The Beaumont Enterprise (Beaumont, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 136, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 4, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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THE BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE
BEAUMONT TEXAS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4 1W4.
CZAK'S VANQUISiED LEGIONS IN IURKIJLD FLIGIT
DESTROYED THEIR STORES
DEFEATED RUSSIANS BLEW UP THEIR MAGA-
ZINES AND BURNED EVERYTHING USE-
FUL TO THE ENEMY.
STAKELBCRG'S SIBERIAN CORPS OF 25000
CUT OUT BY THE VICTORIOUS JAPANESE
Tokio Report Says Routed Army is Yet OJfering Some
Resistance and is Concentrating at a New
Point. Loss May Reach
St. Petersburg. Sept. 3. It la oin-
cliiily announced Hint Gen. Kuropai-
kiii in retreating; that Lino Yang
been iilmmloncil anil that. Clou. Stakcl-
berg's corps has lieon cut off.
Destroy Stores at Liao Yang.
St. Petersburg Sopt. 3. A 'do-
npaleh liaR boon received hero from
Gon. Kuropatkln nniioiielg that ho
iias ordered liis army to evacuate
l.iao Yang and withdraw northward.
Tlio Russians blew tip tlio maga-
" i and sot fire to the army store!
-and" provisions at Liao Yang before
leaving that plaoo.
On. Kuropatkln says tho first Sibe-
rian army corps wliioh during tho
past fivo d.vs .suffered considerable
loss has been obliged to retire sev-
eral kilometers westvard a'i the Jap-
anese attack on Sykwantun hence I he
order to evacuate l.iao Yang.
Siberian Corps Cut Off.
St. Petersburg Sept. I!. The Jap-
anese have occupied l.iao Yang. The
first Siberian army corps numbering
25(100 under Gen. Stakolberg was
cut off west of Liao Yang.
The Russians are concentrating at
Tokio Talks of Routed Army.
London Sept. 3. (11:30 a. m.)
mv still is offering some resistance
oiitRido Liao Yang. Our central and
lett armies nro ataoking it.
St. Petersburg. Sept. 3. The re
port from Tokio of Oyama mrowing
the bulk of his army across the
.in; ..lit. ... ...
Taitse ri.'er is considered at the war
fllre to indicate that the Japanese
are rushing up reinforcements U P-
p.;rt Kuroki. the ncco.sity for whicn
relief may be urgent.
Tlie war office is not in possession
of sufficient data to estimate Itussiau
. losse.- but they may reach l.r.000.
. The battle is now regarded as hav-
ing reached ils most critical stage.
Heavy Artillery Fire.
Gen. Kuroki's Headquarters In the
field Sept. 2 via Fusnn Sept- 3. For
the past two day the army under
Gen. Kuroki has pushed to (he norih-
wis! nl wards the railroad norlh of
Liao Yang. His right wing lias taken
the last line of intervening hills and
holds a commanding position from
a commanding po-iiion from which
(o strike (be railniad
The fi.phtlng lately has been con-
tinuous and heavy and there ha
Ix-or. much artillery fire. I.asl nichi.
the Japanese rarri.-d a sirongly for-
tified HiiMdan wiHon noith of lh"
Taiiso river and north of Awangtnan
liv a bav.met charge.
In thi fight the Japanese los
Russians Give Around.
T.ikio Sept. 2. l':30 a tn The
itiiEKian for confront ;ne Field Mar-
shal Ojania'n I' ft and renter cr.ntin-IM-
kIc.-Iv r'v zrmnA In r-trc.-i
an.) U rniine to ttw rcht lunk
tho Tai c rier. A N.rl.m ( (tie
hnc-ian army fi..i-K a 1in- of .1-
tne wirk f-nt.tirinc
fn.rn a fK-int o'!'t f K'ao Ysfic. "Pie
U"ian alt..- 1..M n miti'ti-'
tim-iri rf Nuc-hane -n be rir' lisnk
TI'iK !1etit'r U iTi"Ti'1e tn i-1.1
.1 il f.. T.l.-lr 1 it.n Imraiiosn nti.l nronn rn I irvno wore hoillflr made to PlailS doubtless will
TOM..... ....... . .......... - ...... o heart by the subjects of C
legation hero ays Field Marsnai uy- retake liy orn ery i ne p.. .. . ... .a- - - 81(cesH;on
anm reports as followse: Sept. 3. turcd (luring tne mgar. iv me ...ip- defea(8 ' reUremonts by the
a remnant of the routed one-! nncw-. Hilanirj- as an.mg expected an end of
'lie tr'trl rTt ff )-i-h 'lie vT'r.nr Wslrt1! ar"-rT'rti.
