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THE BEAUMONT ENTERPR1
SE. BEAUMONT, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1904. NO. 14a VOL, VIM. HENRY WATTERSOIN ROASTS ROOSEVELT THE ACTIVE PRINCIPLE OF THE COURIER-JOURNAL FLAYS PRESIDENT AT WALDORFF ASTORIA EDITORIAL BANQUET. CLAIMED THAT THE ROOSEVELT PERSONALLY IS THE CHIEF HORN OF PEOPLE'S DILEMMA la His Stinging Dintmctatlon of the Administration Said That the President Was as Fine a Gentle man as Ever Scuttled a Ship or Cot a Throat. t ....!. c...i - v,.ni'lu r.OII 1 new nun, oijii. . - ,1 democratic editor from u.l parts of the United States met at tho banquet at tho Waldof Astoria tonight, tlio occasion lioiiife- a national conference, called at tho lustanco of the demo cratic uatioal committee. The toast list included several of Hie best known Democratic editor in the cjunlry. All of the toa.;ts were on political subjects. Col. Sylvanus 13. Johnson, Washington correspondent of the Cincinnati Huutiiicr unit a forme: president of the Gridiron club was tho toiutma.ster. A largo orebe Ira furnished music dining the dinner. When "Dixie' was played, the diners, many of whom weru from the south jumped to their feet anil the rebel yell wa.s given several limes. Knthusiasm was at the highest pitch wlieii the selection was en cored. The Kentucky Inspiration. Col. Johnston. ii ,a brief speech introduced Coh Henry Watlerson who responded to the toast "Tin Issu- and the Outlook." lie sad!: "In order to allay curiosity am i, nv . r.iniii.r-iiii-e or words t-' tint efrect let me say in the be ginning, I hat I bei'.evo we can wu the presidential battle.. I will X even furelhr and tay thai with any thing like an even show down " powder and hull, it will be our owi fault if we lose It. The two pnrlie; will go lo the finish fairly united Knob will poll very nearly, if noi quite, its normal strength- The inde pendent vote therefore, will decide th" result. , , .. "In the five debatable states of New York. New Jersey and Connec ticut in the east, Indiana and Wiscon sin in the west, there are on a rough estimate, a million o flhesn important voters Half a million of them arc Germans. The other half are mug wumps and floater?. For tiic life of me, I cannot see how any self re specting mugwump can vote for Uoosevelt, Hie recreant civil service reformer, nor how any intelligent (lermati. much as the president re sembles t!ie Kaiser, can be willing to I like even n lottery chance in a war with the mother country, preclp tnied !i-iii the drop of a hat, to glo rify V.'.n fdiuinlst ration. "Parker, the jurist, means pence with nil nations, entangling alliances with none. Uoosov;:. the war lord, means complications abroad and cor ruption at home, designed to prolong a - ingle partv dynasty and to perpel unlo its favorites and agent in pow- Kvitv economic nuo-tion must rausc before an issue so transccn.l- ii nl." Mr. Wrtlerson mid if he wnr- a republican he would vole for Parker find lmvis and lie gave many reasons that would prompt htm to do so. Chief Horn of Dilemma. lie continued: "Inevitably the per Minality. the character and peiform incc of Roosevelt, occupy the fore most, plnce In the public mind. They will constitute the chief horn of the M-oplc':; dilemma in the coming cam T!iev lire ns il wcr". Hie be ginning and the end of the chapter. ; "Vet. Iiccbiisc we propn-v liscus the pro-ddeiit. and to hoid him o a Jnt measure of ar-ffiniiijiliility, we are accused of plmsinir him. .1 would not. f ir mv