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4:30 O'CLOCK VOL. LI1I. NO. iJlif ROCK ISLAND, ILL., SATURDAY, JULY 2, lSKM-TWELVE PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. i GATHERING AT SUOUIS Democrats Assemble for Next Week's Convention. TALK OF CANDIDATES Hearst Savs He Will Support Action of Convention. st lmis Julv L Practically the only feature of political interest as OCtatsd with the approaching demo- cratic convention being discussed in the hotels is the possibility of an at tempt to stampede the convention to Cleveland. The movement in the in terest of Cleveland so far as has taken shape. Is directed against the-candidacy of Judge Parker. Friends of Parker meet the situa i.Dii boldly, and apparently are wel coming it. They freely express the opinion that the serious discussion of Cleveland's name in connection with the presidency will have the effect of driving many delegates to their candi date, thus insuring a larger vote for hiiu on the early ballots than they had otherwise counted BOOB. They ezped many such gains from the west anil south, and hope to make such a showing at the very beginning of the balloting as will convince his followers that he is a winner, and thus prevent a stampede to Cleveland or anyone else. I'nrkrr Mauri Win Early. It is quite freely admitted that ir Parker should fail early to secure the necessary vote his chances would be materially injured. The opinion is ex pressed that unless a choice is made in the early balloting, the nomination will go to a dark horse. Among the dark horses most fre quent ly sjok -u of are Senator Qor man. and District Attorney Folk. Of St. Louts An intimate political and personal friend of Gorman's who ar rived yesterday afternoon set at rest the report that he is in the movement to promote Cleveland's candidacy ry declaring that Gorman told h!m re cently that he would support Parker if ncessary to defeat Cleveland. The I'lntforiit DteMuaarS. Longer in advance than usual the platform question is receiving serious consideration and it is already evtueni tleit ilieie will be Persistent effort to secure an expn Ion of part f view uhich will meet the a:iro a', of all factions. Evidently the principal contention will he over the Point Whether their shall be a specific declaration favor Sbte to the affirmation of the principles emmciiited in the platform.- ot In'h; ami 1900. Delegates who are done to Bryan want reaffirmation in terms, hut some of them are content to sav that while makine the assertion, they consider other and new questions of leading Imporance, and are willing on that ac count to give the more prominence to them. Some express the opinion that t"e preparation of the platform will be left almost entirely to Senator Gor man and Representative W.lllams, the democratic leader in comzr-'ss ornnnlnlloii Not rlnnnnl. Former Senator Jones, chairman f the democratic national committee, has arrived. He says no delude ar rangements for the organization of the convention have yet been made and predicted none would be made until the meeting of the national com mittee next Monday. He fnvorsJohn Bhaipe Williams, of Mississippi, lead er of the minority in the house for temporary chairman. Thomas E. Barkworth. of Michigan, and Patrick A. Collins, of Massachusetts. n:o men tioned in connection with the perma nent chairmanship. Brvaa I nrerlnla. There is a little doubt what William J. Bryan may do. but strong assur ances are given that he will not bolt. It is expected that he will have a vig orous dissent to the platform and pos sibly to the candidate, but some dem ocrats say that after expressing his dissent, it is not the intention of the leaders to allow any great latitude to him after his minority report has been rejected. Ilearat t'lnlma to Control. St. Ixmis. July 2. A number of Hearst supporters held a conference last night. Reports concerning the attitude of the state delegations were received, and it was stated that Hearst cont ruled enough votes to prevent the nomination of any other candidate. Hill Mm foaftdrat. Utica. X. Y.. July 2. Former Sena tor David B. Hill, and other adherents of Judge Parker, while enroute to the SHARPER ON HAND Vigilance Committees Being Formed to Protect Kosetsua Claim Seekers. SAY THERE MAY BE LYNCHINGS j t trm i HriaK Mart to Work a i.jiiih- on thr Cmluliiaa IMajrd I'l.l will Hi Sioux City. Iowa. July 2 Vigilance committees are being organized by the land seekers gathered at Bonesteel and Yankton. S. D.. preparatory to the