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VOLUME XXIII. MAYSVILLE, KYM THURSDAt, SEPTEMBER 1, 1904. NUMBER 241. ibf It rw LIAO YANG BATTLE Tho Second Day's Engagement Commenced at Dawn and Kaged Until Evening. REPEATED BAYONET ADVANCES. Japs Attempted to Occupy a Round Topped Hill Which Was Literally Shaved by Russian Shells. The Fight at Llao Yang Will Probably Rank Ao One of the Great San- nutnarv Battles In the His- I f k iory of tne World. .1 Liao Yang, Sept. 1. The second day's battle commenced at dawn Wed nesday. The Russians made repeated bayonet advances on the road directly south of Liao Yang, -where the Japan ese approached from Sanquaishlp and Tao, shelling the positions in the Rus sian lines until 4 in the afternoon, when the engagement, which was gen oral throughout the south and south cast, narrowed to the main line The Japanese advance on the southeast was by way of the Feng-Wang-Cheng road. Immediately In front of Chiaofantun the Japanese stubbornly attempted to occupy a round topped hill, which was literally shaved by the Russian shells, making repeated attempts the eiTtire day, where apparently it was impos sible for anything to live. The can nonading continued from this point to the vfclnity of Wangpaotnl until Wed nesday evening without apparent ad vantage to either side. The Japanese dropped shells within two or three miles of the railroad station and in the plain of Wentzhu mountain, which is the most lmportant'emtnence around Liao Yang, but the Japanese abandon ed aggression there on account of the resistance they met. There was can non fire Tuesday night and this Is ex pected nightly. . St. Petersburg, Sept. 1. With the knowledge that the Russian and Jap anese armies about Liao Yang are locked in a death struggle the tension in St. Petersburg Wednesday night was strained to the utmost. It is be lieved here that the fight can not stop short of the crushing defeat of one side or the other, AH reports bo. far are favorable to the Russians, though the suspension of all news for mapy hours has been exceedingly trying and has given rise to several rumors, somewhat temper ing the earlier enthusiasm. It is stated officially, however, that the report that the railway and the tele graph have been cut north of Liao Yang is fntrue. , It is thought here that, in view of the numbers -engaged, the desperate ness of the assaults and the length of the line, about seven miles, the losses in the two days' fighting can not fall short of 10,000 on each side. Both sides are straining every nerve, realiz ing that the fortunes of war for a whole year are in the scale, and 'nei ther side is in tho mood pr the posi tion to spare men in the effort to achieve a final victory. The battle of Lino Yang will proba bly rank as one of the great sanguan ary battles of history. It is estimated by the general staff that the Japanese armies engaged number 17 divisions of 15,000 men each, or, allowing for in efficients, about 240,000 men. Each di vision has 36 guns, and there are two independent artillery brigades of 100 guns each, making a total of about 800 guns. The estimates of Russian corre spondents range at from 600 to, 1,000 guns per Bide. In he preliminary fighting of, Mon day the Russians captured 2Q0 prison ers, who have already arriyed at Hart bin, and report persists that they cap tured over 40" Japanese guns Monday. Gen. Kuropatkin's effective forces arc variously estimated at from 170; 000 to 200,000 men. 'One of the surprising phases of the situation is the endurance of the men. They have been engaged desperately for two days after more or less severe fighting under unfavorable conditions every day since August 24. It would Beem that human endurance could not persist much longer without respite of some sort Deatlr of. Henry B. Coxe. Philadelphia, Sept. 1. Word was ro- coiyea nora Wednesday night by Chas. E. Coxe, of this city, that his father, Henry Brinton Coxe, a member of the well known firm of Coxe Bros. &' Co., coal operators, and died suddenly Wed nesday, at Brussels, Belgium; Russia Buys Two 8teamers. Copenhagen, Sept. 1. Russia has ' purchased two steamers, the Korea und tlje