Irrt. iit an nnVInd or discourteous wH I admit that he Is as sweet n twntleiiiMti ever piinic'i a mm. "tiij.ii an - j ..... .......... - nt a throat. Indeed, very much r.mdioa'o in his own t;to has oen kind of tentlcmn. for hoisting j ()f,:rr)I)i at Pvrrv cPr-Mon. bluet rj3 over hc i-o.ith has he ( s).'0)l)() hfl cfrrv ,hp f,,'IT,trv in Xo entiled the fhin of civil service ; vml0r psf(jt,ir that he may. . . tf.fY.at nf rocin-i ... . ij o- cut f at 111" ,,t u-iitiioi tne fnin ot onu wm-. r. f..rn and rut the throat of rooip- r-K iivr li' he cvt ver) the law, tn cam- it jt'Kl in 1h" ny of his hn r"'. '-itn the t:mc f.c'1' 1 '. IT r' lwirt of triii'to!. t" r'TT'oied a Mate a"or T" v f-.ni l'" ..fice to "hie the pco (.'. .al i.-i1 tit-n h'rr- in the cilv ai d r.-ft- ff Ni V irV. to t.c tim" i'ti. .r a f rx't b .f hi K-n. he 11 '-r"-i 11 rrf r ircT"- ;,ri t t. rnn,T rn:T,;'m of n-it tar to tt.. 1. j.in r"'' 1" ' T"-' n- :. r I r...;r1t lVf.;.;f C'ifT-l, Tift " T""ca''-1 tr.r P'-i'l' !:" r,..;- f-w -i'"ltl 'if y ' f1 ' t lrr 'b " a i -c or f... : :.)-- t" t -T'' " '.'"H h: T" . ,,f i---- "'. 'n Khnft'n iln.'ilirnod In Hiinnrcsa what. - --.. r!S,r " Secuiltlee not ii piny to tho gal leries nchlci'lnir tint fnr llllthinJT beyond tho throwing of a lltlo dusty into mo eyes or an unuiinKing pco pie? Does not lils whole career, Il lustrated iy his writings, and his do ing his heedless criticisms, his spectacular exploitations, his brok en promises reveal to tis a self-willed adventurer upon the high sea of pub lic life, having no rudder or compass except, his own ambition, no prlnel- nl,. in- milt ill' eomlni't snvn that of decking tho machine with the floun ces nd furbelows ot civic rignteous ness? Was Jackson whose Igno rance he rebukes, moro personal mid autocratic than ho Is himself? Was Grant, whom, In life, he per sistently antagonized, more indiffer ent to the admonitions of public eiitinicnt? And as we have seen such things in the green leaf whit may we respect to see In the brown? If elected president In 1!01? why not again in liMHi? Tile tradition be spoken, what may not be the possibi lities In 1012? "As a republican, I would take no such risks; as an American II would such rifks; as mi American I would not. I dread the one man power, er; absolutism at length barricading itself against the reach of tho puo nlo; the opposition thoroughly de bauched and because of its demorali sation and impotency, only a degree 'ess corrupt than the autocracy; the Tovcnimeiit a close corporation of irgnnlzed interests; slowly but surely breeding class distinction" in our pub Mo men a race of medieval princes -.vit limit the learning of the arts or Florence; the old, free system of war and Franklin and Jefferson a very syndicate of wealth and officialism; a republic only in name; resplendency greater tlian Homo itself. "If wo want these things, let us by all means elect. Theodore Roosevelt. ' 'Mr. Wiittersoii said tint through several congresses ho had fought for many things, some of which had been attained. Me believed in law and order and concluded as follows: "Hence is it, that I still believe i's the people and believing in the peo ple, I am confident that, they will iil:o no chancs, cither in the would be man on horseback or in a new lease of power to a party already too firmly set in the saddle, but will come to Hie rescue of their threatened institutions, while they may. They did this In 1S7G and, though cheated out or the immediate fruit of their victory, they yet watched corruption niifl nut a cheek niioii arblrarv power. "Anolhe Tilden has arrived upon the scene and fittingly here hi tne rmniro seat of New York; a very tribune of the people, mini, resolute ,.,wi .ini Hr.,1 n nil wmiiM t in pxnci !Uil it !