Federation Federaton of Labor This would be besimply besimply besimply
simply following folowing out the customs customs w9uld of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the executive executn committee commitee in extending extendingInvitations extendinginvitations
Invitations inviations to sill al labor organizations organizationsnot orgalzatlon orgalzatlonnot
not affiliated aflate with the American Fed Federation Fedraton
oration raton of Labor Lbor to become becme united with withthe withthe
the latter latter body bod
PatientsvWho Had Just Been Operated Upon Jump From FromThird FromThird FromThird
Third Story Hospital Windows WindowsOne One Dead Three ThreeFatally ThreeFataly ThreeFatally
Fatally Fataly Injured
I NDIAXAPOLIS Ind April Apri 17 17I j jWhile
I I While hle the city ciy fire fre department deprtment re reInforced reinforced
Inforced InfotcEd by companies from from the su suburbs euhurbf ruburba ¬
burbs hurbf was being taxed tax d to its utmost utmoptfjghtlmr utmo utmostI t tg
fjghtlmr I g ghtlng 1t the jie le Occidental Oecldentl hotel fre fire this thisNirnlng t thisrnin i5 i5rnlng9n
Nirnlng rnlng9n rnin 4n n aFarm afan was wasturnedn turned in from fromSt fromSt fromSt
St Vincenthospital nishpl a When b the first firstfire Il t st stfire
fire fre company rmpan3 arrivedone life lfe had been beenlost beenlost
lost and several seerl were seriously frlou l Injured Injuredin I jur d din
in the panic that followed followedThe folo td I
The Dead DeadHarriet Daad
I Ifourth
Harriet Leahy Leh jumped from the thefourth thefourth
fourth floor nor and instantly in tant kilted kme I jThe
The Injured InjuredMiss j jMiss
Miss lss Kate Beach believed beleved to be fa fatally a atally I Italy
tally taly injured by b falling falng from third thirdfloor thirdfoor thirdfloor
floor foor while whie trying to escape by b means meansof meansof meansof
of a rope ropmade > made ade of bedclothes bedclothesSister bedclothesSister I
Sister Superior Stella Stela seriously seriousJ in injured injured injured ¬
jured by shock shOk following folowing a surgical op operation Operaton operation
eration erationSister eraton I
Sister Nordiea Nordita seriously serioufy injured by byshock b bshok byshock
shock shok shockWilliam i i I
William Ilam Schneider a patient patent who at atI
Statehood and Ship Subsidy Will Wil Be Discussed in One OneBranch OneBranch I
Branch While Whie the Other Wrestles Wrestes With Appro Appropriation Appropriation Appropriation ¬
priation Bills Bils
I A I t ASHINGTON April Apri 17 17State 17StateV State Statehood I
WASHINGTON V V hood and ship subsidy will wl bo bothe bothe bethe I
the features eature of the house hou epro pro proceedings proecedings ¬ I
ceedings cedlng this week with wih conference c re reports repors reports ¬
ports pors and minor bills bih to fillin flln fill in the gaps gapsThe gapsThe gapsThe
The committee ommltee on rules on Monday Mondaymorning 1fonda3 1fonda3I irondaymorning
morning moring will wi decide decd on a programmefor prognulme prognulmefor programme irogrkrnmefor
I for the statehood statehoo bill b1 The rule on this thismatter lhlsmatter thismatter
matter which will w1 be brought in for foradoption fori foradoption
i adoption adopton Monday ondR will wi call cal for con consideration considrlUon consideration ¬
sideration sidrlUon of the bill bi Tuesday Tuesda with withdebate withdebte withdebate
debate debte limited limied probably probbl to four hours hoursIt houriIt
It is h now no the intention intenton to dispose of ofthis ofthis ofthis
this bill bi entirely entrel on Tuesday Tuesdaythe Tuesda TuesdaThe TuesdayThe
The rule making a special order for Corthe forthe
the Gardiner bill h1 providing for a joint jointcommission jint jintI jointcommission
commission commlSion of members of the house houseand ho1se ho1seand I Iand
I and senate to Investigate Investgate the whole wholequestion wholequestion hola
question queton of ship fhlp subsidy subsld during the therecess therecess I
I recess ree s of congress will wi be brought for forward CorwiId forward
ward wiId by b Mr 11 Grosvenor on Wednesday WednesdayDebate Vedned VednedI VednesdnyI
I Debate on this measure will wl consume consumprobably cnsume consumeprobably I
probably prbabl six hours bour The Alaska laka dele delegate det ddeI ¬
I gate bill will wi remain the continuing continuingorder contnuing continuingorder I
order and receive consideration consideraton when whenever whenever whenever ¬
ever there Is nothing else before btfore the thehouse thehouse
house houseThe houseThE houseThe 1
I The present prSnt plan of the leaders loaden con contemplates contemplates ¬ I Itemplates
templates final tnal adjournment April Apri2S 28 28WIRELESS 2SWIRELESS I II
Doubts As to Russias Ability Abiit to Exe Execute Execute ¬
cute cut Her Threat ThreatLondon ThreatI
I I London Lndon Ajril Ajrl 18 18Edltorlals Editorials bearing bearingi
i I upon upo the subject of wireless telegraph telegraphIc telerapl
I ic war messages mes es in which the Tlhte Tlhtej TIhitucontends f
I j contends that Russia Is proposing to togo toI
I propoNlng
I go to a n length which whl h outruns all rout rattson routson i iI
I son sn and recalls recals the fact that the Times Timesj I Ii
i dispatch disptch boat was as stopped stoppd and searched searchedby sea hed hedb
by b a a Russian Russan warship wahip not long tlgO tlgOo ago agoNo ago1 ago1No
