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ST. LOUIS, June 17.— The condition
of Miss 'Annie Wootdward of Santa Barbara, Cal., who was bruised late last night by the collision of a car riage with a Delmar trolley car, has greatly improved. She will, »it is ex pected, be about again /in a few days. Bliss Woodward Improving. WILLOWS. June 17.— W..F. Miller, Marsh Miller, and • Joseph Shockley, comprising the firm of W. Frank Mil ler & Co. of Butte City, decided to dis solve partnership, but being unable to arrange satisfactory terms of disso lution, they have applied for the ap pointment of a receiver. The firm is the largest mercantile house irt east ern Glenn County. ; Partners Want to Dissolve. Peirce is inspecting the American consular service in the Far East. TOKIO," June . 17.— Herbert H. D. Peirce, Third Assistant ' Secretary of State of the United States, and Mrs. Peirce were received to-day - by Baron Komura, the Japanese Foreign Minister, and dined with the Baron to-night. Assistant -.Secretary Peirce and Wife , Arc"' Entertained 'at Tokio. DINE WITH BARON KOMURA. Rudolf Speck, secretary-treasurer of the Brewery Drivers' Union, delegate to the Labor Council and member of the Stablemen's Union, was re moved from his several positions and expelled from the Labor Council last night as a result of alleged misapprop riation of the union's funds. The striking freight handlers have failed to reach an agreement with their employers and the non-union men are still at work. The police force in the striking district has been lessened. The strikers' headquarters are closed, but their pickets are still making their rounds. r — : i Striking Freight Handlers Still at Oiits With Employers and Non t Union Men Retain Jobs. LABOR AGITATOR REMOVED t; FROM TRUSTED POSITIONS GOOD CROPS IN KOREA. Many Natives Formerly Employed on Tran.si)orts Return to Fields. SEOUL. Korea, June 17, 4 p. m.— A Japanese official who has completed a tour of investigation of Northern Korea reports that the crop prospects are unexpectedly favorable. The na tives heretofore employed as transport coolies did not accompany the Japan ese army into Manchuria, but returned to the fields. The prejudice against war notes is decreasing as the importation of silver renders it always possible to redeem the notes at face value. M. Haglwara. Japanese Charge d'Af faires in the absence of Minister Ha yashi, who has gone to Japan, has re quested the Korean Foreign Office to take action in the matter of circulars, recently distributed, urging an anti- Japanese rising. Cannonading Heard Off the Coast. TOKIO. June 17.— A report has been received here from the Police Station at Saga, near Sasebo, saying that Rounds of cannonading have been heard off the coast. It is possible that a Japanese fleet has met the Russians. FIRE ON THE COSSACKS. .Minister of Interior Receives Report of Recent Riot at Warsaw. ST. PETERSBURG, June 17.— The Ministry of the Interior has issued the following statement in regard to the disturbances at Warsaw in May: "A crowd assembled to watch a fire May 13. The people refused to disperse when the police ordered them to do so. A few Cossacks were called out and were greeted with stones and shots from revolvers. The Cossacks replied with a volley, killing one man and wounding six. Twenty Cossacks and police were injured by stones." The California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution com memorated Bunker Hill anniversary with a banquet at the Occidental Hotel last evening. Colonel A. D. Cut ler presided at the function, which was largely attended. Speeches dhd songs made up the programme of the evening. . Judge* Henry C. Dibble delivered the response to the toast, "The Battle of Bunker Hill," and was followed by Edgar Hills Adams, who. recited Holmes' poem, "Grandmother's Story of the Battle." A toast to General Warren was answered by Reginald H. Webster and "The Three British Of ficers" was the theme of Colonel Charles A. Coolidge's address., The concluding speech of the evening was delivered by John A. Hosmer, who elo quently eulogized General Putnam. Sons of American' Revolution Show Patriotism at Banquet. HEROES ARE EULOGIZED. SEOUL, Korea, June 17.— The Japan ese Government, has commenced the wrecking of the steamer Sungari, which was destroyed at Chemulpo by the Russians at the beginning of hostil ities. The Mitsu Blshl Company has secured the contract for the work and an American named Koen is in charge of the operations. The Sugari was gut ted by fire and some of her lighter works were warped by the heat, but otherwise she did not sustain much damage. It is hoped that she can be raised in two months. . It is expected, that the work of wrecking the Russian cruiser Variag, which has been proceeding slowly, will be turned over to this same company. The Variag was lost at the same time as the Sungari. " . Nothing but the brass work of the gunboat Koreitz. the third vessel de stroyed by the Russians at Chemulpo, can be saved. Japanese Government Hopes to Save the .Sungari and Variag. BEGINS WORK OF WRECKING. NAGASAKI. June 17, 4 p. m.