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VOLUME 1. NUMBER 283.
London, March 22.The Tokio cor respondent of the Daily Telegraph has cabled his paper that it is reported that the Japanese have occupied Port Arthur. Port Arthur fell, according the re por t, after a combined land a nd sea attack Saturday and Sunday. I is asserted that a Japanese division landed on Liaolun"- peninsula Satin- day and engaged the Jiussian force hear Port Arthur, while the lleet bom barded continuously from Saturday evening unt il Sunday morning. Report That Port Arthur Was Occupied After Land^ Sea Attack. RUSSIANS LOS E 600 IN SHARP EN COUNTE A CHY0NGSY0NG. The same correspondent reports a sharp encounter at ('hyongsyong, on the Yalu river, about thir ty miles northeast of Wiju in which the Rus sians lost 600 killed and wounded. Neither repo.rt is confirmed from either source. GERMAN RESIDENTS WARNED. Consul Says They Remain at New .'chwanri at Their Own Risk. Newchwang, March 22.The Ger man consul from Tientsin, at a meet ing of German citizens, counseled all residents of that nationality that they remained at Newchwang at liu-lr n riskand that^evenco lossot prop- Neither 'Report Cai Reconfirmed,, ^ZS/"^^ e&rt Sv But the Details of the Fight for Port Arthur Are/Given. erfy.recovery was doubttul. ,j Men's Dress Shirts, tire $1 and $1.25 kind, for 69 cents $1.25 ing. price 6.75 r^ Wiju. They opened fire on quickly retired. PORT ARTHUR JAPAN MAY ISSUE BONDS. holding a series ot conferences with the payments over a series of years. Also that in the event that- Russia was defeated the recovery of losses, if possible, would only he after a long tim e, but if Japan was defeated recov ery would be sooner. The British residents propose to pro- %&&ted Vho Ruliah^ilLwUVowing test against the indefinite absence of superiority of their cavalry. a warship from Newchwang. RUSSIANS A NEWCHWANG. RUSSIANS MAKE A DASH. Infantry, Dragoons ano Battery Oc- Attack Japanese Near Pingyang but READY FOR HOSTILITIES. Japs and Russians in Force North of Anju. London, March 22.Dispatches to the Standard from St. Petersburg say ii r.r. I 40,000 Russians are stationed along -u Gh AEJU wher( a slnliln mber of Jap ane.se are reported taor be posted Japanese movements are being Closely watched by the Cossacks. The first important action is expect ed to occur in this locality and it is' cup tn Quickly Retire. Shanghai, Mar che 22 Advices from Tokio, March 22.A Seoul dispatch Newchwang slate that, the town was says that Russians in force, composed occupied on March 1-5 by eighteen regi- of 1,500 Cossacks a nd several batteries' merits of Siberian infantry, the l'ri- Town. mesKi arago6ns and a battery of field guns. A Japanese attack is expected momentarily. The Chinese cnstom offi cials are removing the consuls ami their'"families on a gmuiflffl t-oward Tfefitsin. Party'Leaders Oppose Government's War Tax Plan. their families south. Many seem to anticipate dnficulties with the Rus- Toki o, March 22.As a result of a series of conferences between the patty leaders it seems evident that the government will abandon its at tempt to create a salt monopoly, plac e] a tax on silk a nd also make a smaller increase in the land tax than orig- the party leaders, who have been ex plaini ng how the interests of the poo-1 BBMIDJI. MINNESOTA. We are now shoeing the Spring Line of Ladies' Waists and Skirts. A the new fabric^ made up in the latest styles and in a first class manner. Price no more than you pay for inferior goods. Ladies'White Waist? made Ladies' White Linen Waists Ladies' .Tan