oneninsr of the Rosebud Indian reservation July 8, to deal out sum- m.jrr kiiTiiuhrvw.nr fit the firsT effort tO carrv out a gigantic plan of blackmail and fraud which has been discovered It is an ancient scheme, dependent on the ignorance and credulity of per sons entering land, but it was worked with great success at tjie openings at Oklahoma and Indian Territory. Oprratril It Hfforr. The plan is being organized at the Rosebud reservation by a gang of sharpers who operated it at Kiowa and Coinanche openings in Indian Ter ritory. The gang has been widely ad vertising for men to enter land on be half of old soldiers. These, it is ex plained, are to be organized and con test papers prepared in advance. As soon as lands are awatded to good faith settlers, contest papers will be filed by the stool-pigeon element. The contestant will disappear, but the chiefs of the scheme will undertake to secure withdrawals of the contests, charging therefor as large a fee as the homesteaders will stand, all the way from $"o to $1,000. As soon as the fee is paid the "attorney" will produce a formal relinquishment of contest claim and file it. May llnne Tfccan. Vigilance committees at Yankton ind Bonesteel announce that any per- H-lrators of such frauds will he (h alt WHO severely, and hangings may re sult. WILLIE ANDERSON HOLDS ALL TITLES In Exciting Finish He Captures the Western Golf Cham pionship Grand Rapids, July 1. Willie An derson, golf professional at Apnwa- mis. X. Y., holds both the national and western titles. In a sensational finish of the western event yesterday afternoon Anderson gained the weal ern title from the holder. Alexander Smith, of Nassau, and totaled 3o4 for the 72-hole competition and reduced the coarse record to 72. Smith had to be satisfied with :!os and runner up honors. Two amateurs remained to the end in the contest for gold and silver medals. It. P. McKinnie. of Xormandie. St. Louis, carried off the former with a total of 346, while George P. Clin gm an, Jr.. of Homewood won the other silver medal with .170. Secretary Metcalf Sworn in Washington. July 2. Victor H. Met calf, a former representative from Cal ifornia, was yesterday sworn in set ret ary of commerce. Denver Concern Busted Denver, Colo.. July 2. The Fidelity Savings association. 826 Sixteenth street, has gone into the hands of a receiver. The liabilities are placed a tl,000.000. Attorney J. C. Helm was made receiver. itemocratic national convention, are perfecting plans for the destruction of Tammany's opposition to their candi date. Senator Hill professed to be lieve that Parker would be nominated on the second ballot, if not on the first, and that the nomination would be effected Friday. lliClKST O THK OXVKNTION. tdviupa D. l.-tno - to br tiuldt-d f lrt by tar Brat litrrnta of tar Tarty. Washington. July 2 The Washing ton Post prints the following today: Witn the democratic national con vention only four days off William R. Hearst, fresh from an hour's interview with John R. Mclean of Ohio, said here yesterday that he and his friends woulii cheerfully abide by the decision or the bt. LaOata convention and en- tnusiastically support the democratic nominee for president and vice presi dent: that the supreme duty of all democrats in this campaign should be to elect a truly democratic president ind that democratic leaders should be controlled by their reason and not tiy their resentments and should subor dinate all personal ambition in tl effort to win a truly democratic vic- faW Finally. Mr. Hearst said he was con fident that the St. Louis convention would nominate a ticket that would appeal convincingly to the intelligence and conscience of our count rv and would restore the democratic party to power. Talkn to ltrortrr. Mr. Hearst was greeted by a repor- vOontinued oa Eighth Pag-. REFUSAL HABEAS OF CORPUS CRITICISED Colorado Justice D.RKent in Mw.r Ca-!rrsh r.himM Ar Brought Denver, July 2. Justice Robert W Steele of the state supreme court has filed his opinion dissenting from the decision of the majority in refusing a writ of habeas corpus to Charles H Moyer, president of the Western Fed eration of Miners, when held as a mil itary prisoner at Telluride by the or der of Gov. Peabody. The opinion deals exhaustively with the situation created in this state by military rules. and cites a mass of authorities to show that only the legislature can suspend the. writ of habeas corpus Cripple Creek. July 2. As a result of the finding of the coroner's jury which investigated the