No o objection objeCton was waS made to this then thenwhile the theI i iI
I while whie the Japanese Jaanese authorities authories were werenot werenot werenot
not interested in any way Wt3 The Times Timessays TimesS Tltuesnays
says S s sI
It I Is doubtful whether In the presqut presqutcondition PI presqutcondition eSQ nt ntconditon
I condition conditon of their fleet 100t the th Russians Russiansare Russhipt Russiapsare
are able to t execute eecute their threat thr a but butif butI
if chance delivered the Hairaun
I I delvered into IntI Intotheir
J their hands they the could attain atttn the te end endthey endthe3 cadthey
they desire without perpetrating prpetratng what whati 1hatthQ
i in the eyes eQ of civilized clzed people pople would O ld be bean bean bean
an outraze We should not raise any anyobjection aO aOobje tyobjection
objection obje ton to the severest Berest censorship censorshipexercised censorip censoripexercise censorshipexercised
exercised exercise in accordance accordanc with lh the prin principles prInciples prlnciples ¬
ciples recognized rcoized by modern mdern warfare warfareThe warCareTbeRssans warfareThe
The TbeRssans Russians will wi find nd that t1at the appll appllj appUI application
j cation caton of scientific sl n tfiC discoveries dlscovera t9Tmod t9TmodI t m 0 d dern
I ern em requirements relulrmeni requirontentspainot requirontentspainotmeans caiyiot not beehaeJcedhy beehaeJcedhymeans le
I means which whic may m i be > e effeci effeciIs ereO ereOth ith1It ith1Ittha 1
th tha region where Rusinn RusinnIs u slnn b
Is still sti snnreme Sumc h rJu rJusti
Senate Senate SenateWashington
Washington April pri hThere 17 17There There will wi be bean bean I
an effort to keep appropriation uppropria lon bills billsto bis bisto billsto
to the front allthe nlthe time tme during durnl the thepresent thepresent I Iprescnt
present week in the senate and to this thisend thl thisend I Ind
end nd the sundry sundr civil civi bill bi will wi be b taken takenup t takenup 1
up on convening Monday 10nda When hlo it is isdisposed i idIspsed Idisposed
disposed dIspsed of the pension pnsion appropriation appropriationbill appropriaton I Ibi Ibill
bill bi will 1 be presented and It Is hoped hopedthat hOp hopedthat
that that bill bi will wJ in turn be b immedi immediately immediately immeditely ¬ I
ately followed followe by the general deficiency deficiencybill de cenc3 cenc3bi
bill bi The senate leaders leders are apprehen apprehensive apprehenshoe apprehensive ¬
sive of the effect efect of the consideration considerationof considertin considertinot
of various bills bUs on the calendar and andare andare i
are exercising their ingenuity to keep keepthem keepthem
them In the background backgroundThere backgroundThere backgroundThere I
There are some som features of the thesundry thesundr thesundry
sundry sundr civil civi bill b1 which will wi cause caus dls dlscueron discutlon i
cueron and it Is beeved that it will willhpJd wl viiibold
bold hoJr attenton atenton during Monday Monda and andTuesday anduesda andTuesday
Tuesday uesda The pension hill hi usually usuallygoes usuallygoes I Igoes
goes through without wihout debate hut it is isprobable isprobable isprobable
probable there will wi be b quite quie a u little lte din disctission dinctission
ctission < ulslon on the pending bill billIf billI billIf
If I opportunity is offered ofered Senator SenatorHansbrough SenatorHansbrough
Hansbrough will wi endeavor to obtain obtainconsideration obtainconsideration I Ionsldentlon
consideration onsldentlon of the Indian agreement agreementbills atrement atreementbills I
bills Senator Fairbanks also stands standsready stnds standsready I Ir
ready r ady to seize s lze the first firt chance that of offers orfers offern ¬
fers to press his bill bi for a new ne execu executive ¬ I
tive tve buildlnjr hl ldin in Washington WashingtonRUSSIA uvdshingtonRUSSIA V shlngton I
Bonds onds to be Heated Foated in Paris Pars Brussels Brusselsand Brssels Brsselsand Brusselsand I
and Amsterdam AmsterdamLondon Asterdam Asterdamnd Amsterdamiondon
London nd n April Apri IS 18Reportsare 18Reports Reports are again againin
in circulation here 6f Russias Rusias need to toraise toruife toraise
raise ruife money mone When hon the war broke out outthe outthe
the gold Iold held abroad by the Bank of ofRussia ofRussia I
Russia nu la amounted to S7 8000 S7500OIO 00OiO Of this thisamount I
amount V0000000 rft0 fnOO < K000 has been expended expendedand expnded I
I and therefore according accoring to these thee re reports reports ¬
ports It would soon be necessary neCer rI to tohave tohnve tohave
have hnve recourse recoure to the gold held h eld In the thetreasury tte thetreasury
treasury treasuryAccording trotUlr trotUlrqcordln treasuryAqcording I
According qcordln to a a telegram from Bras Brussels ¬ I Ieels
sels printed this thi morning ttte outcome outcomeof outome outomeot
of the ways waysand and means conference conferene at atSt atSt atst
St Petersburg Peterburg will wi be the Issue Ilsue of of200OOt000 1 1I
I 200000000 20000OOO in 0 Z per cent treasury treaury bonds bondsin i
in Paris Brussels Brsscs and Amsterdam Amsterdamt m rdam i
4 4 + 4 + + 4 + + + 4 4 + 4 + + + + 4 +
1 + 4 1
4 + +
1 i 4 f Barcelona Barelona Spain Span April Apri 17 liA liAI A 4 f fI
I + bomb exploded at 8 oclock to tonight to + 4night
I + night In the Plaza Plaa del d l Torres TorresThe Tore TorresThe +