Silk Waists in Lidics' Line of heavy white waistinrs with two rows of lace inser-.the new 'hainpaio-ne shades, an extra \yel small, daintv (inures, nrjee lion down the front, price price price LadiesWhiteLinen Waists- Lathes Llack Sateen\\ a i.ts closed with large pearl but- made but of an extra |alit. E -i tons, collar trimmed with of mercerized sateen, trimmed fK-lHI buttons, price with 'fourteen smoke. I pearl & 0 KA Inittons, price Ladies blue bnlliantine cjp^.Oll *1\ Skirts, (inislied witli box pleats, price RUSSIAN MILITA RY PLANS. ants continue to migrate to Kha ba rovs and Ntkolsk and some -women th the out-! iah']y but Japanes reinforcemejil-s" POStS, Mil Ulltlinjcie IJCIULKJI. ycuj\s*ri., were hurri ed forward and the Russians j-^ The report states that the Japanese force merely deployed into line of bar tie, hut that it did not reply to the Russian fire. 0 Bians. inally proposed. The members of the cabinet are,|- ^^^^i^"^J^SSu lelograph o"x client- lv. Letters reach Vladivostok twen 0 lla nrg. after leaving St. Peters- London, March "22.Iiispalehos to Jpa at T.diuiide. the Standard from Tientsin say high officials in Peking are quietly sending The latter's relation's with-Chi nese in Manchuria are not improving The Chinese government as foriiit'.-, den-the oilhials .iind people of Man-' ch nri a to N sll| irisu a pie they represent are affected i,y the DECORATDY KOREAN KULn. war ta x. The cabinet is endeavoring ~.,n:^nM satisfactory to the people, There is a growing feeling that the government should not attempt the to fra me measures which will prove Marqu.s Ito and American and Japan-1 military men. ^'il'/^J.' 1 DEroRAT FED BBY KOREAN RUL Et i Japanese' Minister Maya:-hi have The Bemidji Daily Pionee^f BEMIDJL MINNESOTA. TIKSPAY. MAIM 11 '12. 190:1. AR E READ O FIGH MINERS EXPEL.ED FROM TELLU- RIDE, COLO.. MAKING PREP- ARATIONS TO RETURN. ORGANIZATION OF CITIZENS DE- CLA |ESllTS INTENTION TO KEEP THE MEN OUT. Proceeding Satisfactorily Along the Coast at Vladivostok. Vladivostok, March 22~-Tlie Rus fifan military plans satisfactorily along the mam c"oastTellurule by an organization of busi] neso into tn a nd at Sakalin island. Many inhabit-| received decorations of the first ciass.l EXECUTIONS CONTINUE. of Pai Kuk. Mr. Alien's decoration was conferred hi recognition of his Korean Court Clearing Out the Seoul valuable counsel and long intimacy Prison, with the emperor. Marquis !to. in an audience with the emperor, urged the .gradual adoption of .Korean reform measures thus avoiding the confusion de'to the pro-, )f ci Jtat measures of ISfta BOUN FO NEWCHWANG. Chinese Benya ng Squadron. Arrives at Chef oo. Chefoo, ?lar/:h 22. The Chinese Benyang squadron, consisting of the cruisers Hafchi, Hiving, Milieu and HaTcTiew, under command of Admiral Tsah, have'"arrived her.-, Uj umh stood that it .will pT'peeed lo Sip? chwang as soon as the ice is cleared from that port. Oriental Triple Alliance. St. Petersburg, March 22.-The. No- Ladies' Briiliantine Waists. -tn ,i. Qnv, colors iilafk.ei-caiii ind t'li.iiii- $4.5U 0 Ladies' Scotch Mixed ^4.0 L.t-ii'^ Rro^ulcloth kirts Skirts, finished at bottom Ladies' Navy Bine Voile colored bine .,nd black with eight rows silk stiteh- Skirts trimmed with lands of Ladies IMm'k IJrilliantine trimmed wkh Immb ui satiit. price Skirts. nn-eTv made, pfrcc priee" i $5.00 S3.00 ^v^vyrvvv^vv Denver. March 22.The committee M\' proceeding I representing the minors expelled from nes lu govern ora tton after wiiilihg three an audience with him. The 11 a mi children are returning to Russia. The first delaebxaent