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N r f X ' THE ET ULLETIN VOLUME XXIII. MAYSVILLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1904. NUMBER 84. TENING v, !i .- k'v VA THE SGENEOF WAR Wires From There Have Been Practically Silent For the Past 24 Hours. USE OF TELEGRAPH DISCONTINUED This Silence it is Thought Indicates That Japan's Great Attack on . i Port Arthur is On. Japanese Transports Carrying Troops Continue to Arrive at Chomulpo at the Rate of One a Day Pro ; visions Being Landed. London, March 2. No confirmation .of tho renorf nnhllnhari fiinoiiaii in thn & Daily Telegraph that the Japanese had bombarded Port Arthur Febraury 29 has been received from any point The (wires from the scene of war have been practically silent for the past 24 hours t " and In some quarters this silence is k &u3posod to indicate that Japan's 'erm. attack on Port Arthur is actu jally in progress an'd that consequent ly the use of the wires has" been dis continued. In a dispatch from Shanghai a cor-" respondent of the Dally Telegraph re ports that the Japanese military au ; ( thorltles object to the installation of -.' T'a- ' wireless telegraphy apparatus on 7A, newspaper dispatch boats. ,. V The correspondent of the Dally Mall . r. at Che Foo, who has just returned : -.there from Chemulpo, Cbroa, cables that Japanese transports carrying troops contlnuo to arrive at Chemulpo :!" at the rate of one a day. while nro- vlsions are being landed near Hwang- Ju (94 miles northwest of Chemulpo! at the head of the Tal-Dong river;, where a large force of Japanese Infant ry has concentrated. "A serious defect has been disclos ed," the correspondent continues, "It i. is feared that most of the Japanese ' horses are unserviceable. "The Japanese squadron at Chemul po has been strengthened. A fleet of,' 12 battleships and cruisers has been' "J!1 stationed permanently in Prince Je rome gulf between Chebldo island and the, anchorage. "Yesterday I saw a cruiser of .the. Nlltaka typo beached at the entrance. of Nam-Yang creek. She was deserted 'except for a Japanese guard. "The Coreans are hostile to the Jap anese and they are assisting the Rus sians In Northern Corea." 'Yin Kow, March 2. Llao Mang, iManchurla, is now essentially a mili tary city. An area comprising three &J .and a third square miles adjoining the railroad has been enclosed for a military camp and magazine purposes There Is also a military camp at Hal !Cheng, Manchuria (32 miles from New Ohwang), which, with its defenses, .covers 1,000 acres. 1 St Petersburg, March 2. A Rus sian correspondent at Shanghai tele 'graphs that It is reported at Tien-Tsln ' ,that 4,000 additional 'Chinese soldiers ihave been posted In Northern China and that the Chinese government has irecently placed large orders for guns land ammunition. ON COREAN SOIL. The 'Japanese Have Landed at Least 8C,000 Troops. Victoria, B. C, March 2. The royal mail steamer Empress of India ar rived Tuesday night"from Japan. Tho( most interesting portion of her news' t from the Orient was that Japan was ' shipping vast numbers of troops by night across to Corea, No troops moved by day and no man knew when ho would be called ,away. Officers were missed from tho club and men from their accustomed haunts and tho explanation was. that they were sum moned during the night and shipped aboard .transports and destined for Co rea. It is said by passengers who have been observing that Japan had at least 80,000 troops landed on tho Co reari shore when the Empress of India sailed and they wero going' over at night, many thousands at a time. It is understood that the dispatch of jtroops Is to continue until 200,000 men are at the disposal of the Japanese generals at the front AMERICAN VE68ELS. Bill Passed Requiring Their Use Transporting Supplies. In Washington, March 2. Senates The senato Tuesday passed the bill requir ing the use of American vessels in transporting government supplies and took up tho bill prohibiting tho use of other than American vessels in. ship ping merchandise to tho Philippines and rollevlng tho lntor-lsland trado of tho Philippines from tho exactions of tho coastwlso lawa of tho United States. Tho first mentioned require ment of tho latter bill is already