+ The result rult was wn harmless harles but the theoxplosion theXPloSioncr 4 4I
l I + > oxplosion 0xplosionreated XPloSioncr created eated a i h panic pn1c owing oingto + f
Ictii to the ne factthat fatt at King KlngAJnsO KingAlrqnso Alfonso and and4fPrejnler andr andPrdin1er +
4fPrejnler + Prdin1er r mJer Maura I ura arc ae still sti1e ifere 4 f
+ + + + + + + + T + + + + + + + +
the time tme of the fire tre was as undergoing undergoins an anoperation anopration anoperation I
operationHenry opration operationHenry operation
Henry Nichols Xichoi Connorsville Connorsvle just op operated operad opcrated ¬
crated upon upn for appendicitis appndiciti ran rn down downstairs dovntai downstairs
stairs stairsSeveral stairsSeveral tai
Several Se eral other nur nursee and aa sl attendants attendantsvr aU attedantswere ant
wremere were vr re were or lot 1e lua4s bntfe4 8n intheir intheirdeavor hi tk their 4t1 < I
deavor deor to escape esp from rrq what Jt they theythought tley theythought j jthought
thought was as instant innt death deathPatients d dEathPatients t I
Patients in a Panic PanicFor PanicFor
I IFor
For a tim tm time it i seemed that the flames flameswhich fme flameswhich
which started sarte in a pite ple tr r rs rags js under underthee uner unerthe unitertheeast
thee the theeast would find their
east st stairway Pirwa3 fnd way wayto wayto wayto
to the upper uppr floors resulting resultinr in a afrightful afrightful afrightful
frightful holocaust holocaustAt hloaust hloaustAt
At every window on the third thir and andfourth andfourth andfourth
fourth floors non were re crowds crod of panic panicstricken pnlc pnlcstricken panicstricken
stricken men and women woen screaming Iremhlg for forhelp forhelp forhelp
help to those tox on the street below belowThe bdo bdoThe belowThe
The panic that raged on the third thirdand thirdand thirdand
and fourth floors fiors continued orHlnue until unti long longafter longatt longafter
after att r the fire fre bad been extinguished extinguishedPatients extnul extinguishedPatients hed hedPatent9
Patients Patent9 who ho had just undergone stir surgical stirgical ur urclcal ¬
gical operations olpratons rushed from their tht > lr beds bedsto bedsto
to the windows and attempted atempte to throw throwthemselves throwthemselves I
themselves themshe to the ground groundHarriet groundHarriet
Harriet Leaky Lh an old employee of ofthe ofthe ofthe
epye I
the hospital hopital leaped leap from a window indo on onthe o onthe
the fourth floor fior and when hen picked Dlke up upvas upWftS upwas
vas dead deadIn leadIn I IIn
In the rear men and women were weremaking weremaking erE i imaking
making ropes rop of bed b clothing cothing by which whichthey whichthe whichthey
they the escai eSal escaped ed d to the ground gountl below belowKate belowKate i iKate
Kate Beach less leS fortunate than the therest therest i irest
rest lost her hold hol1 and fell fel from fr the thethird thethird I Ithird
third floor flr and is now no in a critical criticalcondition CriiCI CriiCIcCnditon criticalcundition
condition cCnditon from internal inttnal injuries sus sustained sustained nustamed ¬
tained I IFels
Fears Fels of Physicians PhysiciansAn PJlysicus I IAn
An unusual number numbr of surgical surgicaloperations surgicaloperations urgicl urgicloperaton
operaton operations were performed prforJ in the th hoe hospital h hpia hoepital ¬
pital pia 1 on Saturday Stur many of the pa patients p patients ¬
tients tents carried crrie from their beds bs by the therescuers t therescuers
rescuers reuer were in a critical critcAl condition conditionand conditionand u ilon ilonInd
and Ind the physicians ph sldans in charge brge fear fer that thatmany tht thatmany I Iman
many man fatalities fatalte may result resul The pa patients p patients ¬
tients were carried crri to the th male ward wardwhich wardwhich wardwhich
which is on the first frt floor 101 and was not notseriously nots notseriously
seriously s rlom ly affected afet d by b the panic pnic which whichraged whichraged hick hickrag
raged rag < d in the upper uppr floors dors Improvised Improvisedcots Impoised ImpoisedCts
cots and mattresses mtr were brought brouht into intouse Intouse intouse
use and a general call cal for medical m lc as assistance as asslatance ¬
sistance sent st throughout thrugbot the tl city cityWithin ci cityWithin
Within Vihln a short hrt time lme about abut a hundred hundredphysicians hundre hundredphysicians
physicians ph slclans arrived arricd and the th patients patientswere patlantswere
were Wfre cared for forHarry fo forHarry
Harry lIa1r3 Nichols Icholf who underwent an anoperation anoperaton anoperation
operation operaton for appendicitis appndlCits a few hours hoursbefore hors horsbefore hoursbefore
before the outbreak outbrek of the lire tr jumped jumpedfrom jumpedfrom
from his bed b and ran rn down four nights nightsof night
of stairs stirs into the th street strt His condition conditionis Rttot
is critical criticalJames critcl critclJame criticalJames
James Jame Dawson Dasn an emaciatedpatiem emaciatedpatiemworked emciatedPtt emciatedPttworked r rworked
worked heroically heroiclly among the panic panicstricken pnlc pnlcstricken panicstricken
stricken men and women in the th third thirdfloor thirdfoor thirdfloor
floor foor One after afel another anoher he pulled pulledaway pulledaway
away from the windows those tho who whowere whowere ho howere
were preparing lHepring to jump to the street streetbelow streetbelow