KItalic, belonging to tho Dan ish Russian East Asiatic Steamship Co., as auxiliary cruisers,. The-, Yes sols will be attached to the Baltic squadron. . - , ELEVENTH DISTRICT CASE. Every Inch of the Ground Is Being Gone Over. Irvine,-Ky., Sept. 1. The case of Godfrey Hunter and D. C. Edwards, candidates for congress in tho Elev snth congressional district, was called Wednesday morning by Judge Robert Riddel), of this place. There were present representing Mr. Edwards, W. H. Holt, of Louisville; W. L. Brown, of London, and John C. Eversole, of Booneville. Representing Mr. Hunter, were preset: M. H. Rhorer, Middles- boro; James D. Black, Barboursville; C. B. Hill, Winchester; O W. Gourley, Beattyvllle, and W. M. Ramsey. It was very apparent from the out set that there will be an Interesting trial, each side being ably represented and each watching with greatest care the actions of the other. The Hunter attorneys presented nu merous affidavits to the court, alleging fraud, fear of violence and intimida tion if they undertook to count the election returns in London. The Ed wards side presented claims of fraud ad other issues. Historic Tavern Razed. Shelby ville, Ky., Sept. 1. The Wayne building, on the corner of Main and Fifth streets, is being torn down to make room for a more modern and commodious structure. The old build ing is one of the most historic in Central Kentucky. It was erected more than 100 years ago. The Monroe Celebration. Frankfort, Ky., Sept. 1. Secretary of State H. V. McChesney and Edward Leigh, the governor's private secre tary, left Wednesday for Monroe, Mich., to attend the unveiling of the monument to the Kentucky soldiers who fell in the battle of the River Raiser fn 1813. Fell From a Second-Story Window. Lexington, Ky., Sept. 1. News was received here from St. Louis Wednes day, announcing the death of Robert F. Cassell, son of Mark Cassell, a prominent farmer of this county. He met his death by falling from a second story window in the house where he was rooming. Goebel Monument Commission. Lexingtori, Sept 1. The Goebel mon ument commission met here to review the work of SIgnor Morettl upon the clay model. Some unimportant changes were suggested. The commission ad journed until September 8, when the model will be ready fon final inspec tion. Penalty of Faithfulness. Madisonvllle, 'Sept. 1. After re maining at his post for three days and nights as flagman at the Illinois Cen tral bridgo in Dawson, John Winston- sank exhausted to the track he was watching, and while sleeping peaceful ly was cushed to death by a train. Penalty Fixed at Death. Owensboro, Ky., Sept. 1. Robert Mathley was Wednesday found guilty of the murder of Emma Watkins and the penalty was fixod at death by the jury. Mathley killed James Gregson and Emma Watkins at Owensboro, June 2C, without provocation. i I. i I. i i Baptists Convened at Buckeye. Lancaster, Ky., Sept. 1. The Tate's Creek Centennial Baptist association, composed of tho countieB of Garrard, Madison, Boyle, Lfncoln and Jessa mine, convened at Buckeye, this coun ty, for a three days' session. An im mense crowd is present. Sues For $10,000 Damages. Hopkinsville, Ky., Sept 1. Nellie D. Leavell has filed suit for $10,000 dam ages against the Western Kentucky asylum for the insane for injuries sus tained in the laundry department dur ing the preceding administration about a year ago. Aged Pioneer Dead. Covington, Ky., Sept. 1. John Smith, aged 91; said to be the oldest citizen of Ludlow, died at his home Wednesday afternpon. He was em ployed by tho Southern road for years. His son is Hugh Smith, city weigher of Ludlow. Joseph Rabbltt Is Dead. World's Fair Grounds, St. Louis, Sept. 1. Joseph Rabbltt, 41 years old, formerly of Louisville, is dead at the homo of his cousin, John S. Carroll, in St Louis. For 20 years ho was con nected with the St Louis water de partment, Two Dry Towns. Covington, Ky., Sopt. 1. Two. spe cial elections were hold in Kenton county Wednesday, one at Stephenson and the other At Davison's precinct. The fanners were out in force and in each precince .the full voto was cast To a. Higher Court. Williamsburg, Ky., Sopt. 1. Dan