in .force, in effect but this 'm0a3u.ro en- acts It In different form. The bill now pending as introduced provldos that it shall go into effect July 1 next Mr. Lodge, in charge of the measure, in dicated a willingness to postpone the time for a year. The senate adjourn ed, however, without acting on either the bill or the amendment. House-7-Tho houso concluded gen eral debate on the District of Colum bia appropriation bill. A variety- of subjects other than the bill were dis cussed. Mr. Sheppard (Tex.) spoke against the tariff; Mr. Adams (Pa.) in favor of restriction of immigration; Mr. Powers (Mass.) urged beautifying the national capital and expressed the opinion that there would bo disarma ment by the nations of the world dur ing the century. Mr. Williamson (Ore.) made his first speech In the house. He urged an appropriation for the Lewis and Clarke centennial ex position. Mr. McDermott (N. J.) made an anti-trust speech and assert ed that the price of raw BUgar had de creased since the passage of the Cu ,ban reciprocity bill without a decrease in tho price paid by the consumer. Mr. Miers (Ind.) discussed ship sub sidy. Relief for the southern tobacco raisers was advocated by Messrs. Hop kins (Ky.) and Flood (Va.) through the repeal of the -six cent per pound tax on stemmed, and twisted tobacco. MAKING WAR ON AMERICANS. Wants' United States to Assume Pro- tectorate Over San Domingo. New York, March 2. Gen. Francisco Leonto Vasquez, formally Dominican consul here, and a brother of former President Horacio Vasquez, of San Domingo, asserts that he has docu mentary proof that the Jlmlnez revolu tionists are deliberately making war upon Americans in the island In order that the United States government may be moved to Interfere and assume a protectorate over tho country. Gen. Vasquez, who has just returned from San Domingo, asserts that this policy of the revolutionists explains the killing of the machinist, Johnstone, of the United States gunboat Yankee, and the firing on the Clyde line steam er New York by the revolutionists. COURTS ABORIGINAL ATTIRE. .' .- ' Luck of WcfirliiK Appnrel Held r NtMV' Torkcr to lie ItcKj.mnllle for Health mid I.onuevit y. The most eccentric character In all tho vicinity of Clyde, N. Y., is Floyd Sick mond, or "Curly," as he Is called, a ro bust man of past GO years, whose boast is that he has not seen a sick day "in well-nigh onto GO years." The year 'round he travels aboutin his shirt sleeves and without a hat. For many years he also went barefooted, but of late, on account of advancing age, he has .taken to wearing shoes during extreme ly cold weather. "Curly" is an employe of the Clyde hotel, and in zero weather, while others are wrapped in fur3, he may be seen driving through the streets without gloves, hat, of coat, apparently unmind ful of the cold. He asserts that his modo of Hying Is conducive to health and longevity. He comes of a frail family,' but thwarted fate, he declares, by adopt ing a mode, of dress as nearly aboriginal as the law would allow. Death of Joseph Rhlnock, Sr. Covington, Ky., March 2. Joseph Rhlnock, father of ex-Mayor Rhlnock, passed away peacefully Tuesday morn ing at tho St. Elizabeth hospital, aged 92 years. Mr. Rhlnock came to Amer ica when 15 years old,' locating in Ow en county. Coinage at the United States Mints. Washington, March 2. The state ment of tho coinage executed at the mints of tho United States during Feb ruary shows a total of 13,928,510 pieces. The gold coined amounted to $35,G03,600; silver, $1,475,000; minor coins, $22,350. Attacked the Amerfdan Consulate. New York, March 2. A dispatch from Santo Domingo reports that the Insurgents, who are operating In tho vicinity of Azua, havo attacked tho American consulate there. They arc levying upon foreign merchants and business is paralyzed. Returning to Vladivostok. Vladivostok, March 2. Certain Rus sian newspaper correspondents and residents of Vladivostok, who left here a snort wnlle ago, navo returned. They found tho conditions of living at NIkolsk and Harbin to bo less favor able. Offered Its Services. Washington, March 2. Miss Clara Barton, president of the American Red Cross society, called at tho Russian embassy Tuesday and offered the'serv Ices of