mttA .wr Thn .1flti(ine m i fm- tinm 1 W.ri.tr T r1
t.T):tic ffim Tir" T; f Ysnrl ia
'V i j
;- . t . r'l" 1' k
l I KuT-'.ti t' f'J-i'.u- fri
The Russian appear to be again
concentrating in the vicinity of Yen-
liil coal minus twelve miles northwest
of l.iao Yang. Possibly another great
bat I. In will occur.
The present trend of the move-
ments Indicates that possibly tlio
Japanese will move past. 'Lino Yang
tenipoiorily leaving tho city un-
touched. Reconsidered Decision.
St. Petersburg Sept. 2. Tho gen-
eral fitalT reconsidered its determina-
tion not to make public Gen. Kuro-
patkin's despatch to the emperor and
its text was given out as follows:
"At night fall Thur.-day the Jap-
nne.so attacked our Sykwantun posi-
tion but were repulsed after a heavy
light. They renewed the attack at
night this time with success driving
li"k a regiment In the direction of
Snkutnn. The retieat of this regi-
ment led to the evacuation of the po-
sitions held by the other troops. To-
ward mornnig the troops advanced
gradually in order to retake tho Syk-
At dawn on Friday I assumed the
offensive against the troops of Gen.
Kuroki's army. At mid-dav the heads
of the attacking troops were in line
nur'ine the nieht. the Japanese vio
lontlv bombarded the interior of the
Russian positions inside the town of
Lla; Yang the railroad stalion anrt
the railroad itself. Our los-es were
I have received n despatch from
. .. f .. TJa0 Ynni rrisnn.
(imPM o:3fi a. m. to the effect Hint .
1'un'ii .v.... i ... ii - ----- j
j the Japanese attacked the fort Kit-1
natod in he center of our nos:i lion
treat loss. We had six men amen :
be fort "
News Was Depressing.
St. Petersburg. Sept. 3. Notwith-
standing the lack of olficial confirma-
tion of Kuropatkin's retreat the report
hns fallen like a cold douche on the
general si an. i ne eiujnT". ....... i
mlnr tn F-nhan todav. has post iKmed
i.i .ri r. 1.1 n fihe situation at
succeeded yesterday In
eminence near ll.dvintai.
of this fight ig have not
the front. He has been spending heights of Sykwantun and after a
more of hi time the last three davs dtsperate fight we captured the
with his cabinet nt Alexandriavllla. whole chain but immediately made
with mans spread out before him. fl-.th discovery that we have to deal
lowinz the movements of the battl" iw'ith a strong Japanese force with
A Mph officer of the general staff a front extending from Yenial to (he
mid to the correspondent of the sso- river Taitse.
elated Tress after the receipt of tin. "A detatebment nnoVler Majr
nwelni mwirt Hiat Knro!stkin waVGcn. Orloff. which was gusrdilngihe
falling back that if It was true. hc.Yental mines advanced a short dis-
dld nt iKiliove the command'T-in-;tance but meeting the Japanese. In
chief couM fford in il.Hn1.n 111" suiM-rior force and in a strong psl-M.-rei.
nt Liao Yane and. in his onin - tin M.d to retire
ton. an armv corn would I- " ! "MJ. G. n. Orloff was wounded.
ih..r .. ..r.t.. lh"m added:
l.iao Yan. Vfioccil miebt then lie-
come th la-lv Smith of the Jaiwme-o
Russian Loss Po!h'v IVIW).
In tpe PeM'ne K' Svtwfnt'im -e-ferred
to In Oet. KnronMV'"' - ("
rrf.tr) r-repriTI''i. mith te TnV'n n-
tHirt rf thf caetnrr .r tho Jnnew
' n r iri'm nf th- liefi-M k 1":-
in. (. itfh U .-tfllted m"e
nt.tn Th luite' n'ir-e !
twn m'le oitieii- f.f p:H:'.ntin.
