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MINOT. N. D. ( Dec. '30.— W^ C. Put
nam, cashier of, the bank at Lansford,
committed suicide to-day by shooting.
The affairs, of the bank are said to be
in good condition.
Banker Commits Suicide.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Dec. 30.—
The Chilean Government has received
offers from the, Japanese Government
for the ourchase of. two Chilean war
shins, the- battle-ship Captain Prat;
.6000 -tons, and the cruiser Chacabuco,
4500 tons.
Bidding f or Chilean Warships.
YOKOHAMA, Dec. 30.— At an ex
traorUinary meeting of the Privy Coun
cil to-day the fact was developed that
no time limit had been set for Russia's
reply to the last official note from the
Japanese Government.. Strong opposi
tion is now publicly manifested toward
the Cabinet, owing to the dilatory tac
tics it is pursuing.
The latest Government ordinance an
nounced invests the commander of For
mosa with full authority to 'act, in case
war Is declared.
Japanese Populace Accuses Ministry
of Dilatory Tactics/
CABINET AGAIN' ATTACKED.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30.— The Japan
ese Minister called at the State De
partment to-day and reported that the
situation in the Far East was one that
gave great concern and that Japan was
making great preparations for the
worst. It Is hoped, however, that Rus
sia-will reconsider her first answer to
Japan's request.
At the Russian embassy and at the
Japa'nese legation the press 13 informed
that the situation In the Far East has
entered, upon a critical stage. Both
the Russian Embassador, Count Cas
sini, and Kogoro Takahira, the Japan
ese Minister, express ihe hope that war
Is not yet inevitable;*' Count Casslni
goes further and is of the opinion that
the situation may yet;be saved without
recourse to arms, but, the Embassador
has no official advices on which to base
this belief a«d it is only his personal
view. Takahira takes a more pessi
mistic view of the case.
Russia and Japan are receiving num
erous letters from ; Americans offering
their services in the event of war. The
Russian Embassador and the Japanese
Minister are declining all offers of as
sistance. At the Japanese legation the
Toldo Is Getting Ready for War.
Jnpanese Minister at Washington Says
PREPARING FOR THE WORST.
The Foreign Office continues to as
sure inaulrerg that the German Gov
ernment does not believe war will is
sue from the Japanese-Russian contro
versy. The Japanese legation believes
and hopes Russia will grant Japan's
requests. Count von Osten-Sacken, the
Russian Embassador, has been accept
ing invitations in unusual numbers, ap
pearing at breakfasts, receptions, din
ners and balls, serene and confident,
The Japanese legation says it has not
received any intelligence from Tokio
confirming the statement that Japan's
patience is exhausted.
The Foreign Office says the German
representatives at Tokio have not been
informed in the sense which the Lokal
Anzeiger Bays they have, and further
that the Russian Government has not
received an ultimatum, for that would
be in effect the meaning of such a dec
laration.
as "Unbearable."
BERLIN, Dec.,30.— The Lokal Anzei
ger, without reserve, says:
"The Japanese Government has in
formed the representatives of the pow
ers at Tokio that the situation at this
moment is unbearable and that Japan
must strike if Russia does not accept
the propositions Japan has submitted,
as Japan cannc-t longer wait for a final
decision." '
Japan Regards the Present Situation
WEARY OF 'RUSSIA'S DELAY.
"PeaeO To-Day; WAr To-Morrow,"
Says the Official Novoe Vremya.
ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 30,-^he for
eign dispatches received here yesterday
afternoon are reflected to-day In more
pessimistic editorials. The Novoe
Vremya begins Us leader with:
"There is no war to-day; to-morrow
there may be war."
The paper rather fatalistically directs
attention to the fact that wars marked
the opening of the seventeenth, eight
eenth and nineteenth centuries. The
Novoe Vremya, nevertheless, still pos
sesses faith in a peaceful settlement,
saying:
"We believe Japan will not place Rus
sia in a position where to yield would
appear to ba a renunciation. of the de
fense of her vital interests in the Far.
