The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 245, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 9, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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, ,, NV TUESDAY M0HX1NU, (IL'THHIK. 0K1.AH0MA, Ft.BHl T
flOST DESTRUCTIVE FIRE 1RUSSIA AND JAPAN ARE
)R FORTY HOURS FLAMES
RULED IN BALTIMORE
WITH WILD UNCONTRGL
rer 2600 BuiHin^s Destroyed and All Loses May Reach
$200,000,000--Commenccd Sunday Morn.ng at Eleven
O'clock and is Barely Under Control—Mayor McLane
Issues Statement--Burncd District is Guarded.
laltimore, Feb. 8.—The most de-
ictive conflagration In the history
this city commenced here Sunday
ruing, raging pra. i ■ ally uacheck-
untu tonigV. i-,mrieteiy 4«§ifoy-
hcoreg of the largest liuslnesa
isos In the who'e3.ue distrirl involv-
losses which canaoi yet be estlmat-
Owing to the wile exien of the
amity it will bo C4 y§ he^re even
deep water. Both banka of Jones Falls
were lined with lumber yards, and the
plies on the sides were blazing con-
stantly, and those on the otuer throw-
ing off clouds of ateam caused by tne
water turned on wood heuted at moat
of the point of ignliion. The President
street railroad nation is used as bar-
racks for the militia which is enforc-
ing martial law. The building caught
lUfc iiini I IOI m«. lilt "O n ■ • -
amity it will bo i.ays ber^r" even | flre a number 0f times and whenever
approximate eptim^ie can be made | (j()()ra were opened a shower of
nigh it is certain that the loss has Sj)arj48 Was carried Inside.
rarty exceeded J15'l.000;000^r ^^ . Kra(>k a competent allthor.
I he fire broke out bho y . jty nn H[a[i j(.s> uuaien thai the
lock Sunday morning In t . , numljer u| 1:,,r.ioIls thrown out of work
e iry goods store of John R Hur. t ^ ^ M 0theM have c.i-
the wholesale husines district, with ";>•'«< the enforced idleness at greatly
teries of loud explosions, which wer •
ard in remote parts of the city, and
road with great rapidity.
In half an hour there were a dozen
; warehouses in the wholesale fr-
et burning fiercely. The entire 1
department was cal'ed out. bur Ut-
terly powerless to check the spread
ihe flames, which were aided by the
gh winds, and by noon there were
vage fires in at least thirty big war-
mses and the conflagration was
nidily eating its way into successive
neks east, north, west and south.
When darkness fell tonight the p">-
e of this stricken city knew the worst
as over. The flames which for more
an M hours had swept resistle.-sly
rough the heart of the city were
icecked. An army of firemen from
any dties, working unweariedly. and
.1 h> a muddy little stream finally
inqnered. , . ,
Worn by a night and a day of ter-
>r, the groat crowds that wau-hed the
ty, went homeward, and at midnigh
,P ' streets were deserted, save for
ie police and the military, who guar.l-
l the burned district, marking 140
t res of devastated ruins.
Not even a cio^e application can lie
iude of the 'oss. Guesses can be made
I' the insurance. On the other hand
isurance estimates do not place the
,ial loss at a greate> figure than
150.000.fi00. S<> far ,h"rP has b0t® ""
\ siematie attempt to fix the values
liat were represented in which is tow
One la tor that *111 tipiirr larce.v :n
he final estimates consists of the
„n «i-s iu 'he banks and trust co:n-
ianies whose homes were destroyed.
'heir valuta and safes tonight are in
he ruins coVerrd with ions ol .debris.
per la who have given them as close
•\amlnatton as i>osslble express the
,elief that the contents are safe.
Not a Single life has Dfen lost and
,t a hun.an being has even been dan-
r0usly Injured. The hospital 1st con-
i of mloor burns, with the excep-
of Jacob ilginfrltz. a iireman front
„X, Pa. He has a fractured leg and
There has been little or no excite-
there has been no hysteria.
has been no disorder and no
; or attempt at looting. Iialti-
tonight is os ordinarily as a
and only the throb'of the la
fire engines and the boom of
nite as it bring the dangerous
„„„ to the ground disturbs the quiet
So far there has been no call for aid.
3 of aid have come from many
from sister cities, from corpo-
rations, and from private citizens but
Da tirnore tonight cannot say whether
or not it Will be needed or accepted.
That will be decided tomorow.
There is talk of a scarcity of food.
hut at most this can b? but temporary,
Twenty-four hours should su cc to
bring provisions in limitless Qitan-
U aT'i"'30"o'clock this arternoon the
northern limits of Ihe lire had traveled
from Kay.tte .treet to Eastern .venue.
The burned districts within th* terri-
tory bound) d <>n the west by Literary
Blreet, on the n'u'th by L xlngton s reel,
on the cast by Jones t'alU an 1 on ihe
south by the Rtsln. Withki this district
\ere the biff muctures on Fayelttm Gay.
l.omb iid. I'buries H*id-rs.m. Elbott.
Hollingsworth and Cqaupslde .streets.
Parsing southeast along the Basin the
following large docks were restroy d:
.Met'lure's, Patterson's Smith's. Freder-
< k«. Long and Union. Small thorough-
t'ates which extend an far north as L'*-
ngton Htreet an<l which were in the put
■f the dime* are Commerre. Krederhk^
ind Mill streets. The district tnus swept
by the ft • cortiprised 75 blocks and
nearly .WAT buildings.