H.r.r t" W.i3)jf. advplf-e r'-?i-
ent f'.vHl -ev- t"- K"-'!! 1 c"'r-
itie the fii;M r.f T1iiir('av 1a--.
Kills H'S RtepSc.
ljr.rre. V. C se.rf
T" j..fj kr. t V11'!
n f -v-rfc
r ?fi ' n
irn t "c
rlifl rrnm T-t-
lt w-?'ir ri-i:t
.ii ;c .- v-
AT LIAO YANOjr
OVER LIAO YANG
FLOWER OF RUSSIAN ARMY IS
IN FULL RETERAT TO THE
SEVEREST BLOW TOR 1HE CZAR
Believed That the Disaster to Ku-
ropatkin's Force Will Destroy
the Morale of the Defend-
ers of Port Arthur.
Associated Press Hiillellii.
' The Jnpanose Hug Hies over
Field Marshal Oyama who led
his famous second army into Port
Arthur during the Chlnese-Japaaese
war of 1894 'Jj and wno. In that
struggle also captured Wet Hel Wei
and Tallen Wan today by (lint o
incessant lighti.ig In whieu his men
were spared neither because of cas-
ualties nor because of hardships
holds sway over Liao Yang and Gen.
Kuropatkln through whom Russia
believed the reputation of Its arms
woti.d be saved Is in lull retreat
northward while one of his chief
aides Gen. Stakolberg with his com-
mund the Hist Siberian army corps
numbering 25000 men is cut off
to the westward of Liao Yang.
Are Concentrating Again.
The Ruslans are concentrating
at Yaiitai but the dispatches thus
fai gives no intimation as to wheth-
er they will make a stand there el
even whether the Japanese are pur
Riitnir their toe in tliaht. It is not
known whether the Japanese will I
stop at Lfao1 Yang and fortify and
with the Taitse river between them
and General Kuropatkin's forces
i will endeavor eroer to become de-
fenders in case the Russians should
'attack or by inaction should they
'not end the campaign at Liao Yang.
Russia Expected Something Better
This last blow to Russia's arms
though it is spoken of in St. Peters-
Urg as the logical result of Russian
be lauen mucu
struggle at Liao Yang in their fa
It the loss of Liao Yang by the
Rl)ssiang the j
apanese will proba
bly gain little except in the way of
strategical point tor tne Kiissians
are' said tor have blown up the niaga
zin0B an(1 gor jje to the enormous
quantities of army stores and pro-
visions there before they evacuated.
f .om La
the effect of the retirement
ao Yang will be on (he bo
at Port Arthur can only be
con lectured but C(tainly it cannoi
but cause depression among the
valiant defenders tlil-re who have
been hoping that eventually they
would be relieved.
Sakha roff's Report.
St. Petersburg. Sept. 3. Lieut.
Gen sakharoff in a report to the
Etoff " dateil Sent " says
Ppneral "ac" bP"- -'. US
"Today our troops assanitci
'". 11 UIF iailK-I .
was averted liv tils
the K'ation enta'.
"With pallant act ion. (he First
Silx-rian rifle cirjis came up and
Gen. StakellKrg tnpaa.-d tie- attack-
inc Japnee In this fi'-'M (he
tirave c-'.mmand.r if ih H- 'nii'l Si-
berian ncim.-nt. C'ul. Cizcn-rj- v.as
"At ! 1'1'i'k in the v.nttiL' h'-re
a a lu'l In he frbiirir ul at-r g
the line. anT the .mlr firing V'-ard
a the iKxmi 'if r"n a isan Va"?
ArrT';nt tn a t-leTtrme r-l'ir1. 'b
earri"Ti at Liao Vans reji'iin-d Hie
"In 'trrS'-r ti ai'-.-ra n th ti
'r-t.r'h. tw rtr;n' n 'n ' ' '
trim. . re nr' r--1 to a-8'i Af'T
. fjr.r'. ft t . wfci .'.ie.!. r'-il tlfct
.'he it'Hit ft."t rz t
iT'il!' trim tll'ife r(.iin
tt'i '!'' t- :fi
-Tt'e mi.c to h. tii-:n aT'T
l k. !'. 1 Tl ti'-'l -t "'.
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VIEWED BY THE FRENCH.