death of Ros- coe McGee and John Davis, who were killed during the riots In Victor. June C. President Charles H. Moyer. and W. D. Haywood, secretary-treasurer of the Western Federation of Miners, and thirty others are charged with murder and inciting riot. Bonds of Moyer and Haywood are filed at $in.uen each. FORTY-TWO INDICTMENTS RETURNED FOR BOOKMAKERS Chicago, 111., July 2. The threatened prosecution of bookmakers at the Hawthorne race track materialized yesterday when the grand jury voted indictments against forty-two persons alleged to have been taking wagers at the track. As a result of this ac tion. Sheriff Barrett, who has refused to proceed against the bookmakers unless warrants were issued for their arrest, will be compelled to serve the capaises and take the accused in cus tody or compel them to furnish bonds for their appearance in the criminal court. NON-UNION MINERS ARE TAXED FOR PROTECTION Ouray. Col.. July 2. Most of the 200 men thrown out of work by the shut down of the Smuggler union mines at Telluride have departed from San Juan county. One of the departing men claimed non-union men were as sessed a dollar a month by the mine managers for the maintenance or guards who were protecting them, and that a vigorous protest had been made against the assessment. i HUSBAND OF FRANCES PEMBERT0N WHIPPED Philadelphia. Pa.. July 2. Charles Willing, a member of a leading Phila delphia family, early yesterday morn ing fought 2 rounds to a knockout wiih F. Cad wall ader I)ade.,who recent ly married Miss Francos R. Pember ton. late leading woman with Joseph Jefferson. Both are members of the Philadelphia Athletic club. After de livering the knockout blow. Willing was too weak to stand. Tin mill fol lowed a street dispute which occurred several days ago. SUBTREASURT HANDLED $4,043,977,978 IN YEAR New York. July 2. Figures showing transactions at the New York sub treasury during the fiscal year ending June 30 show $4.04:!.977.97S passed in and out of the subtreasury during the year. Last year's total was $3,501,869.- 172. There were $75, i 536,650 paid out in pensions, compared with $73. 521. 269 last year: the postoflice department paid in $24.149.5011. and took out $24,- 14P.45S. GEORGIA NEGRO HUNG ON SCENE OF HIS CRIME Cartersville. Ga., July 2. John Jones, the negro assailant of Mrs. Os car Banister, near Altoona. was lynched near the scene fo his crime late yesterday afternoon. Judge A. W. File made a speech in an attempt to restrain the crowd of about 2n. but it was useless. The negro's body was riddled with bullets, more than 5oo shots being fired. CITY MARSHAL ACCEPTED A BRIBE FROM BOOTLEGGERS Estherville. Iowa. July 2. City Mar shal White anil Night Watchman Gif ford have been arrested on charges of briberv and the Citizens' league ha raised $1,500 to prosecute them. They are charged with accepting bribe from "bootleggers" in return for pro tect ion n UPBUILDING PROPERTY ORDERED SOLD BY THE COURT Trenton. N. J.. July 2. Justice Lan- ning today signed the decree ordering the sale under foreclosure of the prop erties of the I'nited States Shiphuild ing company. N. E. A. Adjourns St. Louis. Mo.. July 2. The Nation al Eductional association has ended its work and adjourned after a most suc cessful meeting. Kesne Sails New York. July 2. Archbishof Keane. of Dubuque. Iowa, sailed to day for Europe on the steamer Patricia. BREAK LAW AND SHOOT Bank Robbers Kill Offi cers at Billings, Mont. RESISTING ARREST Party of Three Runs Amuck in Pennsyl vania Town. Billings. Mont.. July 2. Sergeant of Police Robert J. i lamia was shot and killed and Sheriff George Hubbard shot through the head by two men who the officers were attempting to arrest. The nun had ueld up a gamb ling resort early this moruing. secur ng about $2,000. Outrnt; in the Kimt. Lancaster. Pa., July 2. Three stran gers were refused liquor at Elmer .ane's hotel at Cordonville, this coun ty, when one of the men shot him in the shoulder. Crossing the street to V H. Hershi's store, they attempted to rob the place. Pharos Buckwalter, the elerk. resisted, was shot and may die. Several men heard the shooting, ran to the street and one of them cut down on- of the robbers with an ax agd he is dj ing. Kill An Old Man. The others escaped and near Gor donville. in passing a Williamstown turnpike toll gate, the keeper, an old man named Resster. jokingly asked them when their team was, when one of the men shot him dea l. The coun tryside is being ssoirred for the rob bers. DEAD IN DUGO'IT: FROfS b