-Seven ty-three survivor B from the transport Eado arrived here to-day. They escaped in a water boat and contrived a sail from their clothing. They met a British steamer off the Island of Iki at 5 o'clock yesterday and were towed to a point near Nagasaki. The surviv ors say that the Sado's engines were disabled after a fow shots had been fired by the Russians. When the sur vivors left the scene the Hitachi was sU!l afloat. Arrive at Nagasaki. Survivors From the Transport Sado ESCAPE IX WATER BOAT. ST. PETERSBURG. June 17.-A dis rstch rooeived from Vladivostok to-day Khows that the commander there is Kitting rid of the remaining civilian X-npuIation. This strengthens the belief that preparations are being made at Vladivostok for the reception of Rear Admiral Wittsoef's squadron when it comes out of Port Arthur, and that active operations against the city are imminent. The dispatch does not men tion the Vladivostok division. The Ad miralty denies knowledge of the where abouts of the Vladivostok squadron VLADIVOSTOK, June 17.— The com mander of the fortress. General Lav roff, has issued an order warning all civilians to make immediate provision to send their families into the interior, bo as to avoid peremptory expulsion at a moment of sudden necessity. There ere 3000 women and children here Chilians to Ijeave for Interior. Commander at Vladivostok Warns PREPARING FOR ATTACK. After the Chinese were ordered to leave the Russian stronghold the Rus sian authorities commandeered all the provisions and cattle In town. The refugees believe the Russians will not be able to hold out against the Japanese, and say that they are pre paring to destroy Port Arthur. Several Chinese from Dalny have also arrived ht?re, but they are without knowledge of the result of the reported fighting around Port Arthur. They say that fully one hundred and fifty thousand Japanese, including coolie carriers, have been landed on the Liao tung peninsula. CHEFU, June 17.— Two thousand Chinese, mostly small merchants, ar rived here to-day in junks from Port Arthur. Destroy Port Arthur. Say Preparations Are Helng Made to REFUGEES REACH CHEFU. SANTIAGO DE CUBA. June 17. — The recent fall of fourteen inches of rain in five hours accompanying a hurricane has resulted in the death of more than 100 persops. The most se vere loss was at the village of El Cobre, where some sixty persons were drowned. The river rose rapidly, de stroying the lower part of the village. Bodies were carried eight miles to the bay. Thirty bodies were recovered. Six persons were drowned at Daiquiri, fourteen at El Caney and many in the surrounding country. The list is still incomplete. All the bridges at Cobre, several at Daiquiri and four of the Central Railroad's bridges and miles of the track have been destroyed. Irf the wreck of the relief train at Moron two employes were killed. No trains arrived fro-m Saturday to Thursday and all the telegraph lines and cables are interrupted. One hun dred and fifty houses were destroyed or damaged in Santiago and five per sons lost their lives. In and about Santiago the property loss is enormous at the mines, on the railroads and in cattle and merchandise. The weather has been fair since yesterday morning. Ever since the association was formed this one labor organization has been Its chief stumbling block. Owing to their strategic position the drivers have been able 'to force "closed shop" agreements In almost every case. They also have secured repeated wage in creases. 1 A principle of the association is the "open shop." With the exception of two or three, however, all agreements signed in the year with the union pro vide for the exclusive employment of its members. J The resolution .follows: "Resolved. That thi3 association in structs its members to refuse to sign any exclusive union or 'closed shop.' contracts with any local of the Team sters' Union and that no contract of any sort be signed with them which shall extend beyond or expire after May 1, 1905." CHICAGO, June 17. — The Employ ers' Association of Chicago has set May 1, 1905, as the date for a general contest with the Teamsters' Union. A resolution carrying this decision, re cently passed by the executive board, has just been made public. The or ganization in the meantime will pre pare for the struggle: INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. June 17.