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SAN : FRANCISCO, TUESDAY, JULY 26, 1904.
PRICE FIVE CENTS. VOLUME XCVI— NO. 56. JAPANESE VICTORY IN HARD FOUGHT BATTLE COMPELS RUSSIAN RETREAT FROM TATCHEKIAO Continued ' on Pace ; 2, Column * 3, United States War Vessel Arrives at Callno and Proceeds on Way ¦ Around Cape Horn. /LIMA, Peru, July 25. — The United States cruiser Tacoma, which: is searching for the missing American merchant vessel Conemaugh, several months overdue at New York, arrived at Callao ; yesterday and • proceeded on her way around Cape Horn, CRUISER TACOMA SEEKING , THE MISSING COXEMAUGH By Larj?e Majority the Citizens Vote $25,000 Bonds for the Building. PETALUMA, July 23.-A municipal election to issue bonds for the erection of a 535,000 brick schoolhouse was held here to-day. It carried by a vote of 455 to SS. The building will be erected on the English-street plaza, now used as » putlic park. PETALU3IA WILL HAVE FIXE NEW SCHOOLHOUSE Del Val'a Resignation ¦ Not Tendered. ROME, July 25. — The Osservatore Romano, the Vatican organ, denies the ; report published by the Tribuna yesterday : that* Cardinal Merry del Val, •' the papal secretary of state, has tendered^ his 'resijjaatioiv - -^j One Seaman of the Foo Hone Suej Dies at Sea and Three Others Are m. LEWES. DeL, July 25.— The bark Fo« Hong Suey arrived at the Delawart breakwater to-day from Honolulu. Th« crew was stricken on the passage witfc beri-beri and one man died and was buried at sea. Three others sufferinf from the disease will be landed at tin Quarantine hospital hero to-awroir* ___ BERI BERI AFFECTS THE CREW OF A BARS KOENIGSBURG, > Prussia, July 25.— All^vthe -'.; accused \ in the trial , for high treason ' and 'conspiracy/ against the? Russian. Emperor were acquitted to-day of! treason, as had been expect ed, \ and three — Kogst, - Ehrenf ort \ and Braun— : we"re acquitted on the of i conspiracy. The : other six were convicted of conspiracy and sentenced toTshort terms of ? imprisonment, h The acquittals * on all \ the ' treason 'charges please* popular * feeling, whichi -la affainst Russia at tWfl time,- T^. Some , of , the Defendants at Koenlgs burs:, Prussia, j Receive Short : -Sentences for Conspiracy. • ACQ U1TTKD OF TREASON AGAINST CZAR OF RUSSIA SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain, July 25.— Countess Podras Llsaritury. who was injured , yesterday in the 'panic at the fight between a tiger "and a bull, died to-day." Thirteen others were hurt, in cluding Deputy Uruqulso, Marquis Pidal, vice president of the Senate and former ¦ Spanish Embassador at the Vatican, and W. E. Livingston of New York, whose left hand was injured. Panic at a, Fight 'Between a Tiger and a Bull Results hi a Death. COUNTESS FATALLY HURT AT BRUTAL- EXHIBITION Emperor Cancels All Engagements and Subjects Join Him in Wish- Ilns for a Boy. ST. PETERSBURG. July 25. The eyes of all Russia are now turned toward the Alexandria vllla~at Peter hof. where the court and royal fam ily are assembled in anticipation of the pleasure of greeting an heir to the throne. The Emperor has can celed ali engagements. CZAR OF RUSSLV PREPARES FOR VISIT OF THE STORK will be other seizures, and whatever be the determination of the legal ques tions Involved or whatever diplomatic action may be taken, it Is confidently believed here that the seizures will cre ate a feeling of intense irritation and unfriendliness against Russia in Amer ica. England and Germany. . : Japan is anxious to localize the bom bat and avoid Involving other powers,* but views with unfriendliness the acts of aggression against friendly neutrals and treaty; violations disadvantageous to herself. In the latter connection '• Ja pan j regards; the affair, of .the . passage of the volunteer fleet through the Dar danelles as- of- more importance* than the ; acts of ( the vessels subsequent to' such passage. ¦ f , . RUSSUN SQUADRON'S ORDERS. Must Respect ¦ British ; Flag Unless It ') v Covers ¦ Contraband. ¦; r YOKOHAMA, July. 26. — An officer from' the s Russian - fleet who boarded the steamship Tslnan said that 1 the" officers of the fleet had received ; in structions from St. Petersburg to treat^the>BrltIsh]flag>B'Ith the greatest respect,' but* if 'vessels hd > any ;war': ma terial - • aboard.