-is of Theodore Koosevol nnrt in mv belief, as surely as Tilden was elected, hi1 will lie elected. And. when elected, ho will be inaugurated nnd all will be well." Letter From Pulitzer. A letter was received from Poseph written from liar Harbor, to Chair man Daniels, in which the writer stated that his infirmities prevented Ills being present, was read. The let ter in part, was as follows: "The result In Vermont reported todav should he accepted as a warning, not as n discouragement. Remember the larireot total voles cast in Ver mont is onlv r,f,.noo. It I.- absurd to snpiw.se that the result of the jiresi dcntii! election is decided, or even ri.iTsh.-iilfiwfil in th" fastnesses of the lit'lo preen mountain Mate. Le.ion of Vermont. 'Mr. Roosevelt's weakness ivnml.or It t nosfildc that he may. . .vcrse vote of New York wool i ine aivcrse voie oi r lurn wtru- ol- ved the l lf!rn,e u a Kalutatry fheck on hii i. way or his j :,,.-,,. (n ,)f ,K,wcr. and no elfon - wh'Tl. over th- h(M w ,,.,, ,;;rf this is nwn Cilt-i.-i, Th- Kiu.n ..r tho Vermont fle"- aliitatry chock on hie j ntt. The tec.,n of tho Vermont f-lc-tion Is that tho ind. id nts nnd I tho drmirrat mu-t w.rl; wh 'n tfroaced viror and und'T a moro thor- Otic'l svetrm. Truth Needa A:ttance. Truth nay sejfviden. but 1' i t,f,t Boif nf',-cir.c. Tniih t r:z' tv. .t;i it will it t.rMa'1 wi't-"" all the aids of j,v.,;u i'r Trtfh mu-t ir. -.T'tt '-T.d. iii -ii 1 -j. -f - -wt.'i' hf ". lif'i-c d What It Teace Pfr. Tin- r-n!- i.f th V'-TP'ir;' lect it irrrr.-'r:')'- f.n p'-?'- 4 t DAVIS SPOKE AT WHEELING FAIR VICE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE HEARTILY CHEERED AFTER HIS SPEECH. ADDRESS MAINLY 10 FARMERS The Senator Spoke on "Agriculture" and Said Many Nice Things Con cerning the Condition of the Man with the Hoe. Whcc-Iing, W. Vu., Sept 7. An Ini- iiicusc crowd attended tho West Vir ginia stato fair at Morgana Orovo the presence of ex-Senator Henry G. Davis, the democratic vice-presiden tial nominee, who was scheduled to make a non political address. Senator Davis, accompanied by Na tional Committeeman John T. Mc- Graw and John J. Cornwcll, the dem ocratic candidate for guvernor, left Wheeling for tho fair grounds about 1 o'clock, arriving an hour later. The senator was enthusiastically received when ho entered tno grounds and when he arose to speak, he was heartily cheered. In tho course of a short talk on aurlculture." SeiiaV'r Davis referred to this as man's natural occupation and the most important and useful to mankind. The agriculturalists iiaave always been found in the ad vance guard of the march ot civill- crn0I. Cunningham has ordered a Sd Cght'lr tdejcompany of soldiers to lluntsvi.lo io denco and liberty were tillers of tho .protect the negro Maples, who was soil; nearly all our early presidents 'arrested today, charged with the had been farmers; the majority of '.., f t,,!,,, Waldron. an old nod- our successful men of today have ( come from tho farms. Farmers as a class are a liberty loving people. j Since the arrest of the negro there Agriculture started England on thc,,as UCen a feeling of unrest among high road to prosperity and the com-'(1)0 1)eo.)lo of Huntsvillo and open mercial supremacy which she has, ,,,. ,ua i,i..iLr,..i in. maintained