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GIVES IT THE SHIP
RUSSIAN ADMIRAL TAKES POS
SESSION OF KNIAZ POTEMKINE.
' Decks and Cabins Show State of
Wild Disorder, With Blood Stains
Everywhere Leader of Mutiny
Kills Ten Officers.
1 Kustenji, Roumania, July 10. Ad
miral Kruger boarded and took pos
session of the Russian battleship
Knlaz Potemklnc, King Charles of
Roumanla having sent instructions
to the commander of the Roumanian
equadron that the vessel be delivered
to the Russian authorities without
j, The torpedo boat which accompa-
nlcd the Kninz Potemklne, however,
left for Odessa without surrendering,
declaring that she had not mutinied,
but that the Knlaz Potemklne had
forced her to follow.
Admiral Kruger arrived with his
equadron and after exchang.'ng the
customary salutes, Intimated that ho
had come to arrange for the transfer
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Koslinsky, commander of the Rou-I
manian squadron, boarded the Rus-i
elan battleship Tchesme and informed j
Admiral Kruger that King Charles
had ordered him to turn tho vessel
f' over to the Russian admiral. Tho
formalities of the transfer were com-'
pletcd and Admiral Kruger boarded
the Knlaz Potemklne.
The Associated Press representa
tive inspected tho Knlaz Potemklnc
after tho withdrawal of the Rou
manian guard. Despite the efforts of
the Roumanians to get things in ship
shape, everything aboard the battle
ship was still in a state of wild dis
order. Tho officers' cabins wero
stripped of everything of any value
and bloodstains were everywhere.
There was sufficient ammunition
aboard the Knlaz Potemklne to have
enabled the mutineers to make a des
It Is said that during the last few
days the vessel was navigated by two
engineers nnd an officer with re
volvers at their heads. All of tho
Bailors wished to surrender with tho
exception of Matuschenko. tho leader
of the mutiny, who resisted for some
tlmo nnd wanted to blow up the ship.
Seven officers were prisoners aboard
the Kniaz Potemklne. They were in
a pitiable condition from 111 treat
ment. They declare that Matus
chenko himself killed ten ofneers of
All the papers and books belong-
lag to the "vessel worn destroyed.
It appears thnt the deeislo;i to sur
render the Knlaz l'otemklno was
made when It became evident that no
other vessels would join in the mu
tiny. The crew of the battleship
seemed to be unaware of the surren
der of the Georgl Pobledonosetz and
expected that she also was coming to
Kustcnjl to capitulate to Roumnnla.
Twenty married sailors from tho
Knlaz Potemklne have applied to tho
Busslnn consul here to be sent back
A number of tho crew of the
Knlaz Potemklnc surrendered to tho
Russian squadron, alleging that they
acted under compulsion.
JAPS OCCUPY KORASAKORSK.
Troops Land on Sakhalin and Put
Russian Garrison to Flight.
Toklo, July 11. Tho following re
port has been received from the Japa
nese army headquarters on Sakhalin
"Our army, without much resist
ance, occupied Korasakorsk early on
July 8. The enemy burned the town
and retired to positions eight miles
north, whero they resumed resistance.
Wo dislodged them and are now In
pursuit. At 11 a. m. on July 8 the
enemy had retreated to a point twenty-two
miles north of Korasakorsk.
Wo captured two twelve-centimeter
guns, two twelve-pounders and also an
amount of ammunition. Wo suffered
The announcement of the landing
of a Jaranesc force at Sakhalin island
and the occupation of Korasakorsk,
followed by the northern flight of the
garrison, has been received with great
satisfaction by tho Japanese. The
landing of the army at Sakhalin
marks the first entry of the Japanese
upon Russian territory proper. Tho
Japanese havo expressed themselves
pleased to be again in possession of
tho island, declaring that they have
long felt that the bargain under
which they relinquished the place for
ty years ago was unsatisfactory. The
Japanese express belief that they will
speedily control tho entire island, as
they regard tho garrison there as be
ing incapablo of serious resistance
and arc confident that it will certainly
Portsmouth Gets Meeting.