of the lleil Gross from Rnssia has arrived and has been distributed among tlie field hos- Ouray, where the .leported nieu_ar.e pitals. More than a hundred nurses'making preparations to march to Tel have been sent from here to Manchu- luride. accompanied by an armed es ria and Korea. a frontieWGU and to tlie perls is working ^y aric ltlt 'made to obtain an injunction from tin Chinese Officials at Peking Send Fam- district court forbidding any fin erf or flies South. enco with members of 0 *sell any supplies to the tin's--I made no attempt to cut the lines of sians. Japanese Devise a New and Ingenious The fact that the Japanese, have a N(.,_v V()I.K Mai e( b( S1 iproi 1 0 voe Vrernya puidishes nroitijne.utiv o-jvlosi sixteen -men a tlie Minora- uu raris-ttispaten tie: taring it is believed there that a triple alliance between Japan. China and Korea has been formed, which \\as the real object o! the Marquis lio's visit to Seoul. BOTTLE PORT ARTHUR. P' ai 1 ,K Iniii H- ll a ia iL --pi, i lilQ nt, i ^^SSaSS temp^i lTplTtreS lip Port Arthur ll 1''1'"! ail 1 ,.(0 bem r0|ii|I( a la ese Ministers Honored. get.heis with (bains Sli wire rabies. Seoul, March 22.- Marquis Ito has They are to steam toward I'oi Arthur been decorated with the Order of the in line and it is immaterial wdiethe.t immediate payment of a large part of Plum Blossom, usually given only to- they rue sunk by Russian guns, or are the cost of the war by taxation, but. royalty. United Slates Minister Allen blown up by their news. that it should issue bonds and extendi ane irwte V"" ?Wl!! Sasebo, for (Jus -r" how- elVorLI) They are being leaded wi( ar ,C) IlnkKt .i, oo ..v,,,,,,.,-,, ,-x ec lltiM| priso :1 n,) 1, (lf ,,-,,t i|nr, the .lire cl f..,,.:I t. 0 tiqn of TiTThe place, says a Seoul disiiatrb to the Herald- Tlie total in thrpe nights past ers Jecaff! tm ed an hanged. Many of these victims ha -been in-jail- for- v.-ars .'.viUiu-iU.J.r.iaL...., NE W TREATY iof the FommTrree have departed for miinini.su aUoji of the 1-lunese e^u sion act is now eoiulned to the depart ment of common and lauoi: it has been neeessai y. for Secretary lla to -cort'in ovidelhv'ure ^!iners.'^n Ions'of T| ,,,.ir,, h.Cfh (.Ivi^.^-w-lw-dTOve-l-U^-niu^Sil^- ers out of Telluri de declare that'tiny will not permitted to return a pitched battle may occur if they poi i sist in their purpose. In order to avert ,,.t taryI'ingyang,r thirty-eight CHINESE TROOPS. DEFEATED. Lose Sixteen Men in Battle With Band of Smugglers. Shanghai March 2-.--Tho Cltiiu.-se government troops have been tlel'eai etl by a band of aboui [JKIO opium sinugglers, under a leader named Yuan, seventy miles south of Chung king, provin ammmm Sci-oe Skirt's. natlu L-elie Hl.n'k Voile Skirts i vt'iv ilno!i t!'li- prrcc WIT CHINA OFFICIALS PREPARING CONVEN- TION REGULATING ADMIS- PITCHED BATTLE SEEMS PROBABLE I MAY CONTAIN IMPORTANT CHANGES SION OF CELESTIALS. EXPECTED TO BE MORE LIBERAL IN TREATMENT O HIGHER CLASS CHINESE. Washington Mar ch 22.--A now treaty regulating the ncrmissiau of phi United states is In prep as abandoned the affeTi'ipl aration. The existim: treaty. v\ tin Secretary Ciiesham ami prot( was made yfortu obtain Minister Wu in IS9T, will expire next embers i De ember by lihvitatirin Uecauso call tipon Serr-tar) Corteiyoi. to asshu ihno formatiyhf ol Ihle"tr netw treaty1. sthe sections the eay win U'h'"" 11 tn effort will In I v,"'' praeiic-ally prescribe the regulations which shall govern the admission ui Chin-: of ihe ili.