below blow and piloted piote them through the thesmoke thesmoke
smoke smke to places plac of safety on tbe first lirstfloor Irt Irtfor firstfloor
floor for After saving sln twentyseven twentysevennurses twenty twentysevennurses en
nurses nurse a 1 i patients ptent from possible plble in injury Injury ¬
jury in li tius manner he lost Jot conscious consciousness con consciousnqss ¬
ness nes and was carried crrie into the male maleward maleward
ward where medical meicl attention attenl n was wasgiven wasgiven
given him For a a time tme it was thought thoughtthat thotbt thoughtthat
that tha he could not no undergo the terrible terriblestrain terriblestrin terriblestrain
strain strin to vhieh he had ad been bn subjected subjectedOwing subjted subjtedto subjectedOwing
Owing to the fire re proof pror construction constructionthe cntructon cntructonthe
the actual loss to the building btdinS will wi not notexceed nt ntexceed notexceed
exceed 51000 51000HOTEL 100 100HOTE 1000 1000HOTEL
Quests Guots iaag iaanagsd to Escape sce in Their TheirNight TheirNight
Night Clothes ClothesIndianapolis Clote ClothesIndianapolis
Indianapolis Indinpl lad 10 April Apri 17 17Fire 17Firewhich Fire Firewhich
which for almost two hours hou threatened threatenedto thr atened atenedto
to destroy destr the principal principl retail reti district districtwas ditrict districtwas
was discovered disovere at an early erly hour this thismorning t thismorning
morning mornin In the Occidental OkeRtl hotel htel Every Everyfire Everyfire
fire fre company in the city ct ag al well wel a athose I Ithos as asthose
those thos from frm outlying o itg suburbs p 0 a1M was wassummoned WS WSsummone wassummoned
summoned summone The house hou was filled SU 1 with withguests withi withguests
i guests and a a panic pnlws was Darrwl Darrwl8veted narrowlygverted narrowly narrowlyaverted
averted avertedThere 8veted gvertedThere
There were r many narrow no escapes escapesfrom escapesfrom
from the theOa flames and ad suffocation soton the theinmates te teinmat theInmates
inmates inmat being compelled compll to leave the thebuilding
I clothes clcthesThe clthesThe clothesThe building buiding clad only in their teir night nightclcthes nlht nlhtclthes nightclothes
The hotel which fronts frOl for half hal a ablock ablock
block on Illinois Ilni street south ath of Wash Washington WashIngton ah ahIngton ¬
ington Is valued lue at UOMM and Is gut gutted gutt gutted ¬
ted t The Th loss te I estimated elm at a 7MI 7MIOther ThOILOther
Other losses lose te t buslnew husne houses hous on o the thehatter th thground
t gund ground fifor fiforFergus florw9 florw9Fergusaf
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Graphic Account of the th Terrible TerribleTragedy TerribleTragedy TerribleTragedy
Tragedy of the Sea SeaI SeaSTATEMENT
i I lAO TANG April Ap1STh IS 18The The AaaociaS AaaociaSed Aia Aiae AssociatL
Lao L ed e Press Pr correspondent corrfdet believing believingthat bUeing bUeingthat believingthat
that the te Japanese Japne would Wl repeat repeatthe r repeatthe t tth
the th attempt atEmpt to block blok the entrance entrn to toPort toPort toPort
Port Arthur Arhur with lh fire fr ships ship on Easter Eastereve Ester Estereye Eastereve
eve went w t from frm LJao Lao Yang Yan to Port Prt Ar Arthur Arthur Arthur ¬
thur a week HI ago yesterday y tray For four fournights fournit fournights
nights nit I watched wtche with 1tb the tb sentries Htrlffl on onGolden onGolde onGolden
Golden Golde Hill HU Three Thre nights nigh is passed passedquietly pafg pafgquiety patsidquietly
quietly quietlyTuesday quiety quietyTuea quietlyTuesday
Tuesday Tuea night nigt April 1 Vice Ic Admir Admiral AdmJral ¬
al Makaroff lakarof took tok Apl to sea s with his h entire entiresquadron entr entiresquadron
squadron suadron including Includln fourteen fourt torpedo torpedoboats to torpedobeats o obts
boats bts The Th next n xt night April Aprl 13 11 in the theteeth theteeth theteeth
teeth teeth of f a gale gale eight torpedo topo boats boatswere bot8 bot8re boatswere
were re sentout sent nt ont to reconnoiter lnolter FrJin FrJinGolden FrI FrjinGolden
Golden Goden Hill on which I was a stand 8tndthrg standing standingthrough in inthrough
thrg through the thE blackness blackne the tb searchlights searchlightsof sachlght
of the th fortifications fortlfcton flashed abe over the theinky tbeInk theinky
inky Ink waters Rter of theroadstead the r0dsted and an far farout fa farout
out to the hazy ba horizon horizonAt
At 11 1 oclock oclok I heard brd firing fring at sea I and andcounted andcnte andcounted
counted cnte seven ven shots MOt but could coul see seenothing a seenothing
nothing nthing At daybreak I made mde outthrough out outthruCh oatthrough
through thruCh the th light U b haze loathe to the south southward southward utb utbward ¬
ward about abut five ff miles mi from fro shore six sixtorpedo sixtorpedo x xtorpo
torpedo boat btp strung rng out ot in line til tilfiring 1 iL iLfiring
firing fring In the iead and outstripping outstrippingthe outstrppl outstrpplth
the th other other was a boat bt beading hdin at full fullspeed ful fullspeed
speed spetl directly direty for the entrance etnc of the theharbor thehbr theharbor
harbor hbr The T last in i line Jl was a becloud beclouded blou ¬
ed f in steam and anI lagging Jggn < She had hadevidently hadevidenty hadevidently
evidently evidenty been n hit hit It I was wa difficult difcult ditftculttO ditftculttOlistinguish to todistinguish todistnguish