East. Russia does not desire war, but
nobody In Russia will permit the Jap
anese or other friends to execute a dip
lomatic dance upon Russia's peaceful
disposition. .In firm consciousness of
her power, Russia will await events."
RUSSIAN PRESS PESSIMISTIC.
PARIS, Dec. 30.— The Chinese Gov
ernment has promised United States
Minister Conger to soon forward the
Chinese copy of the commercial treaty
to Washington for the exchange of rat
ifications. It is necessary first to obtain
the Emperor's seal. When the treaty
shall have been ratified the opening of
Moukden and Antung to the commerce
of the world can be pressed.
It Is learned In diplomatic circles that
the Japanese Government has informed
the foreign diplomats that the situation
with respect to Russia is desperate, but
not • hopeless. It is believed this infor
mation was communicated to the
French Government for presentation at
St. Petersburg.
While still not believing that war be
tween Russia and Japan will occur, ttfe
optimistic tone In offlclaK and diplo
matic circles here was somewhat modi
fied to-day by advices from Tokio and
St. Petersburg. Japan, it appears. Is
hastening preparations for the purpose,
it is suggested, of influencing Russia's
action upon the Japanese note. Russia,
on the other hand, has no intention to
hurry. Her reply Is not expected to be
made before January 10. Russia's pur
pose seems to be to put the onus of de
claring war upon Japan, if such be the
result of the negotiations.
Ignores Japanese Demand for Prompt
Reply to Final Note.
RUSSIA Wllili XOT HURRY.
DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 30. — Bur
glars dynamited the safe of O. Cohen,
jeweler and pawnbroker, last night and
secured $8000 in cash, diamonds,
watches and other property.
Burglars Make Big Hani.
BUTTE, Mont., Dec. 28. — Northern
Pacific Express No. 4, east bound, Seat
tle to St. Paul, in charge of Conduc
tor J. R. Smith and Engineer G. S.
Wilson, struck a broken rail near
Tusca Siding, 135 miles west of Mte
soula. at 5 o'clock this morning. Seven
cars were derailed, including two Pull
mans. The passengers were badly
shaken up, but none were seriously
hurt.
Passenger Train Derailed.
PARIS, Dec. 30. — The police struck
a decisive blow at the bakers* strike
to-day by arresting four of the chief
officials of the bakers' organization on
the charge of being responsible for
the pillage of bake-shops on the out
skirts of the city. The bakers subse
quently held a meeting, decided to
postpone the strike until January 15,
and protest against the arrests. The
allied trades have also resolved to
postpone the strike.
Paris Strikers Are Arrested.
LONDON. Dec. 30.— Japan this even-
Ing completed the purchase of the Ar
gentine warships Moreno and Rivada
via, building at Genoa, Italy, for which
Russia was also negotiating.
News has been received here confirm
ing previous reports that Japan Is
mobilizing troops, probably with the
object of occupying Korea. The con
firmation has reached the German Gov
ernment officially, and it is interpreted
here, as in Paris, to mean not that Ja
pan intends to send an, ultimatum to
Russia, but that Japan may occupy
Korea without Russia considering it a
casus belli. The .situation is regarded
here to-night as developing rapidly, yet
not necessarily toward war.
In response to an inquiry as to
whether it was true, as asserted by the
Lokal Anzeiger of Berlin, that Japan
had notified the powers that the Russo-
Japanese situation was desperate and
that an immediate reply would be re
quired from Russia, failing which'Ja
pan would strike, the following state
ment was made by the Japanese lega
tion to-night:
"Japan hars confided to the powers
confidentially the circumstances under
which the negotiations have been car
ried on hitherto, justifying her action,
but not at all in the sense that your
Moreno nnd Rlvadavia.
Acquires the Argentine Warships
JAPAN *OUTBIDS RUSSIA.
always taking it as nri impossibility
that the situation in the Far East is
even grave. Others of the diplomatic
corps seem to be without news and
express general ideas, the easy and
safe one being that "hostilities are
quite unlikely." and that each side is
testing its adversary to the breaking
point. Everywhere there is anxiety for
authoritative news that shall bring the
period of suspense to an end.