— A cablegram to the Indianapolis News from Stanley Washburn, special war correspondent of the Chicago News at Chefu, says that Hector Fuller, staff war correspondent of the Indianapolis News, has been captured by four Rus sian soldiers and taken to Port Arthur. Fuller was blindfolded and placed in prison. The State Department at Washington was notified last Wednesday that Ful ler, who started from Chefu m an open boat with two Chinese oarsn^en for Port Arthur, had landed in the vicinity of the latter city about June 12. WASHINGTON, June 17.— The State Department has received the following reply from Minister Griscom at Tokio in response to its inquiry regarding the disappearance of Hector Fuller, the In dianapolis war correspondent: "Washburn of Chicago News states that Fuller was arr«sted at Port Arthur on the 13th inst." Russian Soldiers Place Him in Prison at Port Arthur. CORRESPONDENT IN JAIL. As these boats move along, the mo tion of the long oars resemble the legs of the Chinese dragon, and the rowers rise and stand in their seats, thus completing the resemblance to the dragon's body. A drummer accom panies each boat to beat time. A peculiar preparation of hulled rice, soaked in lye and wrapped In palm leaves, is thrown out to the hungry fishes, | so that they may be induced to restrain their appetites and not feast upon the remains' of the drowned hero. It Is called "chung," which is a pun on the Chinese word for faithfulness, which is "chung" also. In all the grocery stores in Chinatown piles of "chung" have been exposed for sale for a week past, and the small boy has held a feast on his own account, •regardless of the fishes. Here and there may be found a few faithful hearts who remember the legend, and repeat as the boats rush past: "Wat Yuen chi nik shuie: Tuen yeung king to. Wat Perfection haa jumped into the water. Who arrives first to rescue him." Yesterday all Chinatown celebrated the Dragon Boat festival. Feasts were served in the public restaurants and private homes and last night the larg est restaurant in the quarter was the scene of j great festivity. At the res taurant the Chinese Military Corps was entertained by the Sheung Mo Hok Tong Military Association. Speeches by Wong Kim, Dr. Gardiner. Major Falkenberg and others were followed by the presentation of the- Chinese dragon flag and the Stars and Stripes by Dr. Gardiner to the Sheung Mo Hok Tong Military Association. . Toasts to the Emperor Kwang-Su, President Roosevelt, Wong Kim, the organizer; Chan Kei, the president; and to the cueless Chinese of San Francisco. The holiday is one of the most noted in the Chinese calendar. The legend of the dragon boat runs as follows: Many years ago Wat Yuen, a loyal hearted noble of the Celestial kingdom, who had served his country and sov ereign faithfully, was forgotten when the royal favors were dispensed. Later when his services were recalled to the memory of the King, he was ordered to the palace to receive his reward. But he had learned not to put his trust in princes, and rather than accept the belated kindness he threw, himself into the river. So, full of admiration for this unprecedented act of humility, the anniversary of the same was set apart as a national holiday, and the fifth day of the fifth month is observed by the patriotic Cllnamen throughout the world. In order to rescue his corpse from the fishes, long boats are manned by many men, and the first to arrive at .the goal is supposed to be the fortun ate savior. Incomplete List Contains Names of More Than One Hundred Victims' of Storm Association Orders Members to Sign No Contracts Ex tending Beyond May 1 PREPARING CAMPAIGN Much of Its Significance Lost by Being Brought to Chinese Born in America CUSTO3I CENTURIES OLD Chicago Employers Give No tice That They^Will Begin War on Teamsters' Union SIXTY DIE AT EL COBRE Recent Heavy Eain in Cuba /Inundates Villages and Causes Heavy Loss of Life PRESIDENT AND MOODY TALK ABOUT CHANGES Secretary of the Navy May Not Take Knox's Place Until After July. WASHINGTON, June 17.— Secretary Moody returned to Washington thi» morning from Massachusetts, where he has been for several days, and had con ference with the President and Attor ney General Knox, at which the retire ment of the latter and accession of Moody to his place was discussed. It is stated that Knox will not be able to vacate his office to accept the new appointment as Senator until about July 1, because of a number of details which he wishes to see closed up, so Moody will not take his place at the head of the Department of Jus tice until after that date. Moody al3O discussed with the Presi dent on the question of his successor, but as far as can be learned there has been no decision on this matter, and it is still in the air. ENGINE STRIKES WAGON.