OCR Interpretation


The Seattle star. (Seattle, Wash.) 1899-1947, March 16, 1904, Night Edition, Image 1

Image and text provided by Washington State Library; Olympia, WA

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/1904-03-16/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

The Sta^r Is Only One Cent Everywhere
ONE CENT
Tonight— cloudy, v»Uh «how«ra n*mr oeait.
Thursday—Bhow«p»i light to fr««h »outh»«|t
NIGHT EZDITIOIN
VIVID STORY OF THE BATTLE OF CHEMULPO
TOLD BY BISHOP MOORE, AN EYE-WITNESS
He Saw the Russian Crusiers Plunge
into the Jaws of Death, and Tells of
the Harrowing Scene Which Followed
(By oVrlpna N. •• A»«
CINCINNATI. O. Man-h It.—On* of the tn««t graphic arocunts >.(
r».-«-lv t «t In thta countr* of the terrific naval rniaomtnt >l Chemulpo
on February ft. ha* h»*r. received by th* I'oat In a I. u.r fr.in lU>h»p
Jl.H.rt-, MM •■' th» trading iir fc mi«ri. ■ of ths Mrlhmttat church, who waa
•11 e)# witness of th* battle on that fateful morning,
Mr H.
A. I. (I (Shanghai, on the morning of K. lru*ry 1 on I rtusalan
Unrr. whlrh anchored near the Ki'iUn rrut»er* Varta« and h'>rlt#* in
the harbor of Chemulpo early on the morning «-f th* »th
At that hour tht-rr *.i» Ml a Japanese ah>i> In sight <>:■ no on* aboard
cur ahlp had the »!lghl»-*t suspicion that any of th* Ja|wM>r** warship*
»• rv In the lull*
A Uttlt after dawn th* next day a thin ha* • t naok* wu •*•!■ far
to the westward, which crew Urgrr and Ur«»r and th* »unt »•» xmn
t&ii*r<l around that MM ni.m> •aa ai>i'r»*. MM an »II Ml
Walt. Ml nr-r? aM» to dlatlnaulah twtlv* MMMMM »ai«hii» hradlna toward
th« harbor und«r full »tram. They came Into the harbor and anchored
and l«a truopa w«r« lmoila-4. and all rrulsrrs »nd a number <f torpedo
boats withdr.nr M a dl*tanc* of abuut right mum, th«r» they formed a
MM of battlr clear acroaa'th* cbanneL Th.ir |>Un was evidently first
to slop all avrnura of r«'a|w and then bear duwa Ml the Vartac and
Korlus and crush ihcni In the trap they had laJd,
Meanwhtle. we learned that the Jap«nca« consul had notified all Itus
sUns to lr*k<- the harbor, and the warvhlpa ««t«- rtriji».> for action.
At noon thry called out Id give tattl*. and w« all thought (hat In flf•
tren minutes th* ua«iual cumbat wuuid b* over, and we felt sorry for th*
brave < f r;. m and crews of the -Mian *arthti-«, who w«r* thus coles;
want<uily Into tho Jaw* of death. , *
Kor thirty, forty, yea, for over fifty minutes che earth and »<••* tremble.]
umtrr the awful thunder of th* MIMI as th<-> behrhea forth their death
dealing mi»«!!«■». The ttuaatan ships mad* a desperat* effort to break
through th« tin* of Japan*** crui»»r» and r* air. and for a time they
wm In the y<r> M6i of th* enemy and subjected to a raking crosa
flr* from both atiWa. >
Boeing? escape was In vain, and Morning surrender, (he »Mr» vwunc
round and steamed back Into the harbor, with fine* flvlng
• Bur* of thetr i>rr». th* Japanese fleet resumed Its atatkm In the road*
■ lead, completely blocking th* only channel uf (ha harbor.
»i saw tram wber* we war* at anchor Ih* r«ur>fuoa*Wd Vartag •■»!
--deotly badly wounded, ami Itstlna heavily to i-rt. Tl Kortts* ereaed at
that Urn* entirely uninjured. We ruwed out th a . boat, and a* Ml ■#»
{>roaehed th* Korlt»«, «• «ou!4 *c* no »cars oa btr. although, tb* sailors
were painting her broadside*, a* It to conceal then. W« saw on* officer
-en deck. with Ma head swathed In Uandaa"*a< and asked him how ib» ship
had fared, if* replied that there, was no ckaac* of saving tb* ship* anil
that they would probably be blown up.