in the world for I years. Agricultural products ieeu ns anu against the prisoner, pay much of our foreign debts. Do-1 00V. Cunningham has given orders twecn 00 and 70 per cent of all our that, the negro's life must bo pro exports are from tho farm. tecfed at nil hazards. The company Tho farmer can live won and pros- ner without the town or cities, but the people of tenvns aro bound to . starve if the fanners them. do not feed Connecticut's Democratic Slate. New Haven, Conn., Sent. 7. In an enthusiastic convention held at the Hyperion theatre today, tho Democratic state ticket was placed in nomination as follows: Moh Fired the Jail Governor, A. Keaton Rouertson, M,r i, a . 7 New Haven. Ilnntsvillc, Ala., Sept. 7.-After Lieut. Oovcrnor, Henry A. Bishop, setting fire to the jail and smoking Bridgeport. 'out tho prisoner, wliilo tho fire do- Secretary of stato, James Hunting- j paltmt,nt wa3 ncI(I Ilt ))ay wltn guns '"staTrcasurer, Jno. M. Ney, Hart-'and the sheriff, his dep.ipties and .iia. ti10 s,,idiers out wilt od, a moli estimat- romntrnllr Wm Belcher New at ov,;r 2'0,M' IL'"Ilc 1y,l(:,10, I,or Comptroller, wm. Ueitner, w, Mai)es 10 m,Kr) acclls,,(1 of Ul0 UOmlOn. ' ,...,.. ,.r i,,l, w,l.l,. xv ulrlmrlnir enn.cinsn nt lnrcr Wm Kclinc dy, Naugatucket. . I Tho platform- endorses 1110 nonii - nation of Parker and Davis; ratifies and confirms the national platform; demands reciprocity with Canada; declares the last Republican admin istration in Connecticut to have been the most extravagant In tho history of the stato and deals with many exclusively state matters. ' i VERMONT'S FARMER VOTE. Claim that It Wa the Leading Fac tor in State Election. New York. Sept. 7. Although mem hers of the republican national coin ir.ittec would not comment upon the Vermont election, other republicans Fjre Department Shot wt. who" visited headquarters were not sO At jjciock t)C jaii as flretl Representative Babcock. chairman In the back part, burning fiercely, of the republican congressional com- dense smoke spreading through the inittee. said: "Hurrah Tor the farm- ,,K.r M(,rl,'S and rills of the build er. He Is the fellow that made the department was not big vote in Vermont. Ever since the ""- l campaign started. I have been hear allowed to pppnach within a block ing doubting Thomases, in our own of the scene and ati driven ay party, who were wondering whether. ; Hh bullets. The rrowd on the out in view of the abundant crops even-' side would allow noWly to enter or vhere snd tho general satisfactory com.- out until the htwid of Horace condition of affairs, the farmer could Maples wat surrounded by the crowd be sufficiently Interested In the cm- Tho sheriff and bis guards would not inc election to get out and vote. I civo in, but in some manner tho no- am dellehted to soo the vote in V'-r- mont, because It i-hows that the far- mi'r is willing to vote hi approval of existing conditions. Th' re is fio doubt In mr mind that tho farmer everywhero aro ciine to do JuM what the farmers in Vermont have done." Nominated for Second Tire. Concord. N H, F'-pt. 7 P.r a ...