— While eroBS !n< the Southern Pacific tracks near Fifth and Townsend streets yesterday a wagon driven by Remigio Mondoro was struck by a switch engine. The wagon was smashed to apllntara, but the driver escaped with a few brulsea. Festival of Dragon Boat Celebrated in 'Houses and in All The Restaurants FLOOD BRINGS DEATH TO MANY PLAN TO FIGHT A YEAR HENCE although it Is believed that General Stakelberg will continue to retire to the. northward. It is possible, how ever, that reinforcements are being sent to his support. This might be in ferred from a significant message just received from one of the* correspond ents at Tashichia reporting an enor mous movement of troops, including cavalry and Infantry, along the rail road, but the correspondent" Was not allowed to say in -which direction the troops were marching. It may ! be therefore reinforcements moving to support General Stakelberg or the force of that commander retiring to the northward. The message also says that the whereabouts of Major General Mistche».ko is not known f\nd this latter statement may be pregnant with significance. ALL CHINATOWN HOLDS FEASTS REINFORCEMENTS CARRY DAY AT VAFANGGW. Before the expiration of the forty minutes agreed upon the Russians tor pedoed the Sado from both sides. Colonel Suchi, who was in command of the troops on board the Hitache, and many other men committed suicide. Suchi was educated in France. The majority of the men on board the Sado were rescued; the majority on board the Hitachi were annihilated. The Sado was not sunk. She floated east of Okino Island and has been towed into port. TOKIO. June 17.— It is impossible to obtain accurate figures of the losses sustained by the Japanese as a result of the sinking of the transport Hitachi and the shelling of the transport Sado. A survivor has reported to Vice Ad miral Hidematsu Teunoda, commander in chief of the Takeshika Naval Es tablishment, that the Hitachi was hit sixty times by the Russian fire and that the fired on the Russian vessels. It is suspected that the Russians in tended shelling the Sado. and a small boat from this transport pulled over to the Russian vestel for the purpose of a parley. The Russians agreed t" give the men on the Sado forty minutes in which to get away from their ship, and said ihey would take the non-combat ants nn board their own vessels. The survivor who gives these details de clares that subsequently the Russians refused to receive the non-combatants, with the exception of an Englishman, who was chief mate of the Sado. Russians Prove Accuracy of Their Fire en the Hitnchi. STRUCK SIXTY TIMES. It is believed that Colonel Waters, the British military attache, was pres ent during the battle of Vafangow. The whole regret Is that General Stakelberg did not draw the Japanese farther north before allowing them to engage him, but experts suspect that certain conditions compelled Stakelberg to fight at Vafangow. General Stakelberg is praised for the skillful handling of his men in the field. He and his old war comrade, General Kuropatkin, fought side by side in Turkestan, and he Insisted on again taking the field, although almost an In valid. ST. PETERSBURG. June . 17.—Mili tary circles do not view the battle of Vafangow as a defeat, and they con tend that General Stakelberg, unlike Lieutenant Zassalitch, won more than he lost. Whether General Stakelberg's expedition to the south had an imme diate bearing on the situation at Port Arthur, it is thought that his presence has caused a diversion which will ma terially affect the operations in the southern part of the Liaotung Penin sula. It is thought unlikely that th'e Japanese had north of Kinchou such, a large force as that which engaged Stakelberg's division, and the num bers seem to indicate that they drew off some of the troops operating against Port Arthur. It is pointed out that the force engaged at Vafangow must re cuperate for several days, and it is ex pected that the fight will materially retard the siege operations against Port Arthur. Claim That General Stakelberg Won More Than He' Lost. RUSSIANS NOT DISHEARTENED. The young woman sank twice and was about to go down for the third time when Lewis hastened to the res cue. As he reached her side he was seized by the drowning woman and had it not been for J. Devine, both Miss Mahoney and Lewis would have lost their lives. Devine succeeded in getting the woman to shore and im mediately summoned medical aid. Af ter two hours the young woman was restored to consciousness, but little hope Is entertained for her recovery. SONOMA. June 17.