Then we apprtwebrd th* Viri>| atvil such a ar»r>» of confusion and dis*
order I have never wlincased. Ht>e was evidently sinking at that moment,
and th* offlc#r» wrrr ualug *very effort ta ••(• th* woandtd for* th*
ship went down. . "■...'•(
I bad se*n iho cruiser Varlag J i»t after ah* was completed at th* ship*
yards. Then ah* was neat. Ulna and beautiful—as splendid a fighting ma*
thin* as I had ever seen, and what a contrast to th* rMilled old buik
1 cow gas«d at. slowly dipping her t>atl*r*d prow Into th- wav«e MM was
mortally wouaded asthl'hlps, with a bug* rent In her upper works. Two
of her funnels MN riddled MM selves, and her t.rUlge was a hum of
twisted and shattered iron, and gaping holes yawned her* and tb*re la
her protected belt. „ . *^Sll
•, A He-utenant, who had stood on the bridge watching th* action, » bad
been torn to pieces and his right arm was found still holding tb* signal
flag. H.a!a from othrr smaller warships In th* harbor began to remove
the wounded. Over a hundred of them wer* found man dead than alive,
MM of them d> li « in tb* Ufa boats. Th«r* was pathetic teodrmeaa In
th* veneration wtth which men aboard th* Vartag banded down th*
csar*s portrait, when It was known that th* ship was doomed.
The Ufa boau from tba t'nltrd Btatr* cruU«-r Vlckaburg were amor.g
th« first to reach the aid* of the belpleaa thlp. With ua. In our boat, waa
th« first off I. of the atraner Sungarl. on which wa bad com* Ha told
ua that all waa lost and toon afterward w« could a«« men hurrying be
low aa If to aruttl« the ship. We turned back toward th« Kortu*. and w«
aaw ber offlcera and crew haat*nlng to leave h«r, When wa wer* with
in a few yard* oX her. her laat <w boata were put off and stood for tba
ahore. It waa then twenty mlnutea to four o'clock, and we recalled tba
worda of the captain fur us to bend to the oar*, aa the Kurtts* waa
about to be blown up.
• At the harbor the land rta*« abruptly and th» point la sunaountrd by
a r«volvlnir light about •• yarda away. «> h««t»i.M to I >i..t and climbed
to the aummlt of th» promontory. Th* hand* of my watch abowed It *••
4 o'clock. At that moment thera wa« a terrific rsptoatoa In th« turn uf
th« Kortta* and a>lmoat alraultaneoualy another MM forward. Two malls-
Bant rolumna of amok* and di>t»rln leaped, writhing arid twtcting upward,
a* though they wera two monatera In mortal combat. Tbtlr black bodlta
■aII apart for a moment, and th« alnklng nun, tearful with a film of
f.mr, *hone through th« amok* and tit*, and then dtaappeared.
And listening, we could hrar, thr., the rain of falling fragment* of
thm ruined ship, the majestic chant of th« It'.uimn national hymn c«m«
■tately and grand from the deck of Krcneh ahip, whlcb bad be*n offered
■• an a*>lun> for the wounded and dying ttuaalatta. At one« It waa a n*w
oath of allegiance to th» r»ar aad a r-., i- ■ for tha lost ahlp.
Now a fl*rc« ftra waa raging In thr bunkers of the Vartag. mora and
more ail •*» Utted to port. 8h« bad outlived th- aettlng aun. but at •
r,vi.« k. with a great ahudder. the bug* leviathan turned on b»r aid* and
Aled. • '
if attch Utlnss a* Uila ■«' ur In only a Mat* of boaUllty, «hat ahall we
•*• when war baa been formally declared T'
300 WERE KILLED
CHEEFOO, March It.—The doaest e»tlmat« that can be made of
the icaaatan ramialtlea during th« recent I'ort Arthur enga«ement
placea th« number of killed and wounded at over SOO. It in known
that 20 men were killed In one fort by the. exploalon of a ahelL
Comparatively no damage wan done to the Japanese fleet and th»
ahlpa would have eacaped unscathed but for the daring nortte of the
rtuaaian rruiaer Novlk, The Tort Arthur fort! mad« but feeble re
■pon*« to the raking fire from th« Japaneae fleet.