The mobilization of the Japanese
navy is at least partially attributed,
according to a Vladivostok dispatch to
the Colc-gne Gazette, to open acts of
hostility oa the part of the Koreans
toward Japanese, probably necessitat
ing active measures of defense of Jap
anese interests in Southern Korea.
The Cologne Gazette considers that
this dispatch is an admission that Ja
pan has a good claim to defend her
interests in Southern Korea by force
of arms arid -controverts the rumors to
the effect that Russia would regard the
landing of a considerable Japanese
force in Southern Korea as a casus
belli. The paper concludes:
"The attitude of Russia on this ques
tion may therefore be regarded as a
further concession on her part."
had not been crowned with success.
But the Japanese Minister laid much
stress on the dispatch from Paris § an
nouncing that the French Government
did not believe that war between Rus
sia ar.d Japan would break out, and
said:
"The French Government must be
in a better position than that of any
other power to know the nature of the
Russian reply. If they are honest in
saying they do not believe there was
danger of war they must have been
pretty certain ' Russia will agree at
least to the spirit of Japan's proposals.
Up to now we have had no indication
of this, and unless Russia does agree
there seems no way of averting war.
I onlj- trust that M. Delcasse will be
successful."
Minister Hayashi definitely stated
that the Russian evacuaiion of Man
churia was not one °of the Japanese
cardinal demands.
FRANCE TO REMAIN NEUTRAL.
Baron Hayashi has declared that.
in the event of war, he had the best
authority for saying that France would
not join forces with Russia, even
should China co-operate with Japan,
and that the Triple Alliance would
preserve strict neutrality. For the
former statement Baron Hayashi's au
thority is not known, and his belief in
France's neutrality in case of .China
Joining in the conflict creates some
doubt and astonishment, In diplomatic
circles here there Is no indication when
the Russian reply may be expected.
At the Foreign Office and at the Jap
anese. American and other legations,
the Novoe .Vremya's editorial of to
day is regarded as warlike, but the
suggestin was made at one embassy
that the remarks might really be in
tended fo- home consumption, in order
to make a compromise more palatable
to the Kussian war party.
MERIDIAN. Miss.. Dec. 30. — No
trace has been found of Miss Ethel
Rovelle, the missing heiress, who dis
appeared 'from Meridjan a week ago
to-day. Her relatives both here and
in Birmingham still fear that she has
been kidnaped and being^held for ran
som. It has been learned that Miss
Rovelle has been shadowed by un
known persons ever since it became
known that she had become an heiress.
This strengthens the belief of the fam
ily here that she has been kidnaped.
Miss Rovelle recently came into the
fortune of Mis3 Minerva Binford of
Denver, Colo.
Nothing Is I/earned of the YVhcre
nbouts of Miss Ethel Rovelle of
Meridian. Miss.
BELIEVE HEIRESS IS
HELD FOR RANSOM
Jlinistcr A. G. Blair 3Iay Resign.
ST. JOHN. N. B., Dec. 30. — It is
announced that A. G. Blair, former
Minister of Railways and Canals in
Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Cabinet, wilj
resign his seat in Parliament because
of a disagreement with the Premier
over the Grand Trunk Pacific Rail
way bill. Blair, it is said, has been
designated to inspect the railway sys
tems of the United States, with the
view to * laying the information be
fore a national railroad commission
to" be appointed ty the Cabinet
FIRST JAPANESE LINER TO TAKE OUT INSURANCE AGAINST .
CAPTURE. AND SCENES IN THE KOREAN CAPITAL. WHICH
• JAPANESE TROOPS ARE SOO.V TO OCCUPY. • . '
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Baron Haya&hi, the Japanese Minis
trr, when questioned regarding the
hopeful attitude, said he was aware
the French Foreign Minister was mak
ing strenuous efforts for peace. So far
a? Baron Hayashi knew to-night these
HOPE CENTERS IV FRANCE.