YCNPORT James Adams, Kansas Homesteader, Died Alone and Penniless of Consumption At wood. Kans.. July 2. James Adams, a homesteader, was found (bad in a dugout near hero. He had been dead several days. He was suf . terms mom consumption and was without funds. Adams came to Kan sas from Davenport, Iowa. BURTON'S CASE TO SUPREME COURT Kansas Senator Convicted of Selling Influence, is Granted an Appeal St. Louis, July 2. Federal Judge Adams today granted Senator Joseph R. Burton, of Kansas, convicted of accepting money from a company un der investigation by the postoflice de partment, an appeal to the supreme court of the United States. PITIFUL APPEAL FROM ARMENIANS Secretary Hay Gets Message Stating Turks Arc Mirdering Thousands Washington. July 2 Secretary Hay has received a cablegram from the Armenian bishops in Persia stating the Turkish barbarians are massacre ing thousands, and tha' the Armenians humbly solicit the aid of the I'nited States to save innocen lives. PERMANENT TREATY BY UNITED STATES AND COLON Washington. July 2. Secretary Hay and Minister Quesada have exchanged the ratification of a permanent treaty between America and Colon, embody ing the Piatt amendment. DANIEL KIPLEY, FORMER DETECTIVE, FOUND GUILTY Chicago, July 2. Former Detective Daniel Kipley was today found guilty of the murder of Joseph J. Hopkins. Peoria Hotel Bankrupt. Peoria. 111.. July 2 - Papers in invol untary bankruptcy have been filed in the I'nited States Court of this dis- j triit by William Mitchell, proprietor of the Mitchell hotel of Peoria. The ! extent of the liabilities is given at $30. 920.6G while the nsteta are listed at $47,826.69. HARMONY SAID TO RULE AT ST. PAUL After Five Stormy Sessions State Re publicans Get Together and Nominate St. Paul. July 2. After five sessions extending through two days, what threatened to be one of the stormiest conventions ever held, the republicans of Minnesota named the above ticket late last night, and adjourned in a harmonious condition. For Governor Robert C. Dunn of Mille Lacs. ror Lieutenant Governor Ray V Jones, of Hennepin. For Secretary of State P. E. Han son of Meeker. For Treasurer J. C. Block of Nico- lett. For Attorney General E. T. Young of Swift count v. For Justices of the Supreme Court Calvin L. Brown, of Stevens: Charles L. Lewis of St. Paul. C. R. Elliott of Hennepin and Edward A. Jaggard of Ramsey. For railway and warehouse corn- missioners Ira B. Mills, of Clay county, and W . E. Young, of Blue Earth county. FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLAR FIRE IN TEXAS Jefferson, Texas. July 2. Flames hat started in Jefferson at 9:30 o'clock last night for a time threaten ed the destruction of the city. They began in the plant of the Torran's Manufacturing company, burned that block, spread to an adjoining block and burned nearly all that, then at- acked and destroyed most of the Aph ceru oiock. several Duiuunss were blown up with dynamite and the fire was checked. The loss may be 1600, 000. MANAGERS DISCHARGE MORE OF THE FAIR DEBT St. Louis, Mo., July 2. The Louis- ana Purchase exposition company has paid into the I'nited States subtreas- ury here $213,092 as the second install ment on the repayment of the $4,600,- oon -loaned by the government. This payment represents 40 per cent of the ptal admission royalties from June 16 o and including June 30, as required nder the act of congress authorizing he loan. WATTS, NOTED ENGLI8H PAINTER. DIES AT 84 London, July 2. George Frederick Watts, foremost among English paint ers, is dead at the age ot 84, a victim of bronchi! is. Without training In any particular school. Watts obtained ear ly recognition and was able to support himself by his art almost from the start. He was an untiring worker. LAST RAIL OF ROCK ISLAND KANSAS CITY-ST. LOUIS LINE Kansas City. July 2. The last rail of the Rock Island Kansas City-St. I.ouis line was laid last night near Leods. Mo., where connection was made with the 'Frisco tracks. The now line has a mileage of 297 miles between Kansas City and St. Louis. CONVENTION OF PEOPLE'S PARTY NEXT MONDAY Springfield. 111.. July 2 The nation al convention of the people's party will meet here on July 4. J. A. Ed miston of Nebraska will be temporary chairman and probably presiding offi cer. Monday afternxm will be de voted to a patriotic celebration. DE LOME, ONCE MINISTER FROM SPAIN, PRSSE8 AWAY Paris, July 2. Senor Dupuy De bnne, who was Spanish minister at Washington prior to the outbreak of the Spanish American war, is dead here of cerebral hemorrhage. Wife Dead; Husband Arrested Milwaukee. Wis.. July 2. Mrs. Sam uel Duffay. 