distinguish distnguish our boats bt but finally finallythrough fnaUy fnaUythrugh fiuiallythrough
through thrugh my glasses gl I saw S that the theleader theItder theleader
leader Itder and an the lagger lfger were wer Russian RUtian and andthat andthat
that the four other were w Japanese JapaneseThe Japne JapaneseThe
The flash fash of the guns and the splash splashof Kpah Kpahor
of the projectiles pr UI as 8 they thy struck strlk he Jiewater hewater heah
water ah r showed sloed the intensity intenty of the con conflict confilet j
filet fie I iI i
Made Brave rave Defense DefenseThe Defen DefenTbe DefenseThe
The torpedo boat bt from fr which whih steam steamwas stmas steamwas
was as escaping eping torpo was firing trng viciously Yilou3 The Thefour Thefour
four center craft craf together toether conce coctrat coctrated concentrat concentrated trat trated
ed their thir fire tre on o her bel but bt the tb crippled crippledboat eIpped eIppedbt crippledboat
boat bt poured pured out ut her r fire fr and a was Wa sue successfully 5UCtuny sueeetully ¬
cessfully tuny keeping keping off of of her b assailants assailantsThe asiants asiantsThe
The signals sigals then flashed ashe the news neWs to tothe tothe tothe
the men of the batteries btere that t1at the yes Ve Vesl yessal
1 sal sl was the th Strashnl StrashnlThe Strghnl StrghnlThe StrashniThe
The unequal unEqual combat combt was as observed observedwith obrw obtiertedwith d dvih
with vih breathless brthlEs interest intert but bu the tb net netdrew nt ntdrw netdrew
drew drw close eloe around the th doomed domed boat boatThe boatThe t tThe
The four Japanese Japne vessels Ye formed formE a asemicircle asemicirce asemicircle
semicircle semicirce and poured pured in a a deadly fire fireThe fl fireThe
The steam from the steamer steam r Strashni Strashnigrew Strlhni Strlhnigew Strashnigrew
grew gew denser densr covering eoerin herlike her lke a white whitepall wTJte wTJtepl whitepall
pall pl Still stn she fought Coufht like lke a desperate desperately d rte rtel
lv l wounded wonded animal brought bruct to bay bayRunning by byRunnin bayRunning
Running straight slri bt for the adversary adversaryI aderr adversaryherring
Runnin J
barring brln her he way to safety eety ndety she passed passedthe passedthe
the Japanese astern ut and tired at them the
Bayan to the Rescue RescueAt Itecue ItecueAt
At Lt this tl stage Vice ice Admiral Admirl Malta Makaroflf Maltarolt aka akaro
roflf ro who wh had hd been observing obrilg the the prog progress pr progrose ¬
rose of the th conflict cOtet through thrU1h a telescope telescopesignaled ttl teituecopesgdIed p
signaled U the cruiser cr MaYan Ban lying lyingIn lyi lyixi lyixiIn
In sg1 tn th the inner Innr nrier t harbor hr r to weigh wih anchor anchorand anb anehrand > r rand
and go o out to the th rescue rescueThe r reueThe u
The Japanese boats bt clung cun to their theirenemies theirenemi theirenemies
Th JapD
enemies enemi like lke hounds in a chase ca They Theyhad Th Theynii y yDad
had become separated 5eparte but again re resumed r rsUI resumed ¬
sumed bme their formation foriUon Small Snl jets jts of offlame ofnam offlame
flame sUI nam and smoke were spurting from fromthe fromthe I
the th light lght rapid rpid rtrers 1 varied va by denser denserclouds dtn8r dtn8rllou denserclouds
clouds llou as torpedoes tortd were er discharged dischargedagainst dischargedagainst a aRawt
against the ihf Strasbni StrasbniIt Sri SriI
boat boatloosed boatloosed t tloe1
the end The stricken b
It I was a tht Tt mrcke
if ifa Ifa Ifa
loosed loe1 a final fnal round rMn but it was a as
a volley oUev had been n fired frt > d over ov r her bel own owngrave owngrve owngrave
grave a for for she sh disappeared d leth Ven beneath ath the thewaves thewaves h hwaYe
waves grve only oly a little Utlt appa cloud < lud of steam steammarking steammarking teammrkJng
marking mrkJng the place where wb she se went wentdown wentcown wentdown
I IXaicent
down downSatisfied
cown Xaicent MagnIficent Eight EightSathifled I ISts
Satisfied Sts with 1th what wht they ty bad bd accom accomplished aCm aCmpUsh aecompushed ¬
pushed the Japanese torpedo boats boatsturned bt bttrA boatsturned
pUsh th Jape ro
turned trA and made mde off 0 at full ful speed sp fol followed followe followed ¬
lowed by the Bayan To their support iwpportthe supportcame pprt pprtci
th Byn
cruisers rui Still Stillthe
came six of th the enmy enemys Sti Stithe
the ci Bayan sx went on seemingly Smlngl Inviting Invitingcertain invitingcrtain Invitingcertain
certain crtain Ban destruction She soon non ported portedher prtE portedher
her helm bel trlon to bring brn a broadside brdde to bear bearupon bar barup bearupon
upon the foe fO which wbll was advancing adan < ng in inlien inlin iiilien
lien lin up of battle btt She turned tum d and an stood to into intothe Intothe Intothe
the hail hai of the t enemys broadsides brdtde The TheJapanese TheJaPanese
Japanese AIHnee steamed fteame at a slight 1ght angle Mngle en enabling enabUng enabling ¬
t tu bear and pro projectiles projeetiles ¬ I
abling all al their tblr guns I bar pr
rained around the Bayan ayan rain raising raining ¬
jectiles rin t1 Byn
j te
ing in columns of water as they burst burstbut burt burstbut
but none struck strck home homeTo homeTo i iTo
To nne the eastward ttard suddenly fddely appeared appearedlive arp1