Gibson, aged CO, dropped dead from his seat in the. court houso Wednes day. Court was In sqssion and ho was waiting to bo.callqd as a witness. A SWEEPING ORDER All Butcher Workmen Through out the United States Re quested to Go on Strike. IT MAY CAUSE A MEAT FAMINE, The Order Affects in All About 2,000 Men in Chicago and Ten Independent Plants. The Other Cities Are:. Eastt. Louis, Omaha, St. LoUls, Kansas City, Sioux City, New York, Mil waukee and Syracuse. , Chicago, Sept. 1. Famine in meat is declared by the strikers to be the probable result of their new move in the strike against the packers. Or ders have been Issued for a general strike of all butcher workmen through out the country. They are expected to go out Thursday. The order will af fect in all about 2,000 men in Chicago, and ten Independent plants. The or der, if observed, will also affect Inde pendent plants of large capacity in the following cities: East St. Louis, Omaha, St. Louis, Kansas City, Sioux City, New York, Milwaukee, Syracuse and hundreds of small plants through out the country which employ from 10 to 20 men. All together, union offi cials assert, there will be 15,000 men to go out, and the meat supply will be seriously crippled, leaving as the only supply the output of the big pack ers by their non-union help. The pack ers say it Is Leader Donnelly's aim to create a meat famine, which, he thinks, would be forced. "Donnelly is undertaking the impossible," .jsaid a representative of one of the packers. "There is little chance of a meat fam ine. The independent packers, who, by their collusion with the unions, have profited much during the strike, will suffer the most" New York, Sept. 1. The members of the Amalgamated Association of Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen formerly employed here by the Schwarzschild & Sulzburger and the United Pressed Beef Cos., who expect ed that the negotiations in the west would lead to a peaceful settlement of the strike, were Wednesday deject ed over the news from Chicago that orders for a general strike of the butchers throughout the country has been issued. The packers here say that they have filled the places of the strikers and are killing and making deliveries as usual under police protection. The strikers say that the boycott is hurt ing the packers and that the bulk of the men who quit work at the abat toirs of the two companies are employ ed in the slaughter houses of Independ ent firms. Boston, Sept. 1. No order regarding a general strike of all butcher work men in the country has yet been re ceived from the headquarters in Chi cago of the international union by the officers of the Boston local union of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen. The officers of the local union do not think the strike will effect Boston. RETAIL DRUGGISTS. Twenty-Five Hundred Declared Guilty of Contempt of Court. Chicago, Sept. 1. Twenty-five hun dred retail druggists in the United States were declared gulKy of con tempt of court by Judge Dunne, of tho circuit court, Wednesday, and the National Association of Retail Drug gists, of. "which they are members, was fined $2,000, while Thomas V. Wooten, secrotary of the organization, was fined $500. The cases against five whole- sale druggists of Chicago, also charged with contempt, were continued until the fall term of court, when it will be necessary for them to take additional proof into court to purge them of the contempt charges. The injunction under which tho druggists' association was fined was secured by Isaac Piatt, a retail drug gist of Chicago, in November, 1902, and restrained them from Interfering In any manner with the securing of supplies by TJatt, who had incurred tne association's djmpleasune, It was charged, because be would not Join it. Strike Breakers and Policemen Hurt. East St Louis, III., Sept 1, Twenty strike l breakers and two policemen were more or less seriously Injured in a riot inivftilch about 400 strike sym pathizers wore engaged. The sfeiko breakers are employed in the Swift &i Armour plants. Big Fire In Juarez, Mex. El Paso, Tex., Sent 1. -The, city of Juarez, Mex., across .tho rivor'from El Paso, is