651 Thirty-fifth sfret, is dead, the result, of a pistol shot, the bullet, entering the temple. The wom an's husband is tinder arrest pending an investigation. The Duffays had been married only six months, and it is believed the shooting was the re sult of a quarrel. Fourth is Coming Buffalo, N. Y.. July 2. John Harris may lose on eye, injured by a bursting bottle in which Mable Raster had put a cannon cracker and set it off. Bad Axe, Mich., July 2. Elsie Kerr, 10 years old. shot two fingers from his right hand while trying to make a fire-cracker go off just right. Ann Arbor, Mich., July 2. A by named Ferris, 10 years old, suffered a torn hand by the explosion of a blank cartridge. Goes to Oyster Bay Washington. July 2. - President Roosevelt left at 10 o'clock this fore noon over the Pennsylvania road for Oyster Bay. 1 Gardner and Wille Draw Chicago. July 2 George Gardner of Lowell. Mass.. and John Wille. of Chi cago, fought six rounds last night to a draw. IDLE IN PRISON All Work Is Brought to a Standstill in Penal Institutions of the State. RESULT OF AN INJUNCTION In Connection With Knforornirnt "mv I. aw SerloiiN Munition In II rout: Ik About. of Springfield. 111., Julv 2. The state penitentiaries at Joliet and Cheste and the reform school at Pontiac have come to a standstill so far as the work of prisoners Is concerned. The en forced vacation is the outcome of the new state law which went into effect yesterday and an injunction secured by Levy Mayer of Chicago restrain ing the state treasurer from applying $400.oio for a new system. The law passed by the assembly of 1903 makes all convict labor contracts illegal after July 1. At the same time $400,000 was appropriated for estab lishing a svstem whereby convicts could be employed on work to be used for state purposes exclusively. It is the application of this fund that the injunction of Levy Mayer has stopped As a result of this complication all the convicts in the state are idle and the wardens are at their wits' ends for a way out of the difficulty. N SrrioiiM I'rohlt'iu. The condition prevailing at Joliet penitentiary is the same as that at Chester and at the Pontiac refornia lory. ThTe number of prisoners at Joliet is close to 1.400. Of these 1.000 have been used in the contract work. Some practicable method of exercising t!ie men must be devised so that dur ing their enforced idleness they will not become morose, sick and insane While the men are not exercising there is nothing to do but to keep them locked in their cells and there is no telling how long they will have to remain in comparative idleness. Whether the nun could be put out on the roads to work temporarily is seriously questioned, as it might run counter to the terms - of the injunc tion. The program for the prisoners at Joliet will include a military drill in the yards, in which the prisoners will be brought out by squads and exer cised, and in addition a plan for school work and study may be adopted. l.:ilior f'alanja Hi-lalnd I.juv. The law which put an end to con tract labor in Illinois was passed in tin interest of ihe labor unions, who have for years been fighting prison made goods. It was the belief of state officials that they could find work enough for their prisoners to keep them busy and not compete with free labor in any way. until all plans were blocked by the injunction tying up thr money. DENNISON MUST COME INTO IOWA Nebraska Court Holds He Shall An swer at Trial for $18,000 Diamond Robbery Omaha. Neb.. July 2 The district court today denied the petition of Thomas Dennison for a writ of habeas corpus and decreed that he must go to Iowa to answer the charge of com plicity in the 818,000 Pollock diamond robbery. HAS WAITED SINCE 1864 FOR MEDAL FOR BRAVERY Washington, July 2. The bureau of navigation is forwarding to John Hayes ai Museoga, Wis., a medal of honor awarded to him for distinguish ed services on the I'nited States steamship Kearsarge, when that ves sel destroyed the Alabama off Cher bourg in 1X61. Recently he wrote the department that he had just been in formed that by the general order Dec. 81, 1S04. a medal was awarded him. He satisfied the department as to his identity. The medal all these years has been at the department awaiting Hayes' orders, who also is entitled to $100. MURDERER OF SHERIFF AT PRAIRIE DU CHIEN Praie du Chien, Wis., July 2. John Smith, who. it, is alleged, killed Sher iff