NO MORE TROOPS
FOR PORT ARTHUR
NEWCinVANO, March I«.—General Kuropatkln baa telegraphed
to Oneral NMI that he rnuat hold Tort Arthur with the |.reaent
rarrlnon. I
The comm«nder-ln«chief wya he I* forming a flrat line of defenae
The Seattle Star
SI.AI II I . WASHINGTON, WEDNBDAY, MAKCII ifo, 1904
A JAPANUK rit:t I« nONAI «. HM WATi'HINQAN ACTIOW
OKFICEns OF THE aCKERA L BTArr WATCHING FIELD MANKI'VBMOr MiKADO 8 ARMT.
From photograph Uken during th* recent grand man#uv-rs of the Japanese army and a*. ur«l for •«
clu.lv. publication In the Cnlted 8 utea by th- ff||aj UM Knu,,,,i«, Aa«»^««.B lIUJJ for *"
with M*,M« men. Thera will be a fecund line of XDO.OM m#n to guard
th« line* of communication ami prevent any f».sainlc action on th*
part of th» Cblnre* to help the JapAiteae,
Many Junk* and small ii«nirt> have •nrrr^|».| in running th»
blockade »I!h »'ip|'li<*>> for l"o»t Arthur. Th* wounded ar» progreaa-
Ing favorabljr, and there la no dekneaa among the troopa. On* |.a»
a*iig«r train la running north dalljr. < i
Kuropatkin Intcnda to go to work very • lowly and <t-!ll^i»!riy
with one Urge army of Ml le*a than 230.000 mi>n on th« Talu. and an
other of 150.000 to guard the railway* will concentrate near Antung.
He axpecta the Japanrae will endeavor to attack with the main force
from Chemulpo, and aim at the came moment fall In on the ltui>l»n
flank from I.la<>tut>R penlnaula, •mi on the other from Itltja,
READY TO ADVANCE
TOWARD THE YALU
TOKIO. March 1«.—All war cor
respondent! now with the irmy hi
lh» headquarter* at Ping Yang have
been recalled anil It la taken as the
beat proof that the Jap* are con
templating an Immediate movement
«««ltl«t trie HumUr land forces.
The recall if the correepondenla wh«
at ii' ardera of th* Japanese com
mander, II iron Haaegawa, who, with
th« Imperial guard, will take th«
lead In the movement agalnat th*
ftuaalana In the Yalu river district.
General llaaegawa Inn alwayn
been MM to having newapaper
men preaent with kit armlea, anil he
ln*lated »-i atrongly that no com
apondcnta be allowed with hi* <<>l
umri until after the flrat battle that
he won the tmrnbera of the general
ataff over to hi* way of thinking.
The order haa been th« aevereat
blow ttruck at the newspapermen,
who have ' h«f« I under the wuUhful
confinement In which they have been
kept hare, for during th« pH*t few
Thi' Htar publlahea inilnv lhi> . first of a mmihul •rrlft
of photographic pl> lun> of »'«•>.. at , Ih* »'»t of war
In th* ' orient. The** picture* IN Illustratlv* of the a|>len»
dill tnleipHa* of Hi- war <-«iii»(k-ii<l< iiin -oriitlng tli» >N. 11.
A. at lh» front. In th* firm place. tli<- phelocrapha from which
th**« 1.|.111t.« nir mad* »lr r«.-r,.IIll»,!y lulr, 11,. if Im-li.ji «lni)
lhr*« •*•!» fif iiirm In .»i»i.-i,.r M»t*m, i'olvrr and Ilrltl, special
a ui»iuiiriii .if Hi" N. I*. A lii Hi* (itr >•«•!. i-inulnl cm* of
Ih* rtiual In -ill coup* that any «raV,J(-c>rr<n*i>ofidetila lime yet
achieved In HfUii - un* of ili.«.- Uii'» »«la.