Paris Sept. 3. The battle of
Lino Yang attracts Intense Inter-
est and anxiety union k French !
tidal and public generally as
likely to prove the turning point
In the war. Thn foreign o filet
conmruo the latest advices re-
reived here as showing that (Jen.
Kuropatkln lias suffered a serious
check though not yet amount-
lug to a rout. The ulllclals con-
4 tliiiie to say that he is exerut-
lug a plan of slow withdrawal
toward Mukden; giving dogged
a Military expert point out that
the magnitude of the battle Is
greater than any fought during
4 the Franco-German war tho slego
of Met Involving :i50.(iuo men
on both sides whereas there are
over 400000. at Liao Yang.
The Figaro says it Is the great-
est fight since the buttle of
First Shell at Liao Yang.
"At 3:43 p. m. tho first Japanese
shell fell In Liao Yhng uud was fol-
lowed by a hall of projectiles which
swept the ruiiroud mat Ion and the
suburbs of tho '.own itself. Form-
nalely the station was empty all
file rolling stock . having bconl re-
moved. The first persons wounded
were seven sisters of charity a
physician several Chinese and a
commissariat one commissioned of
By 5 o'ciock In the evening sev -
erah fires had been caused by tho
bombardment and the booming of
C7ie guns followed our train as it car-
ried off the wounded.
The Russian casualties in the
fighting of August 31 and Sept. 1
are stated to amount to 70011. The
enemy's superior force retired sev-
number. Japanese prisoners appear
to be worn out.
Kuropatkin's Reason Why.
St. Petersberg Sept. 3. Tho fol-
lowing report has been received
from Gen. Kuropatkln dated Sept.
The enemy Friday night attacked
and seized most of the positions oc-
cupied by our troops at Sykwantun
and the troops holding the position
in question returned to a rear guard
position between tne villages or
Sliansuntun and Shitshanga.
The same night the First Siber-
ian army corps which had sustained
heavy losses (luring the last live
days and which wns In danger of
having ils Hank turned owing to the
demy's uperior force retired eev-
ornl lfllnirif..! orn tn the westward.
i ..ln these circumstances I ordered
Liao Yang evacuated and the troops
to retire northward." .
YELLOW JACK AT
FOUR CONFIRMED CASES AND
TWO SUSPECTS ARE RE-
PORTED." PATIENTS AT TWO OTHER POINTS
Nine Hundred Japanese Families Ex
pected at Tabasco to Work on
Plantations Other Mexican
Mexico Cily. Sept. 3. There ar-i
four run tinned case.- of yellow fever
at Tehuantepec and two susiert.-i.
Four suspects have been placed un-
der observation at Merida. There arj
. ..-...!. . V..H..W
..v...o '"" '
lever ai vera . an mi me i. ..
Island fortress. There are no rasc8
in era unis proper.
Governor Mucin Martinez of Pit
cbla who has been here for medi
cal treatmenl. has recovered snfli-
rlently to return lo Puebla.
Guadalajara cltiwns proose lo en
lertaln .lafmo Nuno author or (be na-
il mal hvmn. Nuno resides in Iluf-
fTalo. N. Y.. and is lo be (he cui-sl of
the nty or Mexico durine (he com-
ing celebration tt tts national Inde-
It is r-timated that the titer fall
on the eastern lope of Mexico will
peneiate 1 roo.(MM horhe power. The
cuvimnii'til wi'1 ".Kin let roTitmet
lor furniKtiine ikki.ikki bricks for
the new aquedii'-t mat in to brine in
water to (bin r-Mr rrom (he .pr!nz
a Xwhimik-. Hie e-overBrn'-n' will
i'tr Woilil (he r'-ervir and a')ii"-
rliw. The Tirt"i1 to'al "t l.ankitig riipl-
ti ti( hiiriet--( 'nks In ht- r !i'-
lie ( t le'..:::".'!'!1'.
Nine t.iTi'l'-eft JitiafieM fatnili"
are pte1 to rT1ve In Tubneo. :o
Dead Woman Found in Woods.