-der elass and 111'' oxelusioii of coolies. Secretary If:i will take tare i)l the diplomatic set tioiif til the trea! While math lett cen'ce is observ ed at pres-eni its to the lines upon vvbich life new convention is being fonnod there i-- reason to be lieve thai it will be mo:.- liberal in treatmejit of Chinese wishing ta'enfor the United Stales When they are not actually of the coolie c4ass than lllci existing tri There also may bo riia'le provision for life, entry of Chi nese laborers into the Pahaina eatial strip, though thte is nol e.-nain. An atlempl al to ba- been made to avail of this oppui iiuiliy to make more es tensive use of Chinese labor ill tU i'hilippines nei 'i ne oincinis at i^nungicmg are sending, reinforcements lo lire scene of the disturbance Short Rations at Port Arthur. Nagasaki. Match 22,- One of tht Russians wJio.was ctiplurcd Mar. 10, when the destroyer St regust htchl was sunk, say-: that loud is scarce in I'oit Arlhur" because Mte nieiiey lor Biipiiliea has stuck to officei/H" llngorH, Food in I'ot't Arthur cannot support the garrison for mere than a mon th and airinive been put on short rations. Japs Stop American Officer. Seoul,, Mar ch 22,- The Japanese have stopped jirlgadier (ieiieral Menry T. Allen,[rlrief of the I'liilipplne con slabula iy a nd IKIW I'niled SlateH mill a tb remainder New Idea Magazines lor April 5 cents observe with ihe-.lap:.uesc arm:} retpiesting hit to procceil nearer I heir-out posts..: "HMOVES VO-TE 7&T ^CENSURE. Liberal Leader in House of Commons Criticises Government. London, Man It 22-. In lite I of commons tin: big I he day tin: Lll" :al leader, Sir ITj my Campliell I'.auie mini, moved his v-oiee ceiiKurie pres BCiVted Mareli to tf'- i tha "thi bouse tli. approvi lie eomiin t, of bis I majesty's goverumct In arising the crown not to dlsalhrw the. emOuance for the irrirotiili Moh of ClTlifc ic labor in I he Transvaal." Sir Henry rai-l .nothing- tlie govern men! hail done sjn the close of the South Alrian war IHHI sorely tiifill I tie. peojilo of ihi countrSyO as It sai lion of the liftTpdui tern of Chile- i labor imo South Africa. If the nrny fiq nailuro was tcl i hecki i it would be a stii.i-e of ToHite v,-H-- vrur:-vM .,n to -SoVth Af.i. n. I- iirti. skirt S4.50 $8.00 i conWuA.- a greaOZr d. pait'ce i,.,m the priiuiicTi-. by whi'ii C-rreat Hritajn hitherto ...had ma-h- her. way in He worbl/than the im|.-u t.t'ion of iilkrni jaji^t-fte.. bondsman of liiiuing specula tors. The [hiropearuijn South Africa, Sir Hohiy declared, were by ti large major ity~nppo:-I'd' l-oy*4trwl-a-ftt^i:, uultlie. objc ef his motion waj to soi l.h governrnent's policy In its carlies,! stage. iL, ABUSED HIS PRIVILEGE. Charcje Made Against New York Mem ber of the House. Washington, March 22.--Immediate ly aftpF the btjiise of representatiyeH met Mr. Hepburn la. riBing to a question of the highest privilege, sent to the df-sk and had read a resolution charging that Lien'reflentat-tve iJalu-i (lx-:a., N. V.i, under a leave to print given last Friday,' had abuo-d tle- prTvilegfe and had attacked the honor ando 1-iitegrity of neprosentailve- Bali cbclc (Hep... WjsJ and pioyitling that the remark's s'noiiki be e'xphnget! fidui arks to bring reflection an.l to cai statements woently putt In the record, |jnn LEADERS O KISS --New Voi-K, Man !i J.:.A enco !"'t i en SI.'.mitor Piatt, -C,.i\e: cor til. I!. Chai Of the lleptiplifan slate mittce and man) Other pt'i publicans, al lei' an i hivfu and statoinec.is i,y Senat'oi Ciov'ernor' Udell, it was agreetl that* Senator 1'iat' main as he as 1 In tl active leader of Ihe IIJ UV tins i ritiuio i .\t r, noate in appre lien ot his groat eioqiien, and public gilts and the valnab:.