live more of our torpedo boats bts rrirn rrirning rrning n nin
ing in to the harbor harbr under toro forced for draught draughtTwo drught drughtTwo draughtTwo
Two of the Japanese Japnes cruisers lrui r were ere im immediately mimdiatehy ¬
mediately ltelY detached detacbe to rut lut them thf off of but butthe
the th Bayan Byan noticing nt ng the movement movementchecked mfmnt mfmntebked movementchecked
checked it by turning tumin a hot h t lire r upon uponthem uponthem
I ebked them them The Th movement m < wemEM was wa effective effectiveThe effectiveThe tetht tethtThe >
The Japanese craters Culr3 slowed te down downand on onan downand
and an the t torpedo tr jo l titr te tF slipped tlt through throughinto tbIuh tbIuhinto
into the harbor harborWent harbr
Went Went Ont Ot tzt to Battle BattleMeanwhile ktte BattleMeanwbile
Meanwhile l an blt in accordance accrdancE with Vice ViceAdmiral ViceAdmiral
Admiral Admira Makaroir Makrof order ordfr the battle battleships battf battfI battleships >
ships 2hip and ad cruisers rFer in the th inner harbor harborslipped barbI barbIllpp harborslipped
I slipped anchor anch Majestically ajeU < aly the Pe Petropavlovsk PeI ¬
I llpp tropavlovsk tpvlovsk flying Iying the admirals dmlrls flag flagstamed fa fatm flagI
stained through thrh the t entrance ntrf At her herappearance herappearance
I tm
appearance the t formidable f rldbe enemy enmy of ofJapanese ofJapne ofJapanese
Japanese apparAnt Japne cruisers cruisr turned turtd and fled fe The Theadmiral Theadmlrol Theadmiral
admiral admlrol signalled fpnal the th Bayan Dyan to return returnThen returnI returnThen
I Then Thtn a stream of varicolored arClo signal signalflags signalflags
flags fgs fluttered futter out brave Bayan BayanBy BaanI BayanB
By B this time tm the entire enti Russian Russiansquadron Run RunSIUadrn RUSSIaSsquadron
I squadron SIUadrn was va in the th outer harbor hrbr Be Beside BeI ¬
I side the th Petropavtovs Petropvlv I saw the bat battleships bt btU battleships ¬
tleships U hIP Peresviet Pere et Poltava PlaTa Pobieda PJble and andSevastopol ald aldI andSevastopol
I Sslopl Sevastopol the cruisers ruir Noyik oik Diana Dianaand Dna DnaIlnd DianaI
and Askold and the torpedo boats The Theflags Theflags
Ilnd I Asold th torpo blt Te Tei
i flags announcing annuncing the th admiral Adtalp adtnlralPapproba adtnlralPapprobaI approba approbation appr apprI ¬
hauled down downand downI downand
I thou tin of the Bayan Bya were er hule
and replaced replar by b another aRhr signal s l Im Immediately Immiatel Immediately ¬
mediately miatel the th torpedo tor boat bt dashed dashedahead dashedahead
i ahead and the heavier ships began to
spread spred out outSeeing outI outSeeing
I Seeing Sena the th flight of the Japanese Japanesecruisers Japanes JapanesI Japanesecruisers
cruisers CuJ r the tbe Petropavlovsk topvlok opened op fire flrewith fe fevdl firewith
I with vdl her he great gt guns pnt but the enemy enem was wasout wa waot wasout
out ot of range rnge and an soon sn disappeared disappearedBuck dilppr dilpprBac disappearedBack
Buck Bac Pram Fr the Cans CansOur eAMl eAMlOu ChasfOtti
Our squadron continued the chase chaefinally ch chfnHy chasefinally
Ou tuadln contnue
finally fnHy fading from rrm view vi I waited waltf anx anxiously a a10uY anxlously ¬
iously 10uY for fo Us Itt reappearance reapparof and hi hiabout I Inabout
about abut xn I hour it came came ar in sight ht Far Farbeyond Farb3o Farbeyond
of from fromwhich fromwhih fromwhich
beyond b3o it the number nmbr points pnts
which whih smoke Moke arose aros announced announC the th pres presence ps presence ¬
Nearer ea r and nearer nearercame nearercame
ence en of the enemy enem an nearr nearrcam
I I made madeout madelout madeI
came cam the vessels Hs1 and ad at last lt
lout I out behind bhln our squadron tuadJo a fleet a of four fourteen fourteen fourteen ¬
which six battle battleships battleships ¬
teen vessels vel of o S were er btte bttesip
ships sip and the remainder rm r armored ar and andunarmored andunror andunarmored
unarmored cruisers cruisersUnable cruis cruisersUnable i
unror Unable Unabe to get within wlbl effective eCeth range rangeof rngp rngpof rangeof I
of Vice Admiral Admirl MakarolTa Marrs ships lp the theenemy then theenemy
enemy n m stopped tpp eighteen efs t vert e from fromshore fromst from0VC
shore shoreOur 0VC S SOur
st Our squadron squadon with wit tke ti Petropavlovsk Petropavlovskleading Ptop1sk Petropaviovakleading
leading Jedinc arrived arhed at at the te entrance eua to the theharbor t1ehrb tieharbor
in line of battle battleAnother battleAnoUler
harbor hrb and drew drw up 11 btl
1 Another signal was 8 floated tt from fr the theflagship theflagship
flagship Anoter and a the th torpedo torp boats b b ata at once onceproceeded one oneprde onceproceeded
proceeded prde through trub the entrance er Into Intothe Intoi Intothe
the th Inner harbor barb Vice Admiral Admtl Ma Makaroff Makaroff 1
i karoff krJ was evidently eTkent unwilling U1 UUng to risk riskate riskhis
ate h vulnerable craft crf to t the heavy be vy pro projectiles projectfles ro roI ¬
jectiles wnerb cl c the t enemys e enemyaannoreul em armored anorer ship shipI shIppI
j I wed the th l Pu > etrfloawk e Yknsk > vsk < losly loslyas Iogha
I as a she M steamed a trajgljjpjkctric t1 C cliff dinI 11ff 11ffF
I ela t f r
Russians Were Enticed From FromPort FromPort FromPort
Port Arthur Harbor HarborACCIDENT HarborACCIDENT I
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