tho society to tho Russian gov ernment Sailed For the Philippines. San Francisco, March 2. Tho Unit ed States army transport Shermnn sailed Tuesday for tho Philippines via Honolulu. She carried the 12th in fantry, commanded by Col. J. W. Bubb, 400 infantry and 100 cavalry recruits. DOUBLETRAGEDIES Prisoner in the Jail at St. Clairs- ville, 0., Shot and Killed Another Prisoner. LATER WAS KILLED BY THE JAILOR At Elkin, TV. Va., Louis Tourevllle Killed tho Infant of John Meyer in Its Mother's Arms. -He Held Officers at Bay Until His Am munition Was Nearly Exhausted and Then Blew Out His Brains With a Shotgun. St. Clairvllle, O., March 2. Facing tho certainty of his third torm in state prison, Scott Neal, of Martins Ferry, charged with attempting to kill his wife, tried to shoot his way to liberty Tuesday night and was responsible for a bloody tragedy in tho St. Clairvllle Jail corridor. Neal had, secured pos session of a revolver, and told James Sutton, a Bellairo prisoner awaiting trial for two 'mysterious murders, of his intention. Sutton dropped a note from tho window warning tho Jailer. Clyde Bulger, tho jailer,, entered the corridor to lock up the prisoners for the night and was accompanied by Sheriff Majors and two deputies. Neal realized that ho had been betrayed and shot Sutton through the temple, killing him Instantly. He then pointed his revolver at the Jailer, demanding that he unlock tho doors. Bulger grappled with him and with Neal's gun resting against his temple, whip ped out his own revolver and shot Neal through the heart Elkins, W. Va., March 2. Jealousy and whisky were the causes of a dou ble tragedy here Tuesday. Louis Tourevllle, who resides within the city limits, is dead, as Is also tho infant child of John Meyer, and Mrs. Toure vllle and Mrs. Meyer are seriously in jured. About 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon Tourevllle went to his home and be gan berating his wife and threatening to shoot her. She took refuge on the roof of the house, but being discovered by Tourevllle, the woman jumped to the ground and started for the woods, Tourevllle shooting at her as she ran. When opposite the home of John Mey er, Tourevllle encountered Mrs. Meyer with her Infant child In her arms. His anger then turned to her and, accusing her of his trouble, he raised the pistol and fired. The ball struck tho child In the neck, ploughed clear through It and wounded Its mother In the cheek. Officers Simons and Kochenderfer Im mediately started to place Tourevllle under arrest, but he held thom at bay until his ammunition was exhausted, when he fled Into his own home and blew his brains out with a shotgun. At this time Mrs. Tourevllle Is still In the woods and the extent of her injur ies can not be learned. Mrs. Meyer's Injuries will not necessarily prove fa tal, although she has suffered severely from the Bhock. MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. They Attempted Suicide at the Same Hour and By the Same Method. Kalamazoo, Mich., March 2. Mrs. Edith Chapman and her daughter, Miss Cora Bessey, residing in different parts of this city, attempted suicide at the same hour and with the same kind of poison Tuesday night The time selected by tho mother and daughter to die was 12 o'clock. Certain trou bles of tho daughter, It Is supposed, preyed on tho mother's mind and they decided to die at tho same time. The girl's marriage three years ago proved to bo an unhappy one. Before her marriage she was a vaudeville actress of some reputation. Tho attending physicians say recovery Is probable In both cases. Operation on Harper. Chicago, March 2. President W. R. Harper, of tho University of Chicago, was operated on for appendicitis at the Presbyterian hospital Tuesday morn ing. Dr. Harper withstood tho shock very well and. Is resting easily. Drank Lemon Extract. Fort Smith, Ark., March 2, A spe cial from Stlllwell, I. T., says: Flvo young men of this city aro dead and others are critically ill as the result of drinking lemon extract in largo quantities for a stimulant Can't Recover Money Lost on Margins. St Louis; March 2. The St Louis circuit court of appeals handed down a decision Tuesday to tho effect that a person who loses money In a bucket shop transaction on, margins can not recover. Tollurlde," Col., March 2.