— Miss Margaret Mahoney of San Francisco narrowly escaped drowning this morning while bathing in Sonoma Creek near the El Verano Villa. Miss Mahc-ney got be yond her depth and would have drown ed had it not been for the heroism of Thomas Lewis and J. Devine of Sao Francisco. Young Woman While Bathing Is Sink ing Third Time When Res cuers Appear. SAVED FROM DROWNING BY TWO YOUNG MEN LIAOYAXG, June-17. — A press corre spondent who was present at the battle, of Vafangow describes the fighting as follows: - i "The stern, dogged fighting at the battle of Vafangow was like another Borodino. The roar of the machine guns and the. boom. 'of the cannon still ring in one's ears. ~ "Throughout the three days of com bat the officers and men vied with each other in pluck and heroism. They have added glorious passages to Rus sian military, history. . . "The enemy's advance originally In cluded the Fifth, Eighth and Eleventh divisions, twelve squadrons of cavalry and splendid artillery. About 200 guns were belching a continuous stream of shot and shell. Large reinforcements enabled them to turn the Russian flanks. A diversion on the right pre cipitated the battle on the morning of June 15. "Major General Gerngross, who was wounded, commanded the left flank, and General Loutchkovsky commanded the center. Including four battalions concealed in a small wood, whence they dealt death and destruction on the en emy. The Russian right was protected by Cossacks, dragoons and Siberian Rifles. THUNDER Op THE BIG GUNS. "While th^se big guns were thunder ing I made my way, at about 11 a. m., to the Russian right flank and climbed a hill, whence I could view the whole fit-Id of battle. Behind me a battery had taken up a position, from which it kept up a continuous fire upon the advanc ing ranks of the enemy. Through glasses I could see the sandy valley of the Tassa, with the Chinese village of Vafan. "The heights of Fuchu. the railway bridge and the surrounding cops were occupied by Japanese infantry. Then *•'•<•(? the retreat. The Japanese shells were falling , on the station buildings, from which train - after tra*n ha.2 moved. v "I descended the hill and Just suc ceeded in jumping on the footboard of the last car. Some of the Russian batteries on the left flank were still firing. ?The main force then began slowly to retreat toward Vantslalin (thirty miles north of Vafangow) and about 1 in the afternoon had accom plished its strategic mission. The bat tle of Vafangow had deflected consid erable Japanese forces from Port Arthur. WENT INTO BATTLE SINGING. "The fighting was glorious. For two days the Russian regiments val orously maintained their positions and took the offensive on the left, so press ing the enemy there that a- couple of Japanese batteries fell into the Cos sacks' hands. The Russian soldiers went into battle singing, their spirits not affected by the fierce heat and furious cannonading, whose, intensity may be gauged from the influence It had on the atmospheric conditions. Rain drops fell like tears at the height of the battle, although the day dawn ed clear. "Many Russians have fallen, but a greater . number of Japanese were killed. The Russian shells and bullets mowed, tHem down like wheat. The whole valley was bestrewn with the corpses and the river Tafesa ran red. But it was with Japanese" more than with Russian blood. "I left on the last train with Gen eral Stakelberg. This train collided with the one preceding it near Vant sialin, but it was not damaged. "When passing Kaichou we saw three Japanese cruisers. "The railroad north was ocupled by* Russian troops. The Russians say that the Japanese cannot "advance much further north, even when they recover from the effects of the battle of Vafangow." black lines of infantry, like threads, could be seen creeping through the ver dure. Nearer the slope of a hill was dotted by the, gray shirts of the Rus sian riflemen. A brownish smoke over hung some of the batteries, and others showed flashes of flames. The crackle of rifle fire/was punctuated by the roar of 'guns. Occasionally I heard the hiss of a Japanese bullet. "The scene was awe-inspiring. Over the Russian. center and left flank hov ered chocolate clouds from bursting shrapnel. It. was evident that the tide of battle was coming toward the Rus sian right. I saw reserves . hurrying forward, the Cossacks galloping, fol lowed by. columns of infantry. Sud denly they disappeared in an adjacent defile. Tne valley -where the Russians had camped . was emptied as if by magic. RETIRE IX GOOD ORDER.' "Rattling volleys ' were fired behind the screen of hills which concealed the fighting troops from view in that direc tion, the sound of the firing being. the only evidence .of the deadly struggle proceeding there. This continued for half an hour." Suddenly a company of Cossacks appeared on the crest of a hill and began to descend. They were followed by Infantry. The Japanese gunners