LONDON, Dec. CO.— Lord Lansdowne's
diplomatic reception to-day centered
on .the Far Eastern crisis. The Rus
sian Embassador, Count Benckendorff.
was unable to give the reception any
information. regarding the tenor of the
Russian reply to Japan, as he had re
ceived no advices on the subject from
St. Petersburg. The Foreign Secretary
adopted a slightly more hopeful torre
to- the other Embassadors than has
pre\-ai!ed at the Foreign Office for the
last few days. This is chiefly due to
th" persistent belief of the French yor
rirn. Minister. M. Ex?lca5=se. that he
will be able to prevail upon Russia to
make such compromises as will avert
war.
EmbasFador Choate, after a confer
ence with Lord Lansdowne, expressed
his continued conviction that a solu
tion would be found, and said the in
dications were not warlike. This belief
was not shared in by some of Lord
Lansdowne's other callers, notably the
German Embapsador.
Hope of Peace Rests
in the Efforts of
France.
Last evening at a. meeting of a num
ber of intelligent representative Rus'
sians of the kind that can be taken as
echoing popular sentiment, the spirit
shown coincided with impressions
gathered here in governmental " cir
cles, which is that there is rapidly
growing impatience and ever increasing
conviction of necessity for Russia to
assert herself, the tone of opinion be
ing summed un"*-as follows:
"Russia musj be the dominating pow
er Jn the Far,.East. She long ago be
came tired of of inferior
Eastern powers contesting for the same
position, and is convinced that it is
high time that Russia should strike
with mailed fist and show once for all
that she will not be trifled with, and
the pretension of Japan that the yellow
races are to rule the Far East is one
which Russians canno. admit.!'
Apropos of this a Vladivostok tele
gram to the Novoe Vremya says. that
much attention has been drawn there
to the avowed intentions of the Japan
ese to place themselves in front as a
power of the Far East with the theory
of "Asia for Asians" and to conclude
an alliance for that purpose with the
Asiatic powers.
RUSSIANS ARE ASSERTIVE.
"The late peaceful news is destroyed
by to-day's Tokio news. Japan is tak
ing extreme measures. Russia does not
seek war, but not one Russian would
for "one . moment desire that Russia,
with her peaceful intentions, should bi
made to- dance 'to the piping of Japan
and. her friends. With full knowledge
of her. strength, t Russla/. Is: awaiting
events."" jj ','
The official Novy Krai says:
"A Mongolian war cloud darkens the
horizen. Chinese news shows that the
yellow peril is being strengthened by
Europe at the expense of Russia."
The Dirschewya Viedomosti begins
an editorial with the strong declaration
that it would be folly for Russia, after
expending such stupendous sums on
railroads, to be asked by a small power
like Japan to get out, and proceeds to
say: V-/- ' -
"No man of intelligence in Russia
would !!ke to see his country at war.
But the present crisis is one of such
supreme importance to Russia that any
giving way on part of this • country
would be unworthy of the nation's
aims and traditions."
Japanese will effect a landing in Korea.
Well, what of it, and what after?" This
Indicates that Russia proposes no pre
cipitate action, shc-uld Japan try to
force the situation. The Novoe Vremya,
upon the latest news, takes up the key
note universally heard thus:
"We Russians have employed every
means ar.d have been making all the
concessions possible in order to avoid
the deplorable contingency of this
scourge to the Decple.
IjATE OUTLOOK GLOOMY.
Member or Body Charges That Asso
ciate Has Accepted Fees for
Contracts.
KANSAS CITY. Mo., Dec. 30.— Before
the Grand Jury at Kansas City, Kan?.,
to-day, George McL. Miller, a member
of the Board of Education, told the
jury, it is said, that an agent of a Chi
cago book firm told him that one of
the other members of the board had
agreed to secure a contract to supply
books to the public schools in consider
ation of $700. .,. ,. ';¦
The schoolbook agent then arranged
a meeting with the member of the
board, when a verbal agreement was
made and witnessed by two other per
sons. Miller also told the Jury, it i?
said, that a contractor last year hacx
stated to him that a member of the
Board of Education had demanded $100
to get the signatures of the board for
paving in front of a fchool building.