- • the v> Russians ¦ ~ would It is believed that America will refusa to recognize! Russia's extended list of contraband and will speedily demand a limitation to articles reasonably'contra band in order to protect her large Ori ental commercial interests. It Is ex pected that Great Britain will protest against the sinking of the Knight Com mander-and*'demand trial for seized British : steamships, - and that Germany will ; make ' a second and more ' vigorous protest.', . . . The warships are hover- Ing about the course of the steamships from San : Francisco," probably 1 with the hope >of • overhauling the lineriKorea^ Warning, however, has been given", to the Korea tand : she*. haa-a!chanceTof 'eluding the. Russian^ There probably. TOKIO, July 25, 4 p. m.— The acts of the Vladivostok squadron in the Pacific and of the volunteer fleet in the Red Sea strengthen the belief here that Rus sia is deliberately | seeking to affront America, England and Germany in the hope of finding an avenue for grace fully retiring, from a disastrous war. There Is no argument over the right of Russia to seize neutral vessels carrying actual contraband of war, but the wis dom of destroying neutral prizes with r out trial, unless the object is to involve other powers, is generally questioned. TOKIO, July 25. — The Russian Vladivostok squadron was seen to the eastward of Katsu-ura Province at 2 o'clock this afternoon. It was steaming to the eastward. Katsu-ura Province is .on the east side ,\ of Toklo Bay. The squadron apparently Is cruising in search of Pacific liners and attempting to seal Toklo to commerce. NEW YORK. July 25.— A private ca ble dispatch from Paris received in this. city to-day announced the engagement of Miss Edith Devereux Clapp. daugh ter of Mrs. N. Devereux Clapp of tail city, to Count R- du Temple da Rouge mont of Paris. Miss Clapp and her mother, wha sailed for Europe early last spring, art almost as well ' known in society la Paris as they are In New York and Newport. They have a residence at 1<M Fifth avenue, a house in Tuxedo and another. Tyny Corner, at Newport. ITo* several years they have passed th« summers on, the Continent, returning ta New York late in the autumn. Miss Clapp inherited a portion of the estati of her grandfather four years ago. New York Heiress Betrothed to a Scion of the House of Do EDITH DEYEREUX CLAPP TO WED A FRENCH COUNT CLAREXS, Switzerland, "July 25. The remains of Mr. Krueer. late Pres ident of the Transvaal, who died here on July 14, were placed on board a train to-day bound for The Hague. The funeral car was decorated with flags and flowers and the coffin was covered with the flag of the late Transvaal republic. Remains of Late President of the Transvaal Leave Clarens/Switz erland, on Special Train. OO3I PAUL'S B9DI O.V ITS WAY TO THE HAGUE LIAOYANG, July 25.— Heavy artillery fighting occurred here all yes terday. The Russian casualties are believed riot to exceed 400, while the Japanese lost more men. The Japanese, who were attacking the south ern detachments,' were forced to retire precipitately, leaving their dead and wounded on the field. been largely the guide of her existence in the East. >v.'>'V 1 "\ don't need a lot of people," . she said. "There are perhaps two, or three of whom I am fond! I like Gelett Bur-; gess, he is very interesting; and I like Mr. Stone, my publisher. /'Elements are necessary to my hap piness," she added, vaguely; . "there are so many elements that go to make my world.", ' ROCKLAND,, Mass., July. 25.— Mary MacLane, the - authoress and man hater, who . is summering here . while she writes another book, has at last positively named the two men of all she has met whom she likes. Hitherto she has declared all men hateful to her," particularly young men, who, she declared, bored her and were puppies.' All .'men,, she said, were tiresome, but she has finally confessed that she likes two of them. • One is Gelett Burgess, the San Fran cisco artist and writer,' and the other Herbert Stone, her , publisher, who has Special Dispatch to The Call. NEW YORK. July 25.— Babies are dying by hundreds in the tenements at New York despite all efforts of the Health Department. For the week that ended en Satur day, July 23, there w were 279 more deaths, from dlarrhoeal diseases than in the corresponding week of a year ago, and this increase in infant mor tality sent the death rate for the week up to 23^46. To-day about one hundred persons were investigating, by order of the Board of Health, the conditions under which these deaths occurred, the char acter of the houses and general sur roundings and care given to the children during their illness. The entire, summer corps of doctors and nurses is concerned with this prob lem. Special Dispatch to The Call. ESTILL SPRINGS, Ky., July 25.