Washington, July 11. Assistant
Secretary Pierce announced that the
plenipotentiaries of Russia and Ja
pan had agreed upon Portsmouth, N.
H., as the meeting place for the ses
sions -of the peace conference to bo
held outside of Washington. The ses
sions will be held In the government
navy yard at Portsmouth in the new
building just completed there.
John Selby Is Dead.
Tacoma, Wash., July 11. John Sel
by, a veteran of flio Mexican and
civil wars, died here after a lingering
illness, aged eighty-seven years. Mr.
Selby served under General Zachary
Taylor In the battlo of Buena Vista.
The remains will bo sent to Jackson
ville, HI., his former home, for inter
ment. FRAUD ORDER AGAINST BANK.
People's United States Bank of St.
Louis Barred From Use of Malls.
Washington, July 10. Postmaster
General Cortelyou announced the Is
suance of a fraud order against the
People's United States Bank of St.
Louis, its officers and agents and E.
G. Lewis, a publisher, effective July
9. The action bars tho company from
tho use of tho malls after an Investi
gation by the postal authorities as to
tho details of the business of the In
stitution. Tho postmaster general in
his announcement sayB: "It is under
stood that the funds of the bank
which have not been borrowed by Mr.
Lewis and his enterprises, amounting
to about two-thirds of the total
amount remitted, aro deposited in
banks and will be available toward re
imbursement of the stockholders, who
number upwards of C5.000. It Ib tho
Intention of tho officers of the postot
flee department to co-oporato with tho
secretary of state of Missouri in every
proper way for tho interests of the
investors and depositors."
The announcement of Mr. Cortelyou
says that although In early articlea
in his magazine, "Mr. Lewis repre
sented that he would subscribe to the
capital stock a dollar for every dollar
subscribed by all others, so that ho
would own half of the capital stock
and that later ho represented that he
had pledged his entire fortune, every
dollar ho had, and his business In this
banking enterprise and thnt his sub
scriptions would exceed a million dol
lars, tho inspectors found that Mr.
Lewis had not co-operated to the ex
tent of a single dollar of his own
money, although tho bank had been
In operation seven months and had a
paid up capital stock of $2,000,000."
SUIT AGAINST REAPER TRUST.
Rodney B. Swift, a Stockholder, Files
Bill for an Accounting.
Chicago, July 12. Another attack
was made upon the International Har
vester company by Redney B. Swift,
formerly head of tho experimental de
partment of the McCormick branch of
the harvester company. Swift's con
nection with the company was sev
ered some months ago and suit com
menced against him by the otllcials of
the company, who alleged that he had
defrauded them In the sale of a pat
ent. In his bill Swift, ns a .- .. ' :. Id
cr, demands an accounting fu.tn tho
company nnd demands that t'p uurt
force the company to cease taking re
bates from rnllroad compi'-ps and
nlso compel tho company to return to
tho railroads moneys said by Swift
to have been Illegally exacted from
the rallroadB In the past. Swift de-j
clares that up to Sept. 30, 1902, tho,
McCormick branch of tho harvester
company alone forced the railroads to
pay It through rebates and the opera
tion of tho Illinois Northern road a
sum In excess of $3,000,000.
Swift asserts that harvesting ma
chines can be produced and delivered
by this company for $57. The com
pany receives $1)5 for them from
agents, who In turn sell the mfor $125, !
Swift nlso demnnds thnt the voting
trust bo set aside by the court.
Prefect of Police Assassinated.
Moscow, July 12. Major General
Count Shouvaloff, prefect of police
here, and formerly attached to tho
ministry of tho interior, was nssassl-.
nated while receiving petitions. Ono
of the petitioners drew a revolver (
and fired five times at tho prefect,
who fell dead. Tho assassin was ai-
rested. The assassin, who was dressed
as a peasant, has not yet been identi
fied. Ho was recently nrrcsted as a
political stispect, but escaped from tho
police station before his examination.