- he hatl lemleretl i.n protfn ii kindly I'o.-lnc ami warm bel ween Ihe people of this eiiliAJxi LLIJ I the people of (he ipeal 'West pilbiic. Mr. Choali': in FeT/H inc. r, :'.-i I Ihe conih'toti ties ol the two mi and -aid be parte ULUll i ajjxd^ I the I'lvi'ilum of Ivlillbiii jih I all his cotiitt i it,, ii only one tutd in pre\ itiusly so honored. SCALE COMMITTLE AT WORK, Miners and Opei.tte is Drawing New Con tt act. Iniiiaiuipplis. Man Tlj ip lli's ol the sub si ale oituinttee til i In Uniletl .'.Inie V\ ,c I-..-i ol Am- ii a ai. the operators o1 Ihe '"iti i.al i iuu'pei U\e hold, i "liipi in::. Illdi lllri Utlllol OlliO .'Hid We lull I'elil, I Una. Lit gun dm ftp the day The rr st ii.-. einbmi iug ti i nua I'nr yj aj pro'.'nb toi tl '_ lion in WiiKt el i pel general tjetljud Ion eiptivah ui bi or, half ol i he lasl he least: in use There are t- :p!ion IO Cc uii. tl HI belli:-, III n-.r A It) dl i\ The dn\. i- were hii tea: e*.| I: i i'n from *'ii o. sc .s I tic to Inci.-ad ol liiiil -tn-- retlm ii ui equh alenl bi Tl iil',el !|u dill.C,Ci,--- I Uvivn f:'.:u and ail the :e,bc will he ilgiired on a i-a-is id ib.- till lVrence bet we. i':.: ami $ fitk CHAUNCEY DEWEY FREE. Mlllionanr: Ranchf:r and CowboyB Ac quitted cf -Murder. No'] loir".' Kail., Man 22 Chanm e.- Hewe.s and Id cow i Wib-un and V.'i!!i.:m -I M' been iiitpetic d' o| the .Inn dt-i iin- trvn i i.l \W- ry. t-Lh an TI ^y^ yoiinK mil aire i iii hnian. v. ent lo fh-yenie cotihtyrKnn early in "IH'io-.n, tntuvane tlnr ilcy.i-y ran. Il Hotm at'- 10. a-' rival limn' Ia clllitli' IllVolvH^l in li.ci lI with ihe I'oi i family, who were also proiiihieiil aiibinen. Tl i\ la mlKiindei uancii." it Into i'i iotPJ difl'ereii. hi i.e lilted in lie- jj ing of liun hat Iteiry in Jrine, l'-"'- at the le.ui" ol \l.dc a: lien v. dm :rc a fj.glil which He.'.. and ten ol hi Cowimys were pilttal ucnlnst till of lire Berrys TO BE TRIED FOURTH TIME- Bank er Lelan'd Will Have to Face a Jury- Once More. liiihith. .Mart I' i-' r.-iiablv Btateii that th" stale will mal.e one more eli'or! io rmyicl 'ba I. F. I--' land of ihe defunct '"inme ial bank on t! hai^y-o) after lm'_[}_' lu" In ma BO'lVUll-lv 'Thn-0 tim"^"Tre mr=^n?--tt- trlcd Ulcb I (WO lllti.ll lliielll tin I'.e reHull was a tli acreem.-iii cane and f'unnty Atioii Is rpioted a. fine M. to continue i in- uj iOjj tltij there is either a t.oiivjTTloii^or an a quittal. suit of'a 1 I'ollt em. lb-mi,,c,!o:d .V. V. Mid trous prain. h:'- have range ..ant i y. Xhu gi oun the tire burn-.I lie In the cj-o-ind, tha i 'it was improper to I cpmptihieis. opt- can Ambassador. spe-i'i at--: :cTift a eDmmittoo \va." Mareli 22. The. freedom appointed. Edlnburg of the etti of BdtahHrgh was con ft-1 l'-d on nttyd States-Amba-ssador Choate in the council chamber, which -was~ttt1^'1_drj--rt-i'eirt's^iuati vt gatherr IBK. I-ord Provost Fianton, in present ing the rieetoui, sai EJiiib'urgh paid TEN CENTS PEE WEEK. ANDMAKEUP Piatt and Odell Get Together and Divide the Political Power Plums. lt'-tt,t-i .OdeM. !.i Of the -:.i at the app It was there w-c Ships Ln cap ROBf: Ra wa of of I bec th.fl W'c an sif. tai.' whti-Wi an a If!! III. Lrun F,veJ pjfpTj iti can i nl CU,|. VICTI it noi M- i'i I tili Ui li BURGLAR KILLS PURSUERS. Fugitive Shoots Two Policemen and Attempts Suicide. :h -I' UNIFORM TOLL RATE. di'shonoi upon Mr. I'.abroci:. 8ix Telcpb0P Corepnnier, Agree to ,h,y. Some tliseu.