("harl'i' . V - Rep- p"-ial
from C.hrVi'm. that Hr. Geo
f'B'-T 'if tha' t .mti niMr'f-d
t rf it4t jjirfi-M n'wm Her )"i
f'M.n In wki'I". her tlr't
( i if. t 'tne t-rr I
ri--iii and n- ir-r "ifi'J'T t-i
FELL LIKE COLD
LIAO YANQ WILL LIVE FOR ALL
TIME IN ANNALS OF MIL-
MAD HEROISM AND RED BAYONETS
Fought Hand to Hand and With Em-
pty Guns Swaths of Heroes
Mowed Down by Deadly
Sot. lctorOinrg Sept. 3 (2:00 a. in.)
v The battle of Liao Yung which be-
gun with a Japanese advance on Au-
gust -I the day of the christening
of the Czarevitch and concluded Sat-
urday Sept. 3 with tho retreat of
I Gen. Kuropatkln is believed to have
been the longest and bloodiest of his-
Numerous Incidents or the lighting
upset the theory Involved by exper-
ience in the lioer war that a modern
battle must necessarily be fought at
long range both sides repeatedly
met In bund to hand encounters In
bayonet charges and the men of each
side so near each other that they
could distinguish features and hear
wolds of command. In one Instance
they were separated only by the
wid i h of the railroad and actually
threw stones at each other. The mad
heroism of the Japanese and the stub-
born tenacity of the Russian has sel-
dom if ever been paralled.
Correspondents say that several of
the bayunet attacks made by the Jap-
anesedurlng the battle have been forc-
ed by the depletion of ammunition of
which modern arms entail such ex-.
The Japanese came on with empty
guns and with hopes of finishing mo.tod in placing his own interpretation
i.i tack with cold steel but it was
proved at their own cost that such
attacks cannot be driven home In tho
lace of the lire of breech loading
guns. The Russian artillerymen suf-
ferod terribly In the prolonged light-(was
ing south of the Taitse river. unuto the Associated Press on September
battery lost 80 men killed and the re- 2nd. ' I?
mninder were wounded and when a j This blunder it Is feared will in
fresh battery was brougli up into.vove (he loss of the whole of the
position the survivors of the original fli-Ht. Siberian corps consisting of the
battery protested with tears at being flrHt Kecond and sixth rifle divisions
removed begging to be allowed to die jhn Usurl Cossack brigade and first
along side their own guns. Siberian artillery brigade and a Sap
The work of the Red Cross which ).r battalion.'
throughout the war has been most 'file abandonment of the position at
devoted on both sides bus proved al- Tjao Yang involves the loss of the
most as dangerous to nurses and doc- groat accumulation of stores though
tors as has the work of the combat- t is believed that many of these had
ants. Many bearers and their us- already been sent north before the
siatants have been killed or wounded commencement or the fighting.
In attending to injured under fire. A j u H possible however that the
sister of mercy was killed and a su.' . Russians destroyed what they could
. .l. M..l nu..11. in ' .
geon wountiea on me ......i sii "".not remove
Telegraph operators and correspon-
dents have also suffered severely.
Two correspondents of the Associa
toil Press have been shot and
has been decorated for bravery.
During the ten day's fighting the
condition of the soldiers In both ar-
mies has been pilabls.
Man of the Japanese prisoners
were starving and almost naked when ;
raptured which speaks volumes I'Ujki to rPmiiln now and run the risk
Japanese endurance. ' of being surrounded with his whole
It is wonderful that the commlsary rmv nH h. .. commander In-
arrangements made It possible to con-
tinue to supply the men during sucn
'a continuous battle. The Russ ans
wtre ..r fc being nearer tnelr
jaH)i )llt the terrible strain ol tne
Vontlnuoiis lighting caused Home of
'them to fall asleeii In tho midst of
' cannonading and even on the firing
Japs Occupy Liao Yang.
Tokio. Sept. 4 1. -lit Is officially an-
nounced that the Japanese forces oc
tupied Liao Yang at 9 o'clock Si n-
STRIKE AT MARSEILLES.
Supreiracy of the Port Threatened
With Extinction Because of Tie-up
iar-' illi's. Sipt. 3 1..e niarii.ni
t-uprerna. v of Mar--il!e. the winii'l
ilty in France Im thral'ne. wl.li
xt in tioti. om iiie to (he ( lnuan "
.r 'lie -'like and the t.iip .r lh-!
ntiri iin'i'ime industry. Much traf
fir Jm already Ix-en ilivered I.i Rn-
Mi and I'aiian iiort. The Mriket
t'lav f" tM to Intermit 'he mph
(rathe unil troop m-.-re ralb-d C -ji'-r
e the ri"t'T.