In Ih* accnnil i'ln«. Mir J*|.<tiivt* government hail *lrl<(l> for>
bidden their pal* bvcaua* lit Ih* hand* of.aut HNM| thr> mUlit
r*v»«l *fiiria of tti* Jap«nr*« prrparatlona for war of ln<«tlm>
abl* valu* to il>i-»>- "I |!>l prupartf Ink* ai1v«n!««. of ii»
lnr..i n.itluti ouii>-*fiilti( th* military tut i|<-« of th* Jn|>«tirar which
lIMM (iU*tur«« eonvlnelniily i» vrul. , ', ,
In the third pirn • th* Japane«« cotvrnment hu• (trlctly for
bidden Mir. shipment of these ] I' .i"«r«ph« from the J»i-»ii«-»<- ••in
plr*. and ll«»* only • stroke of nrrateM food fortun* aupplr
m«nt*d by th* hvenral liMtlacta of wl<}*»a»ak* n»wapa|>er mm,
•uch ■< both M>'«ii Hi 111 and Colvvr are, that enabled ih. in to
■iiiukkl" the** liia*iir<-> «!«'«ril a J«j*'i*»* liner l«.uml fur the
l'nU«-.l Statea, safely turkei) sway In tb* biaid* pocket of MM '■'
th* officer* of Ih* Ship.
Th« rtadcr* of Th* Htar air •• ttlrig the beet and moat
•ifluslv* llu»ii«ilvr w»r fautuir* i Ml rnon. ) can t<ny or
genius augg«at
i
days they ha-. been most Jntjiiant
i>vr the prospect of soon getting to
thft scene of action. This order now
means that an endless amount of
red i ij.f »ill have i.i be cut before
Hi- > m.111,1 any chsnee at nil of ire-
Ing a battlefield or ■mailing emoke.
The KrtirtMl belief her* In that tt>«
northward movement, while possibly
not actually In progress, la but a
matter of a »hort HaM General
ll««wvia was chief aide of Kleld'
M*r*hul Oyarna during the opera
tions ■••<■< remitted in the capture
of Prut Arthur by the Japanese In
1194, and ha Is expected to strike
quickly and effectively against the
l(ii*«l«n fortifications which com*
mand Ik* |..i--..i;. of the Yulii
II 1- hilv.uh ••• column consists of
four regiments of Infantry, three
squadrons of cavalry, mi artillery
force of '■'•<> guns, a regiment of »n
--glncer*. 12 companies of heavy fort
ress artillery, ammunition and sup
plies, etc.
The advance will be supported by
the entire 12th division .if the Jap
anese ■my. commanded by Major
General Inouye,
THEY WILL BE
BURIED WITH
FULL HONORS
JAPS WILL BE MAGNANIMOUS
TO THE RUSSIAN WOUNDED
WHO DIE ABOARD THEIR
SHIPS
TOfUO, Morch 1« rt.i. com
niHii<Kr of Hie tnrirj,,.)„>,!! .tr.'roy
*r Auiimii, which captured the
HuMtan deitroyer Hiri. lurhl.
whlcft «<>• arierwards abandoned as
she Bank, In an nffl. i»l report, de
clare* that be tried his best to rescue
the RumUn crew, I.lit that the
steady fire of the Ruaalana. which
was not abated despite the fact that
they rmil.l plainly see that he was
*-rnli-avurir>g to rescue (i,. asso
ciated from death, compelled him to
abandon his task. ll* |„: ... how.
ever, that many of them Jumped
overboard and swam to the Itusslan
destroyers that wer« near the I'ort
Arthur harbor entrance.
•>f th«> four Uusalans taken on
board of the Hninhiinil two werr
aertounty wounded and In ■ dying
condition. Ills report states that
I'ort Arthur waa badly damaat-d by
th« fir* of ltd Japanese battlenhlp
division. Order* have* been limurd
that all Russian wgunded who die
art board of Jspariesa hospital ships
or on board warships shall 1..- burled
with full naval honors.
THEY ARE GOING
HOME TO FIGHT
VA R, II i- Mftl ii !«.-
I'rln. . Nnnljtm-i, v ioii.li, „f i 1,,,
link...ln, Ua» I !IBII«t<| pufWUgt „„ (h«
RUSSIA CONTINUES TO
BOAST ABOUT WHAT
SHE IS GOING TO DO
OFFICIAL JOURNAL SAYS THAT JAPAN WILL BE WIPED OFF
THE MAP AFTER AWHILE BY THE INVINCIBLE RUSSIAN
ARMY AND NAVY
(Dy Script" itown am n 1
BT. PCTEIUDUIio, March It - Ad article ap(*ars In this morn-
Ina-'a Journal, »vl<t> lm>j-irt-il by HIVIIIIIIWII authorities and prob
ably nilllrii to calm I*l.ll opinion, brarlnr upon UM comparative
naval and military atrtnfth of Jupan •illl lluaala In ll.' far rait.