-..ien followed in which Establishment. ar '.Mr. WiFiam- foaml fault, with ci-rtain lndiitr/u-etis, Mar '2.X meet mission. lndiahapetis (J1- pu In the record, i but he -.xiii^M that it, was improp er tu I j.],...,, tuativi of :-t\ ic- h- :)i- ini,-. attack the honor, and integrity of a tending from P}iilad'elptia io-Texa's] -Paris. March 22. Pan I Kruser. for- member under authority to extend re- an mark s. Btafes belweSG points SHd be i nsi.: i:ir at .'l.'r.n-v.r. has inherited I tween 'lupok a. K^.ii., ar: Miitneapolis,. a small forrtine left to him by Charles CHOATE AT EDINBURGH. Minn., on the W.t and Xortdiwest, aiij gtabossean. a school teacher of St. agr,, rn.-rit was r*-:i' he i providing foij Bazeille who was an ardent admiret Freedom of City Conferred on Ameri-' a T: j| o! Gompers Returns From Porto Rico New York, March 22.--Samuel Horn pra rire^ident of the American int. Gtivernof as ictinnan to i hoson 'Htif in April", tl Uiat w!:--:-' ir leader- should be no against any i\\ Win ir.r.ir l'!.iM .i(-( .4-. illl- the i i,t a I nally ist.tl ih nam aftel he-it!. W al Mil ha i Pi had" -diV.T-Ti ii- WoTflul is !i man. ho LCLAND A SUICIDE. Actor and iaywtic|ht Discouraged by III HeaJt^h. h.. Mar. Ii eft :2:. The dead Ltdaml, an a TT attd as fn it' I in a i-lan-S had illinilti Ing on the i Ii" i of age and the -.-s .her nanted |mod(e FlalL" I it ions ii": ai had f-h*-!!' a i:o*c ojj room saj ing hat i.i as the rj ailj of n.Midi, iifs ai an ver hatt iru apa.i- DATTO HAS.SEM .KILLED. No Opposition _At of Mnni rienn Rule on lo, i -alto [Tasaenr. Ii i Scott diiriiu' ri lolo in Xovenjbej- I:' i by p'uraiiing tli.-r dattoj aided the llil-'. ill., ai fill IKVIV, itli no :.'c'' 'he Alttei-j tr PNEUMONIA. Foimri Mayi.n V.' New y't ViHiam R. (.'.race of Dcitl. New ynrbr, -M c or illiani ft. Ma y- eu,mo- hl in ihi sec-. =ss=3Bgafi \2::j[ :~l'". '.tMV kot STUt'CK BY' A TRAIN. Thr.e Dead. One Fatally and Three &cnouly Injured. CI i .l-arc. i Mai t.-li 2'1 h':-c' do Al- lte child !ll"l I I OI'S W ii Bail mardi, wife Hid j'uht. Fraic. .la uTi and three Injured." Poison-.-d by Wood Alcohol SurlgiJi^jjrT -O.'.'ejciey '"i FJiw-jiry-'nTs' I lie -ti"- II- il i""v ait Olllt Mar. 22.-Wiifie In pur- Ncw Yorl BURNE SECTIONS USELESS FO A LEAS THREE YEARS roj In I ln for three year!*. One si rip biirir-d is ^i\ the r.-i-!-! as not b.-in:: a-Oeciiiniai.-i by twelve mllcn long-, tiupi.lior tn-.n I part 'oT-rh-p-Tp ir,t. on th' rrosrtxrfttetfcftprd than twent.v m:!..:. Luas and LCTV JEUifc j piom'iiition bii Mr. Hc'pbu.i [hsis.totl thai there was -a purp" t'o-i.ii'.dieut Ihe whole i Fn.- wti.te rice nri] ra in Sex laim* an pro road has been desi Several narrow nre i-onortod from "'rai r.u-- her: wtus -v.. toy y,,,,- old :v.i-i. a unci reputarron by his :'H. Terrrfic Blizzard at Duiuth. frrrrTrt-h- ^rTrrT-h-~li:The flirt day ol Btiin-.r was ushered in by a terrific Hi/.iid, ,ir,e of ihe'tmi'.:! of the sea BOO... TraiTii is impedotl a nd ntany wire arc dowji. ill liniltlig not i \t-r-, st ns to be I Ran as. groves on tim prty along Ihe rail* vveti. scapes from death ie ranches nine men on tne island., was among the passengers on the steamer PnnrT' Vlijrh afrive'a here during the ,,:,cra''i:. trunk iine: ex Lett Fortune to K.-uger. -havine conuevtaens ip a:! tit- mer preside::! of the 'Pransvaal. who i,,n rate. formulate'a of the Boers, C.e.mpers deeiliiiTer~TeTTnTrtrt ement as to the suet ess of hi= Congressman Thompson Dead. Washington, Mar ch 22.Representa- tive Charles F. Thompson of the Fifth Alabama district, died, in this .city due iii Ihie afternoon of pneumonia. Mr Thompson had b.een sick line week eration of Labor, who went to Poria Rico with the intention pf ocganlzins toward the end he suffered mteasPivi