T1 -t'-a n 1 1. 5 ii e.nin-li rruw. (t
v.-iUI ir:1 th w-llor -onM-n (
mi. riii' 'o the rli-rtp'ine 'if th-(r roni-
ni.. M 1 ror If-anlien. ih
-nnii. M iii t a r'M'n a h-t
i r m'ts tha. Ane rkan traveler'
r- i" iijf up traveuiir n r r-rii
Nhll-i 'i le-. f.-Tr;lir (TT'iail Sill ?!r t
i-ii v'---.-'". ' 'tir t'i f'-ir tA
- I '! - iii.. l h t: t.otr 1'
rua-n i'ue 'd the Marej:i-ii . tril..
WATER ON ST. PETERSBURG
NEWS OF THE TERRIBLE DEFEAT OF THE
ARMY HAS A DEPRESSING EFFECT
ON THE RUSSIAN CAPITAL.
KUROPATKIN CLAIMS SUCCESS OF RETREAT
MARRED BY STAKELBERG'S DISOBEDIENCE
Siberian Corps Failed to Cross Taitse River When
Ordered by Kuropatkln and Was Headed Off.
Relief of Port Arthur Rendered Fotlfe
by Stakelberg's Blonder.
St. Petersburg Sept. 4 (12:15 a. Ivlously saved Gen. OrlofT's dotatch-
m.) Alt Russian will learn by tho nient by attacking the Japanese Manic
morning news papers that Gen . Kuro-
pal kin's army Is in full retreat
the northward thai Lino Yang has
been abandoned and that Gen. Sink-
elberg's corps of 25.000 men Is mir-
rounded and cut off.
The hopes or vicory raised In Rus-
sian breasts by V.in telegi'iin Ir.nr
Gen. Kuri)Xil;:n v .ho commacu-v.r-.n-chief
pub'l.vnl ibis afternoon say
ing (bat the Russians had n.ssaul'.d
Gen. Kurj.U or. Friday al't-'vioo'i rnd
that an a'tnk on th:- Riisiimi nght
had been repulsed prucii shot: liv
ed. Gen. Kuril i'Mi. had eui?ely be-
gun tho oiToiil"o against Co:i. iu:e-
Id's itrrmy when he wns compelled by
tho overwhelming forco ol tho Japan-
ese flanking movement to give. up all
Idea of continuing his advance and
hurriedly withdrew in the direction of
The retreat Is the logiehl conse-
quence of the Russian plan of leading
on and tiring out the Japanese at
the successive stations to the north-
ward the placing of their foe nt the
constantly growing disadvantage of
lengthened line of communication. The
success of this plan was marred by
a blunder of Gen. Stakolberg who In
the words of Gen. Kuropulkln insls-
on orders instead of fulfilling them.
Gen. S'takelberg erred in failing to
cross the Tallso river when Kuropat-
kln desired that the whole army
should retreat to Its norihern bnnk as
exclusively reported In dlspulches
No Relief for Port Arthur.
Something akin to consternation
prevails among Russians who have
learned of the disaster to Gen. Stakel-
berg's corps. All realize that there
is Hmall hope now for the relief of
Port Anhur but the military officers
are unanimous In tho belief that It
wom y fy fr Gen. Kuropat
rn.f hy s withdrawal north nan ac-
Illaly rnv.rled what mlnht have
dHaHtor . himseir Into wlmt In
roHr(lo( r.Verse for (he Japaii-
esr ror the rallure or the Japanese
to hold Gen. Kuropalkln's art'v and
Inflict a decisive blow. It Is said can-
not be regard -i oII.civim- i.h. i
verse. Field Marshal Oyama's tena-
cous rronlal atta k and (he clever
flank movement rouhl not have had
any olher objecl lhan (o cnmpid (he
Russians (o aiTi-pt a derisive encage-
ment. Gen. Kunipatliin's withdrawal
will have a disr-ourairing tT.f I im the
aarrlson of Port Arthur mhih ran no
longer b('ic fur reln f from (his quar
It Is not iH-lii-ved. however thai
(he Japanese are In a posidon It
prevs the sl.-ce mid l( Ik more (ran
probable (hat they have dlveried a
.w.rii.m if th.- besieuitiE arrnir to re-
Infi.rre their corn? ojeratiris: in Mn-
rhurfa This would a.-eint lor 'ti'l.. Patrick
lemi-.n-ary lull in th" Tielitin at ion
Arthur. It l f.oir. Me ha. .he H. t
reports do not mentl.i rurfher
muP on the fire-n .t only -ak
OrloWs Narrow Escape.