-etmrl time th f v m'-r' of N w liampvhiro to lay norriiiia'od H-iiry F. I!','li of C'lticird to ' th''r arli f'a'o tor c-. "rnor. Tho i-to cn ent'"n was h'-ld b'To and p'aii" nad- a' a f-mi'-m la-t isht w-1' f i"'r carrj' d out. The rrtt Ti'f'Ti d'i"d (''a'Torm I tfttr:il.T it I. t.i'Tlt Il-TI'K Tl i'af'rni ar, I en''id'lat t d r,rr d . f- ,r ,rei id'fi' ' :-". Ill" iiii'i'm t.. p-f-d a tbi:'i f'ir tr' 'l-l.rn- rti'i fc 'l olr t HI 1.1 t- t"od by aJ.p'!l"T!,. DEPEND3 ON JAPS. St. Petersburg. Sept. 7. Km- ropniklu'H inovenicniH, after nil, miiHt depend chiefly iikui the tactics of tho JapniK'Ke, witli whom lies t'.'o Initiative. If tho Jupanese comliuio to mess iiorth ; In tho hope of ciiltlug off tho Riissliiim and bringing them to hay, then Kuropaikln will bo obliged to inovo north to clrcuni- vent them. Iloth armies are ul- ready terribly exhausted and if 4 they again como Into n contest tho action will largely depend upon which of thorn i nhlo to Ihrow tlio most fresh reserves Into tho fight. If there is a raco northward. It Is apparent that tho greatest danger will como nt tho narrow defile of Tlelillng, north of Mukden, hut tho an- thorities seem fairly satisfied 4 with tho situation and aro con- lldent of Its ultimata outcome. EXCITE ALABAMA MILITIA ORDERED OUT TO PRO- TECT NEGRO CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE. MOTIVE OF CRIME WAS ROBBERY Latdr Advices State that the Negro Was Taken from the Jail by a Mob and Hanged. Militia Not on Scene. Birmingham. Sept. 7. Acting Gov- "l - .. n Ihpnnta linintr tnnrlf. nmn ihhuh ii"'-o ....3 c militia loft Dirniingnam toniglii t i o'clock. jf S ,clieved that the object of the crime was roblicry, as me nouy or the old man was found near the roadside, with his pockets rifled, $200 having been taken from lilm. Maple was arrested today and was spending money freely. It. Is asserted that bloodstains were found r.n his clothing. lill" "I .l.".i nm ...!., -j J ' 'to a tree on tho court house ,""'" Sheriff Was Powerless. Tho crowd began to gather this afternoon and tonight as soon as the details of the crime spread through- out tho country in which Waldorp bad a number of friend and before the militia was ordered from Birm- Ingham by Governor Cunningham ar rived, the mob had swelled to enor 1 mous proportions. The sheriff and his deputies stood powerless before the mob and the lire. The local militia company was called out. but they were outwitted by the men who " conceived the idea of smoking the prisoner out. pro pot throueh a window and Jiimp- f.d out of the building into the crowd jtP i chkiod down and rofw wat thrrrwn around his nuk and ho if pullf-d np to th- fo'trt bonao. There mj en tmnionae crowd on the lawn, wt.ilo Maples wa infes-iiig hi , rriio and Imp'icatirit a while nun and two moro (icnm, J'.bn W. Wu) lac Jr. and So!iH",r Fjirl Teium d liv-r-d lmpaion-d addr-"-. T ine o livnado the mod. Tb y w-r Vro4 down In inrn. but finally wb'ti Solicitor I'ettiis ft ""I on a I w (' in favor of Oi- law ia mr t -ri. hold the r l ands itnt hu f of 'bo bit cow d of aeveral t.e ar, l did -o Th' r a .- f 'iiz ! a rri'it.,. i,t. but -be m wi-h i rot" p.'l'ed the n.-r-"! v. thrw i' . rd over a it- f"1 d' w btrn ' f. Tho t t-ro w a d'-ad n a n n '!- a cr'-wd wi t male an -f'ic- t p l-'-i. .e yi.-t-',V " 'TT' J.'i'-- . I.tt fl' n-i'o crjT'i'T ! I-r'fl tvij'tlj-. CURTAIN IS HEAVY F AT PORT ARTHUR PASSING SHIP 8TATES RUSSIAN FORTS DID NOT REPLY. JAP TORPEDO BOAT IS DAMAGED Mikado's Forcoa Confine Theli' Efforts Almost Entirely to Hold ing Positiona They Have Gained. Clio Foo, Sept. 7 .FlriiiR was hcnrtl here indistinctly to night. A steaimhlp, which passed. Port Arthur I.vt night, reports that she hcjird 110 llring from tho Russian stronghold. A copy of tho Port Arthur Novlkrtil dated Aug. 1 published incidents of 1 lie light :ng or Aug. 2!) and III) on tho Russian cast flank. On the evening of tho 2Utli. tho Japanei-o opened n heavy fire from Fort No. 3 nnd oilier points directing thetr larger guns chiefly nt the Russian positions on ft bill called tho Small Magic's NoBt. At Siishlyen, tho Japanese removed the roofs of a number of C?hine.