+ St Petersburg April 17 17A A dis dispatch diopatcb di + 4 4patch
+ patch from fr m Port Arthur says ys sew several e eeral seweral +
+ eral eye witnesses assert that a aJapanese aJapan +
+ Japanese Japan cruiser was lost outside outsidPort oUtcidpPort > + 1
+ Port Arthur April 13 by striking strikingone +
4 one of its own floating mines minesPort minpsPort +
+ + + + + + + + + 1 + + 1 + + + + + t +
4 4Port
Port Arthur April 17 17Rumors Rumors are arecurrent atacurrent atecurrent
current here that twenty Japanese Japanesetransports JpaIlfsetransports Japnrzetransports
transports conveying troops have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been sighted steaming in the direc direction dirtftion direetion ¬
tion of Yinkow The rumors cannot cannotbe cannotbe cannotbe
be confirmed confirmedThe confirmedThe ooafirmaThe
The Russians impatiently await aw it a aJapanese aJapanese aJapanese
Japanese landing landingOKIOApril landingT 1 1T00Ap1
T00Ap1 OKIOApril 17 5 p m mTile The Japa Japanese Japaee JapaI ¬
T I ese are elated over the th successes successesthey ssecessethey NlS
they have won at Port Arthu ArthuThey ArthuThey
They are ar also al o proud of the achiev achievment achiemenl aehievment
ment of Vice Admiral Togo parti partilarly i ilarly Ilarb
larly of his newest strategy in coun countermining counterminJng courtermlning ¬
termining the enemys harbor and d dcoylng dcoytng dcoying >
coylng him across s this thisIIeld field of mines t ten h hen ten >
en equally equal dangerous flank attack attackTiie attackTtle attackThe
The success of the system of pla plaing piaJng plaing
ing deadly countermines Is due prin principally principaJly prircipahly ¬
cipally to a series of carefll observa observations obsentlons observtions ¬
tions matte by the Japanese during duringtheir durin durintheir duringtheir
their previous attack on Port Arthu ArthuThe ArthuThe ArthuThe
The Japanese saw the Russian Ru8 Ian fi fileave lt ltleave ihleave <
leave the harbor and return to it Itera s seral se seeral
eral times and they discovered that thatthe t thtthe hi i ithe
the Russian warships followed an ider idertical Idertical Wettical
tical course every time they came out ouuor ou ouor outor
or went in evidently for the ipurp purp purpoC > s sof sof >
of avoiding their own mines The The he Jai Javanese Jalanese Jaianese ¬
anese took bearings on this thl coun counWhen counVhen courvWhen
When the destroyer division of orh orhJapanese th thJapanese the theJapanese
Japanese torpedo flotilla laid the court countermines courttermines < ountermine ¬
termines during the night of April 12 l
13 tHey placed d them along this course courseThe coutSThe cour courThe
The laying of these countermines va w wexceedlpgly wiexceedipgiy vaexceedingly
exceedingly perilous because becau e if any anyJapanese aI1YJapanese ar arJapanese
Japanese boat with mines on board boardhad boanhad botr1had
had been struck by a lucky Russian Russianshot Ru Ruseiaiishot ian ianshot
shot she would have been annihilated annihilatedWeather annihIlateWeather < d dWeather
Weather Favorable FavorableThe FavorableTheweatber
The Theweatber weather of tb t r night of of April
1213 favored the work There was washeary J Jheavy 1heavJ
heavy rain the night was 8 dark an Jnl inicloudy l lcloudy
cloudy cloud and the Russian searchlight searchlightplaying fiearcbUghtplaying searchlighiplaying
1 playing over the channel failed to o oveal re reveal f fveal ¬
veal the presence of the Japanese de destroyers d dstrayers dostroyers ¬
stroyers stroyersRear strayersRear stroyersRear
Rear Admiral Dewa De a was in command commandof
of the Japanese squadron which de decoyed dec decoyed ¬
coyed c Yed the Ruesi RU6IIiarn n ships overthe or the field fieldof fieldof fieldof
of mine His squadron consisted rf
the cruisers Cbitose t Yoshino Kasa Kasaa Kasaaand a aand aand
and Takasago all unarmoced unsrmo ed vessels vesselswhich VfSstlwbieb veasebwhich
which presented prtt ented a tempting bait r rthe rthe rthe
the heavier heR yjea Russian Ru ships shipsVice btpYice ghiptVIce
Vice Admiral Togo directed the flank flankattack Bankattack flankattack
attack He had the battelship Hatstt Hatsttse Hat u use
se se Mikasa Asasi Shikashima Shlkc ima Yash Yashmia Yashmia Yashinia
mia and Fugi He waited thirty mil mils milsout milisout s sout
out at sea until Rear Admiral pewi pewi4gnaled DewI DewIgnaJed Dewisignaled
signaled him by wireless telegraphy to tocome tocome tocome
come In His vessels el then dashed at atfull atrull a afull
full speed toward the entrance of th thharbor h hharbor hharbor
harbor AH the battleships under VI VIAdmiralTogo ViAdmiral ViAdmiral <
AdmiralTogo Admiral Togo are capable of a sp sJ specI specIof > ° l lof loC
of eighteen knots and they quickly quicklycovered quk qukk1covered l o oOyered
covered < the distance distanceRussians distanceRussians distanceRussians
Russians Were Trapped TrappedIt
It is not clear what warned the Rus Russians Rusians Rurslans < ¬
sians that they had been trapped but butthey butthey huthey
they probably discerned the battleship battleshipsquadron battleshIptiquadron battleshipsquadron
squadron on the horizon and re treated retreat retreateIprecipitately treatedprecipitately l lprecipitately
precipitately to the harbor Vice Ad Admiral AdmIral AdmimI ¬
miral Togo did not succeed in preveniug preen preenilg provenlug
lug the Russians from entering t bu budid hut hutdid > ut utdid