promptly pursued them with shrapnel. Horses and men began fall- Ing. "A moment of harrowing suspense was relieved by a shout of 'HurrahJ,' was from a couple of thousand Russian troops just brought up by train. They quickly jumped from the cars, fixed bayonets and literally ran into the fight. "Again the crackle of musketry un der cov°r, during which the retiring Russian regiments formed uo and moved off in complete order townrd ti.e railroad. While a long line of commissariat wagons escorted by Cos >neks took to the road a battery . of horse artillery stationed near the rail rr.ad banged away furiously as It eov- The flames were confined by flooding the ship with water to a single com partment In the after part of the ship. The steerage berths and woodwork were eaten away, but so far as exam ination this morning shows none of the steel frames or plates of the vessel were warped. The fire originated in this part of the steerage, but investigation has yet failed to reveal the cause. The Ohio was built in Philadelphia In 1S73. Her gross tonnage is 3438. She Is 343 feet long. 43 feet beam and 24.9 feet deep. For many years the Ohio ran out of New York, and at one time was one of the greyhounds of the At lantic. In 1S9S the Empire Transporta tion Company, former owners of the ship, sent her around the Horn with the Indiana, Conemaugh and Pennsyl vania, and entered them In the trans port service out of San Francisco. In 1909 the Ohio was placed on the Nome run and continued in that service until this spring, when she was pur chased by the Moran Brothers' Com pany, who contemplated spending $100. 000 in refitting and repairing the vessel. SEATTLE. June 17.— The damage to the steamship Ohio, which caught fire at Moran's shipyards shortly after mid night, is estimated at between $20,000 and $25,000. * TOKIO, June 17.— Details Is connec tion with the sinking of the Japanese tiansport Hitachi by Russian warships are being furnished by survivors. The Russian ships were sighted at 7 o'clock in the morning and in response to a signal the Hitachi was stopped, but at 10 o'clock got under way again and at tempted to escape. The Russians fol lowed and opened a heavy fire directed about the water line with the evident intention of destroying the troops on board. The fire was terrific and In a few minutes the decks were covered with corpses and awash with blood. One shell which struck the engine room killed two hundred men. The shio be gan to fill and sunk gradually by the stern. At 6 o'clock in the evening she was completely submerged. Captain Campbell, the English master of the transport, jumped overboard at 2 o'clock in the afternoon and Is num bered among the missing. The chief engineer was killed on the bridge. The' commander of the troops ordered the flag to be burned and then killed himself. The second mate committed suicide. Many of the crew and troops escaped in the boats. The transport Sado is badly dam aged. She sighted the Russian ships thirty-five miles west of Shiro Island. Their signals to stop were unheeded, so the Russians opened fire and signal ed for those on board the Sado to leave the ship. Upon that the crew took to the boats and in this way many escaped when the ship was eventually fired by the enemy. The 4 number of men on board the two transports and the list of casual ties are not as yet obtainable. "The Russian artillery." the lieuten ant says, "was splendidly served, but was outmatched in number by the Jap anese. One Russian battery pitted airnin«t Japanese batteries was literally smothered by Japanese shells. "I saw one battery land three shells in the midst of an ammunition train which was galloping up to serve the Japanese guns. Two caissons explod ed, killing all the horses and drivers. "The Japanese guns fired at least 1200 rounds. The Russians fired several times on Japanese infantry in close formation, causing tremendous havoc." An officer of the Fourth Battery 8«ys his battery was in a duel at two and a half miles with a Japanese battery and silenced it. His battery then ran out of ammunition and the men carried the breech mechanism of the guns with them to the rear and brought up a fresh supply of ammunition and' re sumed serving the guns. Several of the Russian dead found in the bushes were horribly mutilated. The foreign attaches drew up a formal memorandum of this. LI AO YANG, June 17.