St p.-tersliurp S.-O.-n. Knro
.;i.t ..t a..r
IM the tiieht of ir l
tenitw-r 1. ;T Unroll Ft k
.nii'un 11 n:i!e a--t d l.iao Tahr
and ..ire4 a mirity of
sian ptot ir.i. td
.' n i'ti t t 1 1' b
t the niihl nt S-p
Itii-sians reiritis fcix
t.-nilo-r 2. the
Tl-e firt SiiK-rmn a-nt inri
a'm'.Hl aiirrouiid'-d. Tt -s nirv. tr-
WII.N1 lill. Ul Kill wan I.I.W.l.'lltH W 11 u
Gen. Orlfrr was serious-
SEVEN ARE KILLED
ON TROLLEY CAR
RUN INTO AT ST. LOUIS BY A
WORLD'S FAIR SHUTTLE
NINETEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED
8treet Car Stopped Directly In Front
of the Locomotive Going 20
Mile an Hour and
Cut In Two."
St. Louis Sept. 3. Six persons
were klled and J9 Injured two prob-
ably fatally today by the collision
o'. a Wabash World's Fair shuttle
train with u suburban electric car
at the Sarah street crossing. There
were 25 ( passengers on the acr and
uone escaped Injury. The dead:
JOHN WILSON Klrkwood St.
Ur.O. W. MAJORS St. Louis.
MRS. (JUARLliS MuTRKLliY Ot-
U v wWNI Ur :iED WOMEN TWC
M. D. Urlstol St. Louis Internal
injury. . .1
n. ti. Gulp skull fractured.
The shuttle rain was returning to
the union station from the World's
air grounds at 20 miles an hour
iT Is said. i
'1 no street car which was on lta
a'y to the suburbs with a load of
people returning home stopped dl-
ectly In front ot tho locomotive
nid was cut in two. Tho trucks of
Tie car were knocked 100 fuet away
while part of Us roof was carried
200 reel farther by the train.
A. W. Burbank engineer of the
shuttle train who' blames the motor
man of the electric car for th-i ac-
cident said: i 11 ' 1
"I was within 100 yards of the
suburban cihiIhk wIhii I saw the
car start across the track. It looked
( i me as If It bad ample time to
The watchman and the flagman at
(Tie crossing and some of the passen-
g.Tb con firm the statement that the
car slopH-d started across the track
and then stopcd on the track. No
satisfactory explanation has been
given why the car stopped on the
middle of the track after it started
across. . a ! al
Fred l"tz. the gateman at th
"My orders have beon not to
(be gates although there are gates
here. When th rar approached. I
t.aw it and ran lor tne crowning
h Thl. rar Mfipp. tn conduct-
or nt (ii (he rront aod then I saw
the ar start nt.ij and stop in the
n-id'lle tf he track. It seemed to
ta; rlead "
Theortore. Cook the tiKitormia.
whinv shoulder was fractured. Is
.Ik Id a priMti r at th city h.pltal
'and the i-ondurtor of tbe aiihnrlmi
SbM-han bag tstsi ar-
1. i i
rl(llf1r Kb haB Mii & be
. fc; vrrmtn topp ib car
rrmnt. tni I wml to (he
jtumi to if fir av was rlear.
il w (be train approa. h'tia bol tbn
fat:n aid m.e m: borry up.
aiiH -e haI ilfu-m mtn arrosa
h' t! a train a. a e'l !! nearer
I tn Mat me a. I r (be virnal
f r ih- n.twni to pnw aTead.
H- s-.art.-i ah-a4 anil I ailei hvk
i. nard the r-ar d the car lo Ing
en jj the r-r latf't-fn il tlw rar
'i(b-I tee The rar Old t' w9
m 'be T-t'if'r It wa rlnf
a'T'K. sPraly bea h tras utroek."
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