did force them to a disastrous retreat retreatwhich retrtdtwnich retreatwhich
which ended in the destruction of th thPetropavlovsk thPetropavlosk the thePetropavlovak
Petropavlovsk and the disabling of th thPobleda thPobleda t no noPobleda
Pobleda After these occurrences tli tlicruisers ihp ihpcrui tlicruinars
cruisers crui rs Nietain N ± thin and Kaluga were us usto u usI usIto > < l lto
to bombard Port Arthur They po posess poe88 posees
sees the highest angled guns of th thfleet thfleet tho thofleet >
fleet capable of throwing shells to th thelevated thelfvated thelevated
elevated Russian Ru an land works which whichare whkhare whichare
are beyond attainment by the average averagenaval aye averagenaval rag
naval weapon weaponVice weaponVice
Vice Admiral Togo calif this attack attackon atta k kon
on Port Arthur the eighth gbUa whereas whereashere whercachere
here it is numbered tbe seventh A Aprobably Aprobably A Aprobably
probably explanation is k that Vice Vi e Ad Admiral Admind Admimi ¬
mind Togo regards re ards the last operation operationas
as two t o distinct di8ti t attacks attacksRegret attacltRegret attacksRegret
Regret Xakaroffs Death DeathExpressions DeathExpressions
Expressions of regret at the death deathof deathof deathof
of Vice Admiral Makaroff are general generalhere genEra genersiherL 1 1here
here Speaking for the naval stafi stafiCommander 9tafrCommander stafiCommander
Commander Ogaeawara Oga aWanL has publish publisha pub1ihlengthy 1 1a
a lengthy statement in which bich he la laments laI Inments ¬
ments the death of the Russian YI YIadmiral Tiadmiral viadmiral <
I admiral and pronounces it to be a lo I Ito s sto
to the navies of the world CornmanI CornmanIer
er Ogasawara reviews the life pro professional professional professlonal ¬
fessional career and the personal at attribute 3ttributes attributes ¬
tributes of Vice Admiral Makaroff Makaroffand Makaroffand Makaroffand
and declares that he is entitled d to be beclassed lwot beclassed
t > classed with th the best admirals of o i he heworld h hworld heworld
world worldI
I j The Korya Maru which participated participatedin J Jin
in the latest attack on Port Arthur Arthuxi
i is a torpedo boat ship under the com command command cornmand
mand of Commander r Oda Oda i is a ai 1I i iI
I i mine expert and the success of Uv UvI t tbJapanese h hTapaDtSe
I I Japanese countermining operatinns operatinnswas operatjo1a1l
was a1l due largely to his ingenuity in u1ty an and andI 4 4I
I I bravery braveryThe bra braveryI veljo veljoI
I The Th Japanese Japa report that the wr wrl wrek wrekI k kof kI
I of the Petropavlovsk ies east of SOUl II hi IIGoldeit iiCokiet
i GoWeif Hill one mile outside the en entrance entrnnce entrance ¬
trance of the harbor harborDIVERSE harborDIVERSE harborDIVERSE
Russians Inclined to Doubt Togos TogosOfficial Togosi TogosOfficial
i Official Report
St Petersburg Pet l8burg April 17 1 17Notwjti 17Notwjtistanding Notwith Notwithstanding otwit otwitstanding ¬
standing Vice Admiral Togos il JI1J tlinthat JI1Jthat lim limthat
that mines laid by his vessels v 1a were Prt r rsponaible Y Yspon rsponsible
sponaible spon for the thedisaster disaster to the Peti Petipavtovak Pet1patovak Petipavovsk < >
pavtovak lei a high naval authority authoritywho authOli authOliwho v vwho
who is in a position to have access accessall aCl accessall < s saU < >
all government reports to th the tbtelated As Aselated Ass Asselated <
elated Press I am more than ev evconvinced C Cconlnced cvconvinced
convinced that tbe Petropavlovsk ri rithe tlthe i ithe <
the Pobleda did not strike Japan Japammines Jap Japanmines m mmines
mines Each ship was struck uvl uvlthe unIthe a il ilthe
the hull amidships while a minI voul w1I1have wu1have voulhave
have exploded on first contact it itthe Lttbe i ithe
the bows The fact that in both oa oathe cathe < 3 3the >
the ships were ere struck amidships mis miswarrant mi miarrant inigwarrant
warrant the acceptance of the theory theoryregarding thewregarding thein theinregarding
regarding submarine vessels es ls although althoughpersonally ahthouihpersonally
personally I do not hold that idea Th ThPobleda TiPobleda
Pobleda probably escaped the fat fatthe fa fate fatethe t =
the Petropavlovak P bopaTlov because she carried carriedcoal carriItcoal
coal in her bunkers between bt tween the thetorn INI INItorn 11 11tom
torn and the boilers which moreovo moreovoare moreo moreoare moreovoare
are of the Belleville type whereas th thboilers tl tlboilers Uboilers
boilers of the Petropavluvk were o Of OfScotch oScotch 1 1Scotch
Scotch make and were ere not protected protectedby
by her bunkers bunkersOne buhkersOne buhkeraOne
One of the shrewdest naval n val attaches attachesat attatb attatbat
at St Petersburg however told th thAssociated thA88OClated thAssociated >
Associated Press that h he believed the theJavanese th thJapaaeee thJapanese
Javanese laid the mines which wer werrespoosrble werresponsible er erre
responsible re tble for the disaster pointing pointingout
out that this was one > of f the oldest oldestsystems oldt oldestsyStenis > t ttems
systems tems of blockading when ships pt dill dilnot dillDOt diinot
not dare < are to run the risk of entering enteringunder enteringunder nterlngr
under r an enemys nlm iruns ms The Th Thesaid attach attachsaid attachsaI4
said he thought t hL they thc o would 0uH do this

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