Harris of St. Croix on the night of June IX, and has since been hunted by the state militia and hundreds of men. has been possibly identified by a picture in a newspaper by employes of two printing offices of this city, where he applied for work. He work ed two hours and then walked across a bridge to the Iowa side and disap peared. Satolli at the Fair. St. Juis. July 2. Cardinal Satolli made an official call at the different national pavilions at the fair grounds yesterday. He was accompanied by Archbishop Glennon. of St. Louis, and both wore their brilliant state regalia. They were escorted by a committee of which Adelbert von Stibral. Austrian r-i m m laam i .n r tri.tii.r'i 1 to thn fn t r u I VOUllUtROIWUVI CI IV II. ill t . - ! chairman. CRISIS ON AT PORT ARTHUR Russians Prepare to Make Desperate Resistance. ATTACK DETERMINED Foreigners All Ordered to Leave the Place. Chefoo, July 2. Affairs are, It la asserted, reaching a crisis at Port Ar thur. The Russians are ready to meet it with all the forces at their com mand. The few foreigners remaining at Port Arthur, with the exception of several under suspicion, have been ordered to leave. A number arrived here today. The Norwegian steamer Semis is in the harbor ready to bring out women and children. Everv Rus sian subject has been ordered to join the forces facing the invaders on the hills back of the town. "Hull ltrior from l.lno Vansc. Liao Yang. July 2. The Japanese are advancing over an extended front. The Russian troops are in splendid spirits. Kuropatkin is in personal command. The Russians are holding Dalin pass. Fifteen trains are arriv ing here daily. Krllrr llrlvrn Hnrk. Wednesday the Japanese division advanced by a tortuous defile about thirty miles east of Liao Yang. Keller had no artillery posted, but had three battalions of artillery stationed alom; the crest commanding the pass. An obstinate fight followed and lasted a whole night. The Russians lost fit) men. I ho Japanese casualties were much larger. Th iraday morning Kel- er retired successful! ( ouflrioiillon from ( hrfim Chefoo, July 2. -It is learned a big battle was fought on laud near Port. Arthur June 20-27. The Japanese were successful on the morning of the Jsth. They occupied certain heights vithn 0 miles of Port Arthur. The Jppa-i- ese losses are unknown. The Rus sians suffered very heavilv. itlp.lf.1 Itellrllic Uso Yang, July 2. The Japanese guards division, which engaged in an Hack on Talin pass, is retiring east-. ward. (Jen. Count Keller, who has been reinforced, is following un the Japanese. Im HaaM Mai i kImp. Nagasaki, July 2. The Vladivostok squadron was reported off Iku island last night. The sound of firing was heard at Goto island. ChlnrHf SiifTrr. Chefoo, July 2. A junk was blown up by a contact mine at the entrance of Liao river, below New Chwang, Fri day. Twenty Chinese were killed and 12 wounded. Klrrt Una Trapped. Tokio, July 2. 10 a. m. Vice Ad miral Mamimura evidently trapped and attacked the Russian Vladivostok squadron off the islands of Tsu in the southern entrance to the sea of Japan last night. The result of the encoun ter is unknown. l-'lrat Dmprnili Slriic(lr. London, July 2, 3 a. m. With a na val battle apparently in progress off Port Arthur and that fortress at the same time being shelled from the land side, the first desperate struggle for the possession of the Russian Gibral tar has begun. After furious fighting last Saturday. Sunday and Monday. Japanese troops, in spite of three de feats, captured the heights at Loun vantain, eight and two-thirds miles east of Port Arthur. Mt Jap I.OOO Mra. The struggle for the position Is re ported to have cost the Japanese 1,000 men. The Japanese stormed positions defended by Russian riflemen, carried the heights at the point of the bayonet, and charged over mines which were successfully exploded, hurling many of them to death. bcOaaat Vttrt Arthur. The Japanese are throwing shells into Port Arthur, from heavy siege guns mounted on Ixmnvantain last Wednesday. The Russians assert that but little damage has been inflicted so far. Refugees arriving at Chefoo declare that many dead and wounded Russian soldiers are being brought into Port Arthur and that already the hospitals are overcrowded. VladUontok Kquadroa Htaraa. Lore ion. July 1, 9:08 p. m. Admiral Skrydloff, according to a dispatch from St. Petersburg to a news agency here, reports that the Vladivostok squadron has returned to Vladivostok undamaged. The admiral confirms the bombardment of Gensan.