-?e houses, strongly constructed of mud and stone, and oenverted them into excellent redoubts. At !) o'clock on I ho evening of tho 29th., n Russian force made a sudden onslaught on ! the Japanese and at tho point of tho bayonet, the Japanese were forced to the redoubts. Trio Russians were unnhl" to proceed further than tins redoubt because oV the fierce flro poured In upon them by tho Japan . t ...1.. i... ese. According to comment, iiihikj -j the NovlUral. this redoubt evidently had been ereatly strengthened durlnK tho previous night. On the east Hank, the remainder of the night of the 29th. was quiet. Nothing oc curred on the west flank during tho night of Hie 2!lh: A Japanese torpedo boat recently fired on Tigers Tall fort. She ap peared to be somewhat damaged by the answering shells. Japanese Retreat. Che Foo, Sept. 7. It is now ap parent, that heavy lighting reported by numerous Chinese refuges an hav ing occurred before Port Arthur Aug. 27 and 31 occurred chiefly on tho tlrH two days mentioned, tho Japan ese thereafter confining their efforts i I most entirely to holding the posl- ioiis Ihev had obtained. That thee fvo positions were of considerable Importance was evident bv the facts Hint the Russians risked the lives of valuable men In open fight In their efforts to dislodge (he Japanese from ihcm. As proiouslv reported, the la panose troops retired from nenrly in points on the night of Aug. 31. Correspondent' "Scoop." Paris, Sept. 8. The St. Petersburg ?orrespondent of the ICcho dc Paris ays: A great hat He is going on be fore Mukden. The first nnd seven teenth corps are engaged against . . ir .11.-1. urith Ten. Kiirosi. uon. iuiiinin.i 1 he bulk of his troops toward Tiding. is movie;: To Succeed Von Plehve. St. Petersburg, Sept. 7. !i :'M p. ni. Bulletin. The Associated Prof s learns -m high authority that Prince Sviva tolpk Mlrsky has boon selected to wooeed tho late M. Von Plehve as Tiinlst.r of tho Intorlor. Tho prince I a military officer of ho rank of general. Formerly ho was governor of Ponra, and Kkatorl joav and occupied the poRt of chief of the Interior under the late M. Siplagnine. Ho Is 4s years of ago. ind considered n "''lo man. Ho haa not iMin Identified with hirh meas ures and bis appol.ilni.-nt Is hall'il as the inauguration of a mild re gime. Revolutionists Successful. nn.ios Ayrf. Sept. 7. The rvo-' !ulioniKt of 1'aracnay havo raptured. Vil'a Knurnsoeion. with in garrison nd their arm Tho portion of ov- ernrm nt of Paraguay is iK-c.ndng j .Lir HMlv and lt ultima'o mirrcn 1cr and ron'ij ! 'o d -fret In tn.-vitaUe. . D'd at Auati". AnMin Sept. 7 O. H. M'-'anhy. . ,i .......r ar.,,1 U ho n. and T' Th'. I'iaT. S W.. die! at Ani'ln, Nothing For te Public, fl.atlo'to. V '.. K'tit 7 lloiry and yarn Tfiar,ufaoinT t- ir- 11 tne :,'" f 'ho '"' """ Kefld'o IHtlf A in tla- ! ro of fowl in 'bo So.i'h. ''.! h' w" aid " t- n t'lav. a1''"i-tirit,t t in r;rn .' a t," w frt,,re 1'" h f"1' )f '.n to t '-oi-diT.r ; tha' -v-rl ! i'lfiK w'-ro t'll 'bo :ion wri 4- DOWN IN THEATRE OF WAR TOKIO GIVES OUT NO WORD AND ST. PETERS BURG ONLY STATES THAT KUROPAT KIN HAS PASSED DANGER POINT. AN ABSOLUTE NEWS SILENCE PREVAILS AND ALL ADVICES ARE PURELY CONJECTURAL The Russian Commander is at Mukden and it is Claimed Will Make a Stand There, While