— W. Godfrey Hunter Jr., son of Dr. W. Godfrey "Hunter. Congressman from the Eleventh District of Kentucky, and who killed William Fitzgerald of Grand Rapids, Mich., in Guatemala City In November, 1902, while his father, Dr. Hunter, was American Minister to Guatemala, had a'narrow escape from mob violence at the Thomas Hotel here to-day. Young Hunter, who had accompanied his mother to the springs, became wildly Intoxicated and threw women and children into a panic . when he staggered Into the parlor and took pos session, threatening: to shoot all who refused to vacate. After amusing himself playing the piano. Hunter began to grab at young women and girls, chasing' them along the porches. Irate husbands and fath ers followed closely at his heels and were about to wreak summary ven geance when Judge Frank Peak inter fered and had Hunter sent to his room a prisoner. The hotel manager inform ed Mrs. Hunter that her son would have to leave on the first train. Hunter, who was kept under guard, made several efforts to escape anS begged his mother for his revolver, saying that he wanted to kill some one. •When train time came Hunter did not want to go, but was finally persuaded to peacefully depart with his mother and a deputy sheriff. Special Dispatch to The CalL V,.,.. PARIS, July 26.— A dispatch to the Matin from Xcwchwang says"" that heavy firing continued all day on July. 24. /The battle lasted for sixteen hours. The Russians were driven back on the east side and were reported to be utterly routed on the north. -The dispatch says that: the ; Russians evacuated Newchwang, of which the Japanese^ probably would take possession on July 26 (to-day). ¦ ' ¦ . • Mary MacLane Re veals Names oi Her Ideals* Babes Perishing by Hundreds in New York. ROME. July 25.— According to the Patria an answer to the French Gov ernment with regard to the relations between it and the Vatican has been formulated at a meeting: of the Car dinals. This answer, which will be sent to Foreign Minister Delcasse. says that the Pcpe cannot agree to the de mands of the French Government •without surrendering the papal rights. Cardinal* Formulate an Answer to the Final Note of Foreign Minister Delcassc. VATICAN" WILL REJECT FRENCH ULTIMATUM Liner Korea Is Warned and May Elude Russian Cruisers. Young Hunter Again Journeys on the Warpath, RUSSIAN WHO ORDERED THE RED BEA RAID. COM\IAN*DER OF THE BRIT ISH MEDITERRANEAN SQUADRON AND VESSELS THAT HAVE FIGURED IN* RECENT SENSATIONAL. INCIDENTS OFF AFRICAN COAST. HATES ALB MEN EXCEPT THESE TWO TENEMENT DEATH RATE ENORMOUS DIPLOMAT'S SON CHASED BY A CROWD CHAMJJERLAIN, S. D., July 25.— The eyes of l&€,^00 land seekers who regis tered for lands in thl Rosebud reserva tion will be turned toward Chamber lain next Thursday, when the drawing In Uncle Sac's big lottery will begin. As each envelope is drawn from the box the clerks will keep a record of the name and the order of drawing. This will be continued until a number of names have been drawn out of the box equivalent to the number of claims in the R.osebud reservation subject to en try. The claims number 2600. Homeseekers Striving for Rose bud Claim*. On* Hundred and Six Thousand GREAT LAND LOTTERY OPENS O.V THURSDAY Young Davi3 disappeared, to rise rap idly in the railroad service until he be came the richest and most powerful cit izen in his State, while Miss Cushwa became the bride of Dr. John Reynolds, a prominent physician of Shepherds town. Her former lover also in the course of time took unto himself a life partner in a distant part of the State. It was not until many yearns after ward that the two came together again, one as a widower and the other as a widow. The old spark rekindled Into a flame, with the result that there will be the notable wedding at the quaint old town of Shepherd3town some time during the month of October, so the gossips say. Mrs. Reynolds is remarkably well preserved, and for a half-century or more has been the social leader of Shep herdstown. She Is the mother of two grown children and the grandmother of a half-dozen interesting boys and girls. She lives in a beautiful, old-fash ioned house within a stone's throw of the stately Potomac, and many distin guished men and women have enjoyed her hospitality. The friendship thus begun speedily ripened into love. Davis proposed and the young woman was willing, but her parents could not resign themselves to the idea of their beautiful and accom plished daughter marrying a poor rail road j brakeman. and the young man was sent on his way with a broken heart. CALL BUREAU, HOTEL BARTON WASHINGTON. July 23.