Tbe Journal tayai r-'^J' I
"ItUMin ha* ii.. «up«r!orlty In i«ni armarnrnt by 7* cannon, but
to at prMMI! Uiferlor In warship*. Thla I*. ho*»«ver. comj^nsaled for
by tIH artillery of In* Rum foru and th« valor <» th« nuadan •*!!•
or*, mid tit* i.«.«»!!>■ of it <■ jMt>*i>rM' to «-i apart a numb«r of war
•Mpa for th«> trantport Mrvta* lo act M racorta and aa guards for th«
llii<-» of comrnuntcalton with th« bus* of PUl'pllM.
"Th<f Is M doubt that the final U*u* of a naval war will »»<• the
fjinipirtf d««tructlon of ill*- Jaj»ani-«>- fi<" ' for It 19 only a qu>»ii<>n of
titii« v J.f-11 th« Itusalan lialtlc aquadron will make !t» apptaranc* In th«
far r«. m « »ii«t» ...l»> the moat brilliant of ftu«>lan admirals, who
will nrn>p alt bftotm him." '
TORTURED
TO DEATH
HORRIBLE ATROCITIES WER« INFLICTED ON MEN, WOMEN
AND CHILDREN BY THE H ERREROS
• (tit Srrl»p» N»wa Ata'a.)
HI HI IN March ]*- Is-drrn from
■urvlvoro.of the rvcent ntrix.ltlc*
rt.rntiilll»l by the r*twlll<>ua Ifrr
r»ro» in Herman West Afr.t* luv
b«-n n*i-l*9<l her* ati 1 they r<-lal*
«5rt»!l» of the'unprinUbl* ln<s!gnlllr» ■
•nil (orliir»» Inflicted upon the
• hit** by th» fprw<:loua blacks.
Hundred* of the whltea wer« • «P
--tured by th« native* six) kept In tor
luring bondage tut they were nearly
■tanred to death and then h«at«n
and ftayrd till death relieved their
RUSSIANS SHOW
GREAT FORTITUDE
THEY MADE THE DIFFICULT M ARCHES ACROSS THE FROZEN
TRACTS WITHOUT COMPLAINT
(tlr IVrlppe News Ass'n.)
M !i\s ANi; March It Ad
vice* from Port Arthur are that
everything there Is quiet. The ato
lies presaging- the intended evacua
tion by the Russians proved to have
been without foundation. No trace
of the Japanese fleet ha« been seen
for several days. There Is only one
train to the north from I'.rt Arthur
a d.i v now, white acores of troop
trains are pouring In .laity.
Itrnprm* of India whlrh sails for To
kohama MSI Xlonday. lie Is traveling
across Canada Incognito as T. Hnkai.
lie hss t-.ti In Kngland and Is ac
companied by nineteen Japanese army
officers, who are (.'III* home to fight
The prince Is a colonel In an Infantry
rrglmrnt.
RUSSIAN WAS
A REAL HERO
NI3WCHWANO, March IC—Talon
of li'tolkiii on the purl of IlUMlarm
at fort Arthur an- reaching here.
II It reported that a torpedo boat
<]< pti">rr »a« saved by the reckless
daring of a young midshipman
named Palovsky, who, at the risk of
his life, Kpruiijt from Ills pout to the
pti-rtliiif wheel at which tin' steers
man had I" ii shot, an.l skillfully
piloted the vensol away from four
THE OMLY PAPER I* SEATTLE
THAT DARES TO PRINT THE NEWS
t
• —•
6. NO. tl.
■ r'tiiy. ~
* Their Hint • w#r* chopped off In
some casts. Others had their ryes
gouge*] out, their tongue* were rut
off, and their bodies rut open and
the vital organ* removed.
Women were hanc-tl from trees
head downward Mini beaten to death.
Children wer* tossed up In th* air
and spitted on spears and carried
about while the maddened natives
danced In ft«-ndt»h (lee. Parent*
were often compelled to watch the
mutilation of their children.
It Is reported hero that Admiral
Makaroff Is preparing* to mak* an
other sortie and engage the Japan
ese fleet, though other rumors have
It that the first nusslan aggression
will be on land.