a Dispatch From That Place Says Flight Continues Northward. ' Associated Press Bulletin. There is no news from tho far east;nt known. either from Russian or tho Japanese sources. For the world watcnors 01 the great tragedy, tho curtain hns been dropped nnd nil Is conjecture. Not even an expression of opinion was hoard from tho Japanese sources but from St. Petersburg It is Indicated by tho authorities that tho critical stage of tho Russian retreat is past and that Kuropatkln is no longer In danger of losing any part of tho forces to tho pursuing Japanese. The. Rus sian commander has arrived, at Mukden and It is given out in St. Bo tersburg that tho bulk of his army is now near thero, while a dispatch from Mukden to tho Associated Press riled Tuesday, says that tho main Russian army 1H pushing northward, and oviiciiaiing mm iimcu. n 10 m- dicnted that tho Japanese aro still harrasslng tho Russian rear. Further than this, nothing Is known. An ub soluto news silence prevails. Tokio Furnishes No Details. Toklo, Sept. 7, 8 p. m. Tho gener al staff has not yet made public any details of tho battle of Llao Yang. Tho people aro still celebrating tho victory, but there Is considerable speculation over tho ofllclul silence regarding (Ion. Kurokl's movements since Sunday. It Is reported that the Japanese, notwithstanding tho ravages of fire, captured vast accumulations of Rus sian stores and ammunition ut Llao Yang. The report Hint Uetit. Terouehl, a son of Ueiit. Hen Teroiiehl, minister of war, was klll.jd in the fight beforo Uao Yang Is denied todatly. No Official Report. Tokio, Sept. 7. No official report of tho subsetjiient movements of Gen. Kuropatkln has been received but thJ Kiikumin says It learns on good au thority that . Kurokl, after landing tho heights near Helyeiigla! aoout IS milt's northeast of Uao Yang, occu pied a lino from Yleutal to tho mines by hot ursuit of the Russians Septem ber 4 and B. The Russians, who had hold to this coii cent rated twenty ...ii,'u .,..Hi. of!.:.,. Ynmr nnd are now retreating in the direction of Milk- Gen. Grant's forces pushed through den. the left wing of Gen. Bell. This put The pursuit was obstructed by lhn tm! nine force within two miles of high millet. The Russ bins destroyed.,.., , . ... their stores, but numbers of glins Thoroughfare Gap. the objective and quantities of ammunition and point. However, Gen. Bell had Smiths other supplies were raptured. brigade 011 the right and Barry's bri- Heavy Japanese Loss. Igade on the left of this breach In The Nichl Nichl says it thinks tho'blH line, nnd Col. Waggoner, chief Japanese casualties may exceed Hint ' umpire, draws no conclusion as to of the Russians, owing to the latter' what might happen, had not hostilities having occupied fortified positions In r,.llH(., un1,.r tn onicrs previously superior numbers. The mikado has . 1 . . . . - I,.... Issued by Gen. ( or bin to cease hos- congratti aled the force on their brill- J hj iant victory In the face of tremendous " ,n8t f'ho ,tlred dimeulllesy adding that the end of '"?! might be givon relief Tho .t- .u 1 .111 i t.n .ii.i,... 1 f,.in. the war is still In the distant nit tire 1 . . and exhort 11 g care and patience. Reverse Affected Securities. St. Petersburg, Sept. 7. Prices on tho bourse were still weaker today. Russian 4's droppi.ig another 1-4 lioint to 91 12. Attach at Vladivostok. Vladivostok. S.-pt. 7 Lieut. New ton M'Cully, the l ulled States naval attache, arrived here today Irom Mukden. , Russian Army Near Mukden, St. Pet or burg. S.