— The wounded in the first two days' fighting at Vafangow- are arriving. A lieutenant of Cossacks says the American military attaches were with his command most of June 15 during the hottest part of th«r fight. He commented upon their coolness and their professional Interest in th* operations exclusive to the idea of personal danger. * By Flooding the Ship With Water Flames Were Con lined to One Compartment Bodies of Dead Cossacks Are Found in Badly Mutilated Condition. Second Mate Also Commits Suicide in Preference to Being Captured. HULK NOT BADLY HURT Commander of the Troops Kills Himself After Bum ing'the Flag. Survivors of the Fight at Vafangow Give De tails of Battle. More Than $20,000 Will Be Required to Repair the Injury to the Big Vessel Face the Enemy Singing, Their Spirits Not Affected by the Fierce Heat or the Cannonading. 0 With Attschul in Washington is S<nor Anee! Fparti. who was Hondu rian Minister to the United States, France, ar.f! Great Britain. He is Senor Atts-ehui's political enemy, his personal frirr.d. Sencr Ugarti recently sent resident Bonilla his resignation, say ing that he did not like some of the men he has gathered about him. He has not received any answer to his com munication and is going to South America to see what Bonilla expects tor do. After the manner of South Amer ican' statesmen, however, he will not go to Honduras until he has found out the lay of the land. He goes from here to Guatemala and from there will communicate with President Bonilla. Ponor AttFchul is a member of that X>arty in Honduras known as the Lib era!*. He said to-day that his party represented progress and liberty, but that President Ponilla was too strong for him, and won partly through force of ?rrr.?. WASHINGTON. June 17. — Exilc-.l from his native country by the success of his j.olitioal enemies ! encr Fran cisco Attschul. former Secretary of Commerce and Labor and Public "Works, in Honduras. Central America, arrived in Wafhington this morning. He expects to remain in this country for porre.time. meanwhile hoping that the fortunes cf war may make it possi ble for him to return. He says he can never return as long as President E»o nilla is in power. Sl^iia" Piwiiatch to The Call Success of His Political Enemies Forces Seuor Att scliiil to Leave His Home BACKED LOSING PARTY In Land of Freedom Former Honduras Official Awaits Turn of Fortune's Wheel EXILE FINDS SHELTER HERE OHIO SUFFERS GREAT DAMAGE MIKADO'S MEN OUTMATCH THE RUSSIAN FOE COSSACKS ADD GLORIOUS PASSAGES TO THE HISTORY OF THEIR COUNTRY MANY ESCAPE AFTER ATTACK ON TRANSPORTS RUSSIAN TROOPS DISPLAY GREAT VALOR AT THE BATTLE OF VAFANGOW THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, JUNE IS, 1904. Continued From Page 1, Column 5. LEE CHUCK WILL 8TAT. — The Chinese Government refuses to allow Lee Chuck, the murderer, to return to his native country. He will be sent to a hosoltal for the Insane. * CALIFORNIA PARLOR'S PICNIC. — Cali fornia Drum and Bugrle Corps composed of members of California Parlor' No. I. N. S. O. W., will give a picnic at Sunset Park. Santa Crux Mountains, on Sunday. July 10. The Invitations bear the Injunction, "Bring your sweet smiles and family lunch baskets and have a good time with the boys of Cali fornia Drum and Bugle Corps." BURNELL. BOOKED FOR ROBBERY.— J. C. Campbell, the Eddy-strset car conductor whose car was held up. and robbed of $ie 50 by Gurf Burnell at Gough street last Tuesday night, swore to a complaint before Police Judge Slogan yesterday charging Burnell with robbery. Burnell was Immediately afterward bonked on the charge at the City Prison. The police have tin yet been unable to find any trace of Burnell's companion INVOLUNTARY INSOLVENT. — Keller. Bachman & Co.. Sachs Bros. & Co., Levl Strauss & Co. and Payot, Upham & Co.. creditors of the Kragen-Bamberger Company of this city, filed a petition in the United States District Court yesterday, to have the last named firm declared an Involuntary ' In solvent. They declare that on May 7 thevflrni made an assignment of all its property to C. R. Havens lor the benefit of its creditors. WASHINGTON. June 17. — Rear Ad miral James N. Grear, U. S. N.> re tired, died to-day, aged 72, years. Death of Admiral Grcer. 2 "I enjoyed good health nntil about two year* igo when I noticed my back began to ache fre- quently; it became sore and lame, and headache won added to mv misery: also found that my general health diminished. I became thin and weak and nervous, having severe pains at regu- lar intervals." writes Mrs. Augustus Emory, Treasurer New Centur- Club, it Dean Street ,'Roxtury), Boston. Mass. She continues: "My work, which before had seemed an easy task *.y seemed like a heavy burden. I decided to ujf Dr. Kerce't Favorite Prescription, which several of my friends praised so highly. I felt relief withiu . . week, my appetite came back, the pains gradually decreasea and I enjoyed »onnd sleep. Within fourteen weeks I had completely recovered my health. I seemed built up anew, my pulse, which had been weak became nor- mal, and new life animated my entire being. 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