-Firteen 61 the striking miners arrested Mondny for vagrancy and given until 2 o'clock Tuesday to leave tho city, go towork or to jail, will bo put to work, on tho streets and. roads. DOINGS IN THE LEGISLATURE. Resolution to Investigate Expediturcs of Commissioner of Agriculture. Frankfort, March 2. Senate In tho senate Tuesday Senator Cammack of fered a resolution stating that the re port of tho state commissioner of agri culture showed there had been a reck less expenditure of the money set apart for that office in the years 1902 and 1903, and providing for a commit tee to Investigate the expenditures. Tho resolution was unanimously adopt ed. Bills passed: The house bill car rying out the provisions of the amend ment to the constitution voted last fall as to license taxation in first-class cities; the houso bill regulating the sale of fertilizers; the house bill to correct an error In the statute relating to licenses to hotels that operate bath rooms. Senator Spence Introduced a bill providing for a pension fund for crippled, disabled or retired policemen in second-class cities. House The house passed the sen ate bill appropriating $3,000 annually for additional clerical assistance in the auditor's office. The Joint session of the senate and house convened at noon, and the following was tho vote In the state librarian's race: Miss Pauline H. Hardin (dem.), 101; Miss Pearl Hindman (rep.), 20. For prison commissioner, Geo. V. Green (dem.), 98; Henry S. Howes (rep.), 23. Sena tors Burham and Shadoan, republic ans, voted for Miss Hardin on tho ground of personal friendship. SHINERS AND REVENUE MEN. Unconfirmed Rumor That a Raged Between Them. Battle Owingsville, Ky., March 2. An un confirmed rumor reached here Tues day night that a battle was waged Tuesday in the mountains of Knott county between moonshiners and rev enue men. According to the rumor William and John Haddix, moonshin ers, were killed, and Jack Combs, moonshiner, was fatally wounded. Tho moonshiners were said to be working In a cave when surprised by the revo inue men and resisted arrest One .deputy marshal was reported killed. ;The report has not yet been definitely confirmed. GUY M. DEANE LOCATED. The Missing Man Is In Waco, Tex., In Good Health. Waco, Tex., March 2. Guy M. Deane, of Owensboro, Ky., Is here In good health, visiting relatives. Mr. Deane politely declined to talk to re porters Tuesday night, as it was lato 'before they located him. His absence has caused uneasiness to those of his friends who did not know he Intended visiting Texas, lmtj explanations wholly satisfactory -are said to have been sent by wire and mall. Juror King Acquitted. PvntJifnnn Kv Mni-oli 9.. Afior ho. im- nnf c minute tho inrv in ti.nl case of ex-Sheriff Jap King, juror In I the Jett-White feud trial, who was ac cused of perjury, returned a verdict of not guilty. It was charged that King prior to the trial had expressed opinions in tho case and that when examined for the jury he swore other-' wise. Engineer Killed, Two Others Hurt. Princeton, Ky., Marcli 2. North bound Illinois Central passenger train No, 104 was wrecked in the yards Tuesday morning. George Tngg, en cineer. of Louisville, was killed: Fireman Jack Jones, of&Louisvllle, ' intended to supersede any other me escaped with bones broken "and crush- morial In stone or bronze that may he ed; Conductor McKinney received fa- erected to Senator Hanna's memory, tal injuries. The Legislators Dined. Frankfort, Ky., March 2. The citi zens' of Frankfort, as a token pf their appreciation of the state pride of the present legislature, which prompted it to provide the funds for a new and modern state house, gave the legisla ture a dinner at the Capital hotel Tuesday night. E. D. Thompson Rearrested. Paducah, Ky., March 2. Released February 2, E. D. Thompson was rear rested in Marshall county and lodged In jail hero on the char go of passing .'counterfeit $20 bills, an lssuo on tho (First national bank at Mayfleld. New evidence has been found against him. Shot His Wife Then Himself. Richmond, Ky., March 2. William Turner, a farmer, who lives In Need more, a settlement In tho southern part of this county, shot and fatally wounded his wife Tuesday and turned tho weapon on himself. Ills wife la not expected to live. H's Case Has Been Appealed. Paducah, Ky., March 2.