— News cornea from Shepherd3town, W. Va_, that ex- Senator Henry G. Davis, the Democrat ic Vice Presidential candidate, will In the fall marry Mrs. Katherine Rey nolds, widow of Dr. John Reynolds of Shepherdstown. Mrs. Reynolds is 70 years old. while Senator Davis is past SO. There Is an Interesting story back of the approaching wedding. Many years ago, when Henry G. Davis was a brakeman on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, he became a suitor for th« .hand of Miss Katherine Cushwa, whose family was one of the most prominent in Washington County, Maryland. Miss Cushwa, was a pronounced*beauty and was the acknowledged belle* £a the sac* In which ehe lived. ' Her family be ins an aristocratic one. she became the leader in the exclusive social set. and at all social gatherings Miss Cushwa's society was sought by the young gal lants of Maryland and West Virginia. She and young Davis met for the first time at a dance at a country house, and frequently thereafter he became her escort. Special Dispatch to Tb» C%XL which are situated near Lake Van. All males were massacred and the women and children were tortured and cut raged. A similar slaughter is reported in the neighborhood of Mush, where from six ty to eighty Armenians have been billed ever>- night. The inhabitants of Orergounk. the paper adds, who had fled to places of safety, were induced to return under promise of protection. The treacherous Turks, however when they had the In habitants at their mercy fell upon them and killed almost the entire population. Th* paper concludes: "The roads in Armenia are strewn srlth corpses. The horrors of 1534 and f?55 have been equaled." lages— Gonier, Blel, GnarJcer, Kzila phedi. Karoudi and Terquevank— all of BERLIN, July 25.— The Frankfurter Zeitung reports that Armenian mas sacres are in full swing again. The 5"urks. the paper asserts, have plun dered and burned six Armenian vil- Sreclii Dispatch to The Call. Love Story Dates Back to Time Wnen the El-Senator Was a Rail road Biakeman. Wholesale Mnrders Occur Nightly, and Reads in the Stricken Land Are Strewn With Corpses. J Bride-to-Be a West Vir ginia Social Queen for Past Fifty Years. Mussulman Horrors ol Eig&t and Ten Years Ago Are Equaled, Turks Resume the -Massacres of .Christians. Tardy Sequel to Ro mance in Nomi nee's Lif,e CANDIDATE DAVIS MAY WED AT 80 ARE PUT TO THE SWORD LONDON, July 26. — Cabling under date of July 24y the Daily Mail's Newchwang correspondent describes a l^hour desperate battle, with heavy losses on both sides, and which resulted in the Eussian position at Tatchekiao being rendered untenable, by reason of which they will be compelled to retreat toward Haicheng. "The battle began at 6 o'clock in the morning," the correspondent says, "the Eussians resum ing the attack on the Japanese position on the height east of Tatchekiao. After a few hours the Japanese left flank from Taping Mountain captured the village of Tanghuditueno, compelling the Eussians to retreat to Tienghuaituen, six miles from their base; The Eussians, now reinforced, maintained the position until 5 o'clock in the afternoon, when the J%anese right flank made a sudden appearance on the hills south of Tatchekiao and by a tremendous fire forced the Eussians to retreat. The Japanese firing line extended fifteen miles. After two more hours of an incessant storm of shot and shell, they swept the last hill and the plain clear of Eussians." Alcazar— "Sapert at Heatzao." California — "Just Struck Tows." Central— "Tie Gates of Jostle*.'* Columbia — tr 2&ic» and Men." CSxntes— VasdrvUle. riacbex's — "A Iiuck7 Stoaa," Oraad — "A Gentleman of Prance," Orphmrn — VaadevtUft. Tivoli — "BoUia Hood." TBS TSXL4.TZSS. Forecast - mado at San X^aa ¦• *» — - ¦ ' u ¦* eltco for v tMrty - jlour* eadi&sr Baa Fraacisco ana vicinity — Cloufl7 Tuesday; lisflit southerly ¦grinds, changing to brisk west erly. A. O. aScADXZ, District Forecaster. i TBS WSATHEK. The San Francisco Call