Prom Fen Hu in Cheng reports
come to the effect that the Russian
■©Idler* are showing admirable
fortitude In the difficult marches
»i-rf>«« the froxen tracts of Man
churia.
Japanene <lentro>er* towanl whlih It
won r»|.ull\ ilrifiitiß
.The electric steering gear had b*eri
ill«ttl>l<-,l and bullets whistled past
tin daring youth, but he escaped un
hurt. Many of the crew had been
killed and the remainder lost their
hoods. Hut for th«- prompt action of
the middy the dentroyer would Inev
itably have shared the fate .if the
Ml mi-, htehl.
COAST IS MINED
IIIIHI.IN. March 1«.-The Russian
ambaftandor liiti' tin* communicated to
ll»- tSiTtmin foreign office a formal
noto announcing that Admiral Makar
off linn lulil a complete nynlrm of. khli
marlne mlnea Mil around tin- roam of
th» peninsula upon which Port Ar
thur la situated. The mlnrs extend
a. annul for a distance of three mllrs.
Ships sailing under neutral flaifs, the
note ci'i<tlnu<-», mutt henceforth hoist
95 CENTS PER MONTH
the national flaK at a dlaUnce of fiv«
mill* from laud and comtnunloit*
th.lr diminution (o tlir Ituasiana by.
•Igtiala. They will then be taken mtu
port by Itiuslan pilot*. Iluiula r*
pudlale* all r<-«|».riall.>Mt> for the aafe
ty of foreign ajilpa which approach
within five ml)., of the coa«t withouft
takins the required precautions.
CAUGHT
a spy
RUSSIAN CAPTAIN HAD DAM.
AGING DOCUMENT*
<Br Scrtpp* NVwi Awn I
HT PETKRiBt'Ra. March 11—
Captain I\k(iv, of (be Imperial
Kuurtl, who «v suipecled of beioff
■ apjr, wan M-mrrhnl and alli-rn] In
nlnallnc 4ocutneitt« were found
on hli j—r»on. }!« *an rourt-m«r»
I!u!<-<1 on the apot. Tbe official an
t.ouurt- of the affair *«■ **Ex«
clu<l«l from i«rvtcc."
mm we
CORPORAL
MILITARY SCHOOL OF NORTH
YAK IMA HAS A REAL.HAZINCT
EPISODE 1
(Special to Th« Star.)
NORTH TAKIMA. March 11-Tb«'
I ha«in« of Ppruce Cox by throwing hint I
Into an Irrigation canal Monday after-,
noon Is (till the absorbing- topic of
conversation. It threatens to disrupt:
the tnfllijirr organisation. The seven*;
ti-«-n mrmlirn who were •uaprndnj aro!
awaltlnc the action of the board >t
education, which meets tonight.
No criticism of Mrs. Stair. the prtn- ,
clpal who suspended them. Is made by, (
the boy
The boys now declare If taken lwclt-j
Into achoo! they will not drill with th«
Cox boy unless he remove* the »uli<it
that he la not entitled to. The <-«.!•%
corps la governed by military rule*,,
and every officer weara the atrip- • oil
hi* office. Tounc Cox was prior to,
coming to th!» place a member of th«
Continentals of Zlllah and wait a cor-,
porat of that organisation lie waa
honored with the ln-ignla of office.
About a week ago the «tripe* were;
forcibly removed from hi* coat, but
he got new ones. When he appeared'
wearing- tin m Monday. It wu Ilk*
flaunting- a red flax to a bull. It la
prehable that the board will repri
mand the haters and make th« m .ipo!.
oglac to their victim. ; V
LITTLE GIRLS
BURNED TO
DEATH
THEIR FATHER LEFT THEM At
HOME ALONE AND SAW FIRS
TOO LATE
I.UNtiIIAM. March IC-Tlie two
little daughters of Rert Drake. a>ed I
Hud 7, were burned to death Monday;
morning In the Drake farm house,
near Mountain View. The father rum
early and kindled the fire, then w«nt
away to his work.
Across the (Mi ho saw the housa
burnlns, and ran an fast an he could,
but when he reached the place th»
houae wan a mum of flames and ho
Mi too i.iii to nave tin- llrrs of th«
little girls. Their bodies were burnci)
to a crlap.

xml | txt