KANSAS CITY SCHOOL
BOARD UNDER FIRD
PAPEETE. .Tahiti, Dec. 18. — A
representative of large interests in
Australia and New Zealand is here
and is understood to be planning the
erection of a desiccated cocoanut
plant. He may also separate the fiber
of the cocoanut husk. These enter
prises are likely to stimulate the
planters to new activity. There is
a rumor that New Zealand and Aus
tralia may bid against San Francisco
for cocoanuts in the future.
The Societe Commerciale de
rOceanie has been bidding for copra
lately in order, to load a bark for a
European market. About 1300 tons
will thus be diverted from San Fran
cisco. The above named company as
serts that the prices at the latter place
are not sufficiently high to warrant
shipments.
Australia and Europe Said to» Be
Trying to Corner Crop of
BIDDING FOR COCOAXUTS
AGAINST CALIFORNIA
a SEATTLE, Dec. 30. — Five hundred
youngf Japanese in Seattle are ready to
fight for their country in the event of
war with Russia. This number have
sent their residence address to fhe Im
perial Govarnment. A Japanese mer
chant' in Seattle i3 authority for the
statement that this means more than
appears on the surface. He says that
the men are instructed to secretly or
ganize and prepare to so to the Ori
qnt when a transport under guard of
two warships will come here to re
ceive them. He further says that se
cret papers have been received from
Japan asking that all merchants and
subjects of the Imperial. Government
contribute a tenth part of their Ir.
come as a war fund.
The work has been going on secret
ly and seems to have developed to
such an extent that a good sized army
is expected to be organized from the
Pacific Coast States alone. By some
it is estimated that fully 3000 able
bodied men are ready to proceed to
Japan from Washington. Oregon, Cal
•ifornia and British Columbia. This
secret enrollment is said to be undfer
.way in all the larger cities of the
coast. '4
Saburo Hisamidzu, Japanese Con
sul here, denies that there is any or
der or secret arrangement from his
Government and knows nothing re
garding the talk of Japanese trans
ports and warships coming to Seat
tle. He says that the list now being
sent- to Japan- are the lists of able
bodied fighting men that are forward
ed to the Imperial Government every
year.
Little Rrown Men on Pacific Coast
. Propose to Return to Orient.
JAPANESE READY TO FIGHT.
¦ :
Special Cablesram to The Call and Xew York Herald. CjpyrlKht, 1903, by the New York
Herald Publishing Company.
announcement is, authorized that far
.days Takahira's malls contained many
letters from Americana wishing to en
list in the Japanese a ( pmy or navy. The
Minister is sending a personal note to
each writer, .expressing: the profound
appreciation ' of the Japanese people
for this' evidence of sympathy on the
part of the Americans, tut say'qg that,
even if assistance were needed, the laws
of Japan preclude . the emplovment of
any foreign troops. Furthermore,
Japan's ¦ array; and • navy are adequate
to meet the emergency. JTakaliira has
advised h^s Government by cable of
these offers of assistance and the
Japanese .embassies and legations
throughout Europe also will be made
aware of this demonstration of Ameri
can sympathy. .
Count Cassini, in declining the offers
which his Government also is receiv
ing, is expressing his appreciation of
the soirit" which prompts "_ He is
likewise advising St. Pe:ersbun* of the
fact, that the Russian Government may
know of the sympathy felt for Russia
in the present crisi3. '"¦ • ' '
.ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. 30.— Any
optimism as to a peaceful outlook was
rudely shaken by Tokio dispatches to
day. The sentiment prevailing is that
the chance of avoiding war has been
reduced to a minimum. A high mili
tary authority, accepting war. as a fore
gone conclusion, said:
"I presume when the time comes the
Hope -of Peace Is Dissipated by
News of Tokio's Mobilization
RUSSIA, UNYIELDING AND CONFIDENT,
WILL FORCE JAPAN TO BEGIN THE WAR
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1903.
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