threatened with, destruc tion by Are. PRINCES8' FLIGHT. Daughtor of the King of the Belgians Vanished From Bad Elstar. Berlin, Sept. 1. Princess Louise of Coburg, daughter of the king of the Belgians, whose relations with Kegle vich Mattasitch, the former lieuten nnt of the Austrian army, caused a great scandal in European royal cir cles, seven years ago, and who has Blnce been kept under the closest re straint, has vanished from Bal Elstar, where she has been taking the cure. It Is presumed that the princess is in the company of Mattasitch and is seek ing to gain an asylum where she will be safe from recapture. The escape of the princess was ac complished In a mysterious and roman tic manner. Ladders and a swift au tomobile were brought into play to ef fect her release from the hotel, where she has been immured almost as a prisoner, and to convey her to some refuge regarding the location nothing 1$ known. POWDER LETS GO. One Man Instantly Killed and Three Seriously Injured. Punxsutawney, Pa., Sept. 1'. Eight hundred kpgs of powder exploded Wed nesday in the press room of the Laflin & Rand powder works, two miles east of hero, instantly killing one man, seriously Injuring three others, and causing costly destruction of property. Tho press room, which was about 40 feet square, was totally destroyed. Leonard Bair was in the building at the time of the explosion. When his body was recovered among the ruins after the accident it was found that a part of his head had been literally blown away. THE SLOCUM DISASTER. Report of the Committee For the Re lief of Survivors. New York, Sept. 1. The report of tho committee for relief of survivors of the General Slocum disaster shows that 958 bodies have been recovered and that $109,543 wascollected and expended. Of 990 families who lost ono or more members by the disaster, 437 received aid and provision was made for the permanent care of many of these. Twenty thousand dollars has been put aside for this purpose. One hundred and twenty men lost their en tire families in the disaster and In 12 families 27 children were left orphans. HEAD.ON COLLISION. Nine Persons Were Killed and 23 Oth ers Injured In Canada. Montreal, Sept. 1. Nine persons were killed and 23 others Injured in a head-on collision on the Grand Trunk railway near Richmond, Que., Wednes day. The trainB involved were a spe cial excursion from Montreal bound for Sherbrook and passenger train No. 5, running between Island Pond, Vt., and Montreal. The collision, it is claimed, was due to neglect of orders on the part of the train crew of the excursion trnin, which left Richmond without awaiting the arrival of the passenger train. DRANK CARBOLIC ACID. Woman Attempted Suicide In the In dianapolis Railway Station. Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. I. A wom an believed to be Mrs. John Collett Prltz, of 416 Ferrine street, Dayton, O., attempted suicide in the Union 'rail road station Wednesday night by drinking carbolic acid. She was ta ken to the city hospital In a critical condition. A railroad ticket to Chi cago 'was found among her effects. Will Take a Course In Pedagogy. BJoomington, 111., Sept. 1. Six Fili pinos will enter the State Normal uni versity next WPPk in fnkfl n pnnrRo tn Pedagogy, preparatory to returning to tie Philippine Islands as teachers, The government pays their expenses. Attempted to Kill Herself. St Louis, Sept. 1. Mrs. Julius Leh mann, wife of the former member of the house of delegates who is serving a term of imprisonment for boodling, Wednesday attempted to Jump from a window of her houso and kill herself. Big Plant Destroyed. Baltlmor.e Sept. 1. The large pack ing plant of Street & Cockran in this city was totally destroyed by fire, the loss being estimated at $12C,000. The buildings, a large stock of moat and 180 live hogs were entirely consumed. Five Hurt in Elevator Accident. Pittsburg, Sept. 1.