Takahira to Visit Oyster Bay.
Washington, July 12. By appoint
ment Kogoro Takahira, the Japaneso
minister, will call on the president at
Oyster Bay next Friday for a confer
ence regarding tho peace negotiations.
The Japaneso mission is expected to
reach New York about the last of
July. Nothing more Is heard here of
China's request to be represented at
the conference. In diplomatic quar
ters sympathetic to Japan it is de
clared that China's request was mado
at tho Instance of Russia.
ONE HUNDRED DEAD
EXPLOSION OF FIREDAMP IN COL
LIERY IN WALES.
News Spreads Rapidly and Wives
and Children of Victims Flock to,
Scene Sixty-eight Bodies Recov
eredDeath List 126.
Cardiff, Wales, July 12. An explo
sion of firedamp in No. 2 pit of tho
United National Colliery company at
Wattstown, In the Rhondda valley, the
center of the great Welsh coal flolde,
is believed to have resulted In tho
loss of at least 126 lives. Tho ex
plosion was followed immediately by
the belching of clouds of smoke and
dust from the pit shaft, in which 150
men were working. The force of the
explosion wrecked tho machinery at
tho mouth of tho pit. All communica
tion with tho doomed men in this
direction is completely cut off. No.
1 shaft, adjoining, has ordinarily af
forded communication with No. 2.
The 800 men In No. 1 and tho few
who escaped from No. 2 were drawn
up. A rescue party descended, but Its
work was Berlously impeded by tho
foul air and the falling masses of,
earth dislodged by the explosion. Al
together sixty-eight bodies have been'
recovered. Heroic efforts hove beenj
made for hours to reach the entombed
men, but tho ahsenco of all sound
from the Interior of the mine told
the tale of the worst disaster that has
taken place In south Wales since 1894.
Tho news of the explosion spread
rapidly and hundreds of women and
children and thousands of men
thronged the head of the pit, seeking
ASLEEP; PROPOSED TO GIRL7
Unusual Defense Offered to Breach of
Promise 8uit by an Iowa Man.
Cherokee, la., July 12. Tho claim
that ho must havo been talking in his
sleep and consequently without vo
lition on Ills part is the defense offered
by Simon Brandt, a wealthy bachelor,
to the breach of promise suit for $25,
000 brought by Miss Katherlno Crlppen.
Brandt acknowledges sitting up ono
night until after midnight with Miss
Crippon, and fears that during tho
evening ho may havo fallen asleep,
nnd while in the nap may havo pro
posed. Ho declares that falling asleep
during courtship Is not an unusual oc
currence, aB "tho warm atmosphoro
of tho room and tho eao is conducivo
to slumber." Brandt also says that It
Ib an established fact that living alone
lends to talking to oneself nnd that, in
tlmo, this grows and results In talk
ing in tho sleep.
TEN DIE OF SUN8TROKE
Scores Prostrated by Intense Wave of
Heat at New York.
New York, July 11. Ten deaths
and more than two score cases of
prostration resulted from tho continu
ance of tho wavo of intenso heat
which reached tho city on Saturday.
A grateful breeze from the sea served
In a measure to temper the torrid tern-
perature and excessive humidity, but
the suffering, especially In the swarm
ing tenement house qunrlorB, was in
tense, and throughout the day the am
bulances were kept busy removing
sun-struck patients to the various ho
pltals. A heavy thunder storm, with
a delugo of rnln, descended on Brook
lyn and tho lower part of Mnnhattnn.
The Btorm brought a startling fall In
the mercury, which dropped eighteen
degrees In half an hour, effectually
breaking the hot wave.
Revelations In Equitable Affairs.