- Being threatened with lynching Lawrenco D. Willis, under sentence for tho mur der of his undo, Lieut Johnson, was brought hero and lodged in tho county Jail for safo keeping. His caso has beeri appealed. COULD NOT AGREE. Operators and Miners Failed to Oome to Terms on tho Wage Scale. MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE It Will Hold Its First Session Wednes day, When Consideration of a Scale Will Bo Continued. It Is Likely the Greatest Strike, In Many- Ways, In the History of Organized Labor Will Begin On April 1. Indianapolis, Ind., March 2. -What amounts practically to good-bys be tween the operators and the miners of tho central competltlvo district, comprising tho states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Western Pennsylvania, wore spoken just before noon Tues day. If prophets can foretell anything, the greatest strike, In many ways. In tho history of organized labor will be gin on April 1. Tho end probably means a strike. Tho only loophole Is a compromise, which tho operators might agreo to, of a seven or eight cent reduction. President Mitchell, on tho other hand, declared that ho will stand for tho present scale being maintained. Arguments for and against tho de mands of tho miners and operators were made after recess, W. S. Bogle, of Indiana, making tho closing address for tho operators. Tho question was then called on the adoption of Mr. Rob bins' resolution for a reduction of 15 per cent, in wages. While the vote was being token Mr. Robblna moved that the matter be referred to tho acale committee, together with the entire question of fixing a scale and that the scale committee be not Instructed ex cept that It take Into consideration in trying to fix a scale present condi tions as they oxist President Mitch ell explained to the miners that he did not think It made any difference whothor the Instruction clause carried or not. The motion prevailed and the convention adjourned till Thursday morning at 9 o'clock. The scale com--mlttee will hold its first session Wed nesday when consideration of a scale will be continued. Frank L. Robbins, leader of tho op erators, said Tuesday night: "It looks like a strike to me, but no one can tell tho result" President John Mitchell refused to express himself on the situation 'out side the convention. IN MEMORY OF HANNA. Memorial Association Incorporated By Cleveland' Citizens. Cleveland, O.. March 2. The Marcus A- Hanna Memorial association was in corpornted Tuesday at Columbus by several prominent citizens of Cleve land. Tho purpose of tho association Is to establish a chair of political sci ence at Western Reserve university in m,cmory of th late Senator Hanna The incorporators will meet in a few days and choose a" board of trustees? open an office in Cleveland and begin work for the collection cf sufficient funds to endow the proposed chain The movement was instituted by Rpv. J. S. Rutledge and found immediate favor. The present" movement is not out is supplementary to sucn a pro ceeding. No statement has been made as to the amount of money necessary for the proposed chair. TO INCREASE SALARIES. President, Cabinet and Others Affected By a Bill Introduced. Washington, March 2. Senator Gal linger Tuesday Introduced a bill in creasing tho salaries of the executive officers of the government and also of senators and members of the house of representatives. Tho bill, which pro vides the new salaries, Bhall take ef fect March 4, 1005. Tho bill fixes the following scale: President, $75,000; vice president $15,000; speaker of tha house of representatives, $12,000; mombers of the cabinet, $15,000 each; senators and members of tho house, $8,000 each. Rushing Their Orders to the U. 8. Mexico City, March 2. Local deal ers in structural iron and stool of all kinds aro affected by tho now tariff and aro sending rush ordors to tho United States. Manufacturers with largo contracts on hand will bo affect ed considerably. Now York, March 2. Russel Sage received a telegram Tuesday announc ing tho death of his sister, Mrs. Sam uel Ohapln, of Oneida, N. Y., at tho age of 95.