-Five persons were seriously injured Wednesday aft ornoon by tho fall of an elevator in the Park building, Fifth nyenue. Tho cable broke and the car fell from tho 13th floor to the ground. Old Notion. The blue glass cure lsused In -Italy lor neuralida. AMERICANS WON. Track and Field Events of the World's Pair Revival of Olympic Games. ROSE SMASHED WORLD'S-RECQRD, After Three Trials the Cliicajroan Put the Sixteen-Pound Shot 4U Feet ami 7 Indies. ' H . L. Hillman, of New York, Ran the 400 Metre Hurdle In 32.5 Seconds r-Frank Wallo, of Milwau kee, Finished Second. i .St. Louis, Sept. 1. Again have the athletes competing in the track and field events of the Louisiana purchase exposition revival of the Olympic games demonstrated that they are tho peers of any previous aggregation of international character. Wednesday, the third of the 1904 Olympic, one world record fell beforo the prowess of an American, three Olympic records were broken, the lau rels going to two Americans and a Greek; and one Olympic and world's record was broken, but owing to an unfortunate accident, the time will not be allowed in the latter as the official record. As an indication of what the day was to bring forth, H. L. Hillman, of the New Yorjc Athletic club, ran the 400 metre hurdle in 32.5 seconds, un der the Olympic and world's records. Hillman was forced the entire dis tance by Frank Waller, of the Milwau kee Athletic club, who finished sec ond, and in the excitement of the race Hillman failed to clear the last hurdle clearly and the barrier fell to tho ground, disqualifying his record, but not affecting the result of the race. The 200 metre run again brought out a field of record breakers. Archie Hahn, of the Milwaukee A. C, won the first heat In the record time of 22 1-5 seconds. He fought the distance witluW. J. Cartmell, of Louisville, Ky., and only won by inches. The second heat was a trifle slower, but Hogenson was not pushed. In the final (the distance by Ameri can measurement of the 200 metre be ing 218.73 yards) resulted In the low ering of the Olympic record by three fifths of a second. Hahn won the event, but secured an advantage at the start of two yards over his three com petitors, the latter having made a false start and receiving penalties. Perlkles Kakousls, of Athens, Greece, had everything his own way in lifting the barbell. The other entries were two men from the Milwaukee A. C. and ono fiom St. Louis. Kakousls won the event by lifting a weight of 18G pounds. He did this with apparently so, little dicculty that Qtto C. Osthoffl of the Milwaukee A. C. withdrew after hav ing lifted an equal weight after sev- eral attempts. Kakousls then went after the Olym pic record. He first lifted 200 pounds, and then had the weights adjusted at 210 pounds, four (.ounces more than the record made by the Danish ath lete, V. Jensen, of the Copenhagen A. C, at the Athens Olympic in 189G. His first attempt was successful. Ralph W. Rose, of the Chicago Ath letic association, played ducks and drakes with the Olympic and world's record Jn the 16-pound shot put. His first essay bulled the Olympic record and came within two inches of the world's record. He tried twice more before he succeeded In smashing the latter with a put of 48 feet 7 Inches. The former Olympic record was 4G feet 3 Inches, made by R. Sheldon, of the New York A. C. at Paris in tho 1900 revival of the Olympic games, and the former world's record was 4S feet 2 Inches. Tho standing high jump. Ray C. Eury, of the New York A. C. first, 4 feet 11 Inches; Joseph F. Stadler, of Cleveland, O., second, 4 feet 10 inches; Lawson Robertson, G. N. Y. I. A. A., Nev York, third, 4 feet 10 inchos; John A. Biller, N. T. V., Newark, N. J., fourth, 4 feet 9 inches. Forest Fires Are Spreading. Missoula, Mont, Sept. 1. Forest fires at tho head of the Bitter Root valley are spreading. Prospectors and' campers have been forced to leave and in several Instances camps and cablntf have been destroyed. Robbers Overlooked $13,000. Cheyenno, Wyo., Sept 1. Tho Ore- gon express was hold up at-Kemmererf Wyo., Wednesday morning by, fouV men, who stole a packago containing $900. A packago containing $13000? was not disturbed. Struck Natural Gas. Huntsville, Ala., Sopt 1. The New York-Alabama Oil Co. hns struck nat ural gasat Hazel Green, 10 miles north, of. this city. Other wells -will be sunk for potroleum. The company will pipe1 gas to Hunts vllle.- j