Now York, July 11. The World
says: "Revelations far more startling
than those In the report of Superin
tendent Hendricks are contained In
the testimony taken in the stato In
surance department's Investigation of
the Kqultable Life Assurance society.
Senator Chnunccy M. Depew testified
that the llopew Improvement com
pany, In which he wns interested, ob
tained a loan from the Kquitnble of
$250,000 on property which tho stato
insurance department valued at only
$150,000. Ho ndmitted thnt neither
principal nor interest had been paid
nnd that the Kqultnhlo had been forced
to foreclose. He admitted that as a
member of the executive committee of
the Kqultnblo he had not advised this
loan, but had voted for It. He con
fessed to making a promise that tho
Kqultable should bo made whole, but
in the same breath said that promise
was not legally binding."
Meet Cut of Eastern Roads.
New Orleans, July 11. Tho eastern
railroad lines about a week ago an
nounced a cut on shipments of coffee
from New York to points in Iowa, Ne
braska and Kansas. This action put
the roads entering New Orleans prac
tically out of business ns far as carry
ing coffee was concerned. All tho
local roads and their western connec
tions announced rates fully meeting
the eastern cut nnd putting Now Or
leans coffee shipments on equal terms
with thoso or New York to the points
Investigating Asphalt Case.
Chicago, July 12. William J. Cal
houn of Chicago Iibb been selected by
President Roosevelt to act as a spe
cial commissioner to visit Venezuela
and determine the equity of the ns
phalt company's claims and other
Scott's Special Beats Record.
Chicago, July 12. The Scott special
on the Santa Ko railway reached Chi
cago from Los Angeles, Cnl., at 11:45
a. m six minutes ahead of the fast
Fifteen Thousand People Attend Clo
ing Session at Baltimore.
Baltimore, July 11. The closing
session of tho Christian Endeavoi
convention was held in Armory hall,
under tho leadership of tho treasurer,
William Shaw of Boston. Fully 15,
003 people attended the meeting. The
dorotlonal exercises wero conducted
by Rev. F. S. Hatch of India, after
which Secretary Voght read a lettei
from President FranclB E. Clark,
thanking the members for their sym
pathy in his Illness.
Rev. Howard B. Grose of New York
offered prayer for President Clark's
speedy and complete recovery. The
anthem "Send Out Thy Light" was
rendered by tho full convention chor
us, and then John Willis Bner read
tho annual address of the president,
Rev. Francis B. Clark.
Tho formal resolutions, which wero
very comprehensive, wero adopted by
a rising vote. Tho roll call of states,
which followed, wns responded to by
personal representatives of forty-two
states and territories of tho United
States and twelve foreign countries
amid much waving of banners and
Charles J. Bonaparte, secretary of
the, navy, delivered an address on
"Pure Politics and Religion." He de
clared It to be the duty of the people
to pay more attention to political
affairs and place honest men In office.
"Tho Lnst Word" was said by Rev.
James L. Hill in substitution for Presi
dent Clark. Thou, singing the hymn
"God Be With You Till Wo Meet
Again," tho vast audlonco filed out
of tho armory and tho twenty-second
International Christian . Endeavor
convention was at an ond.
Rouvler Reports on Morocco.
Pnris, July li. Premier Rouvler'a
announcement In the chamber of dep
uties of tho terms of agreement be
tween Franco and Germany concern
ing Morocco brings a deep sense of
relief to tho entire country, after
many weeks of tension which many,
persons believed involved tho possl-,
bllitios of wnr. The text of the threo
notes fully confirms tho general im
pression relatlvo to tho lines of the
negotiations. Germany's contention
for a conference receives tho final ad
herence of Franco, but Premier Ron
vler has secured tho safeguards
which ho insisted at the preliminary
conforenco with Prlnco von Rndolln
wero indispensable. Both countries
agree as to the sovereignty of tho
sultan, tho independence of Morocco
and tho open door without inequality.
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