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
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^
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
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
Wiju. They opened fire on
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
London, March 22.Dispatches to
the Standard from St. Petersburg say
ii r.r. I 40,000 Russians are stationed along -u
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'
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-
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
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
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
RUSSIAN MILITA RY PLANS.
ants continue to migrate to Kha ba
rovs and Ntkolsk and some -women
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
The members of the cabinet are,|- ^^^^i^"^J^SSu
lelograph o"x client-
lv. Letters reach Vladivostok twen
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
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
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
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
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-
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
Denver. March 22.The committee
M\' proceeding I representing the minors expelled from
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.
frontieWGU and to tlie perls is working ^y
'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
*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
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.
temp^i lTplTtreS lip Port Arthur
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
.i, oo ..v,,,,,,.,-,, ,-x
,,-,,t i|nr, the .lire
cl f..,,.:I t. 0
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
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
CHINESE TROOPS. DEFEATED.
Lose Sixteen Men in Battle With Band
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
L-elie Hl.n'k Voile Skirts
i vt'iv ilno!i t!'li-
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
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
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
tn effort will In
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
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
New Idea Magazines
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
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
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-
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
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,!
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,
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
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.
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
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.
of the etti of BdtahHrgh was con
ft-1 l'-d on nttyd States-Amba-ssador
Choate in the council chamber, which
IBK. I-ord Provost Fianton, in present
ing the rieetoui, sai EJiiib'urgh paid
TEN CENTS PEE WEEK.
Piatt and Odell Get Together
and Divide the Political
Of the -:.i
at the app
bec th.fl W'c
can i nl
BURGLAR KILLS PURSUERS.
Fugitive Shoots Two Policemen and
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.
pu In the record,
i but he -.xiii^M that it, was improp er tu I
j.],...,, tuativi of :-t\ ic- h- :)i-
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
to i hoson
'Htif in April",
tl Uiat w!:--:-'
should be no
ir.r.ir l'!.iM .i(-( .4-.
i,t a I
al Mil ha i Pi
ii- WoTflul is
!i man. ho
LCLAND A SUICIDE.
Actor and iaywtic|ht Discouraged by
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
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
rienn Rule on
i -alto [Tasaenr.
Ii i Scott diiriiu'
ri lolo in Xovenjbej-
I:' i by p'uraiiing
tli.-r dattoj aided the
ai fill IKVIV, itli no
:.'c'' 'he Alttei-j
Foimri Mayi.n V.'
ViHiam R. (.'.race of
New ynrbr, -M c
or illiani ft.
=ss=3Bgafi \2::j[ :~l'".
STUt'CK BY' A TRAIN.
Thr.e Dead. One Fatally and Three
CI i .l-arc. i Mai t.-li 2'1
lte child !ll"l I I
mardi, wife Hid
j'uht. Fraic. .la
uTi and three
Poison-.-d by Wood Alcohol
SurlgiJi^jjrT -O.'.'ejciey '"i FJiw-jiry-'nTs'
I lie -ti"- II- il i""v
Mar. 22.-Wiifie In pur-
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]
Sex laim* an pro
road has been desi
nre i-onortod from
her: wtus -v.. toy y,,,,- old
a unci reputarron by his
Terrrfic Blizzard at Duiuth.
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
Ran as. groves on tim
prty along Ihe rail*
scapes from death
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,
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
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