-pt. 7. . 'Tho bulk .f tbo Ku-fian army nur Mnl-d. n. wh.-ro it now aid- ars !;.-n. KiiropatV.in ba b--n ainco M'rti. iday. Mm troopa. it i iiiid-ratKid. I w bilo not nt.-rinu th. city, are tal- in ! If I ar. d p.-!! m arotint .Mtik- 'd. n While 'h.ro l tin ar flc In .f'rtniati'in oti t Ii i i":tjt. tin- en.-tal taft l ! m- that .t !v a mull f reard i in tho n UMKi-b-iod of Y'H tal No fnr-b'-r fiirtiiine "f imirtaTi' i tH-.''1 noteh of V .tdn. Tho cti'i.al i-r i r.-ra'd'-d a. ikt and tbo ar:tint:'K'. ni'tii t ado tl i af- rti'xin that -h war fl'- wi'l n . 1'itir'T r v. out ti'i I,hI"-ti nn:f. Th.- r i-. tl v " a nut "i ui V.ufir i-'nilnii 11 '" ;"n.- " ''' V',--rt u-r i , ii "r dtti-d a '-o i ,.- r-- ' '--,rl b p, ''i''t! i' .t-i'-J-d btla I ICxactly when It will sail thonce II Russian 8taff Not Alarmed. St. Petersburg, Sept. 8, 2:10 a. m. Tho general staff is not dlspalylng great anxiety ovor tho alarmist re ports that Gen. Kuropatkln Is In ser ious danger of being cut off, but if they had any information from tho front Wednesday, they have not ro vealed it. Tho members also decline to say, even if they know, whether Oen. Kuropatkln proposes taking his army north of Mukden. An officer of tho general staff said to tho Associated Press Wodnosday night: I believe it Is safe to say that Gen. Kuropatkln's army Is now out of danger. Our advices here Mondny indicate lighting is of an insignificant character, and I do not bellevo tho tired Japanese troops are capable of Bcrloiisly threatening tho lino of retreat. The greatest difficul ty our army is now having to contend with is tho terrible roadd, resulting from tho rain of Monday and Tuosday. Our Information Is that the bulk of our baggage has already passed Muk den. This Is tho usual procvedure in the case of retreat. SOLDIERS PLAY AT REPORTS SOUND AS IF WIRE8 OF VIRGINIA AND CHE FOO ARE CROSSED. STRIFE Of BLUES AND BROWNS Grant's Forces Pushed ThrouoJi Tha Left Wing of General Bell and Knocked Out a Pillow Full of Feathers. Corps Headquarters, Gainesville, V'n Kent 7. Tin. flrut niniieliver '. . . . Problem closed at noon today when " "n ine pan ui ine niuo unco , t-i- iwhh made by Gen. Int with Price s , , . . ... -,.,u 111 iiiiji- 1 trnnini iiih, wi tnt; w ginia, the 1st Maine, 1st Alabama and 17th Infantry. T'herc had boon hover.- lighting on the line to whlcn (Jen. Bell had fallen back during the night. Tills line, the Ant loch road. was within two miles of the western limit of the maneuver zone and ox- tended five miles from the Carolina tho r.ono. While Con. Bell was falling back to the n.-w lino from the Carolina road which had been the scone of tho conflict, tho day Ix-forc, Gen. Grant iK-cupii-d tho hours In-twccn midnight and daylight in concentrating his furc.-s for an attack on the Brown left. Hp withdrew all his cavalry from tho noiithein portion of Ms line from tHltiti on th first day, and throw two full brleado and 1 mm to tbo point indicated. Hi artilb-ry 111 no well placed that onobstrytoil play 1t an boitr on th Brown loft waa bad. Tbo rffi-ct of this fire was take ii,to aocmnt by a d-rlair roti dirod l,y tho itmpiro on tho field -arly in tho baulo, wh.-n the Blo) forci- wa r-iMaiod to fall back, but wa iak.li iti'o a'-oourt la'rr and cr'-dit tin n aoo-riinaiy. to th t-f-fociivo fro ,f the P.iiie artillery. Strike's Return. cm.alia S r- 7 Two bondrM of tho j.a'l ne botiao trikT r.dornod to w.rrk t'iday a a r-iilt of lb al'ti im .o flnou-piaj of diwnitiDB itij tbi- urAe.