Mayor Mctaane today gave the following
to tin Associated Press:
"1 wiah you would say for me tnai
the tire Is now under control.
"The people thioughout the country
have been very kind to us In our terrible
•alamlty and I cannot Had words to ex-
>r« sm my appreciation. We have had
offers of assistance from nearly every
I irge city in the east and several from
the west. Of course ther ehas as yet
been no relief system adopted, as we Uo
not know Just how we stand, but by to
morrow we shall know what reli- f meas-
ures It will be niH-essary to adopt. '
The hoard id' Insurance commissioner?■
refuse to «stlmate the loss. A promi-
iient member of the board suld:
• It Is lm|HJSslble at this time to give
nn estimate of the loss. | would say from
IHKi mw.CJOO np. It Is safe to eay the loss
-xceeds one hundred million dollars. '
STRICT MILITARY RULE.
Tonight the Are district and the terrl
tory immediately surrounding It are un
er tne strictest mil ary rule.
During thy confusion of Sunday night
detachments of regulars from "<*«rby
forts were sent to the Are district and
assisted the police In malntalng order
and restraining the great crowds from
encroaching upyn the Bremen. The fourth
and itfth regiments of Baltimore, ordtr-
-d out by G^ vernor Warfield, came on
dutv before day br ak 1 he men, « nn
numbered 1200 weer distributed about the
tire district, and no one could get by tie
line unless he hel.l a military pa*s. Pass
wire Issued personally by the brigadlei
general at Ills head(|uai ters In the cour
>iorne 111 order to be on the s «f" sid
Governor WarfleM. after a eonT.-renc
with other officials decided early in the
day to order aut another regiment and
accordingly orders were Bent to the First
reeriment the companies ar scattered
Mv. r the" state, to come to Bnltlmor,- at
once The nrrlved during the nicht .•
were distributed around the ana of d.
at Ion. The Muryl md naval reserve als
was called nut There ^-!1s some
that nlirhtfall looMng wotd 1 start.
lines of troops nround the ruins w...-, .
tlghtiv drawn however that it will b
(tn possible for thlevea to enter the fire
The auxiliary p^Ueemen ent hen
from WashinKton. Wllmimr'on nnd Phil
ndelphla numbering about 400. hi>««
relieviMi These men were nea..> • *
ha' sted. having b^en on duty, all nigh
and most of t^p 'l^y.
• SALOONS CLOSED.
While Governor Warfield and General
uu-ch took direct charge of the fVe ills
t, iVt M ivor M Lane nw to it that th<
citizens n-nerally 'id not get a chancy
:inni'v the ,«old!ers nr police. His flrft
,nt to Close all saloons nnd tb
was little drunkenness except among so,,.,
of the visitors from ither points who
brought liquor with them.
FIRE WAS CHECKED
Awful Path of the Flames Black and
Baltimore, Feb. R.-The choerinp
news that the fire had been cheeked
sprend rapidly over Ihe city and the
great crowds that all day had Rur-
,?■ .rlt nTS
n a oi ✓cars*
/ fl %
UAH-lino MAT5T 15L.
jAPANtbl XPOOn C jAPjHtit TtUGiAW Clitl/U —fHILtY/tr'
RUSH AN fOHTS dOVHCARlli
ft htAOQUARTWS - PHOPCUDMiSIAH
NAVAL DI POTt m ' JAPAMISI TI LIMA*
■rfllW TlOAlfOBr r. «i« r-mm
<m RUSilAN ift&itlS
j A PA fl HI
CZAR AND MIKADO WASTE
NO TIMF IN OtrUPViINO
Korea Will be Scene of Frightful War -United States and
Great Britain Will Watch Events Closely—Russia is
Said to Have Made First Move--Chinese Fear Russian
Invasion—Japan Lands Troops at Many Points.
ntatlve orders f nltlon of the respective rights of Japan
th- squadron and Russ therein.
lave been prepared
if the Asiatic rteet
nn nusB it uterein.
Subig | It was the itention of the JapL
• >f I'nit Arthur to ub- ernment orlKlnully that ji confej-i
Uusslan n iv ti opera- I place btttween the repri stntutlv
hand to protect A.m i - | Pteraburg and thn ItusHian ai
tierever tne\ piay be so «s to facilitate proRKHs as muun aj*
war-stricken district. J possible In reachliiK a solution out of th<$
submitted to ili>' piesi- 'situation, but tin- Russian Kovernment
i-isliin but will not l>e absoltiiely refused to do so on the pit
in' agreeable to Buss,a that the czar plaum * "
"or other reasons it
•Ided to conduct th«
dent for final
sent unless they an agreeable to Kuss.a
and Japan wb.ch will be sounded In ud-
mce on thlslside.
When the orders wet. prepared today It
as expected they would be sent forth-
Ith. In view of th.' restraining instruc-
ons they contained for B<ar Admiral
vans. lomtnaiuliiiK the Asastlc fleet, to
— strict neutrality In all his move-
SecTetar> Moody, iiowcver. Is not
; ; . , " iini'ii u eng ig.- iii I'-sp.-i'i io ine snv-
ents. Secretary Moody, how. y.-r, is not ,.,eignty and territorial Int. grlty of China
lllng that this country shall give ground Mm) |lU|at.-d the maintenance of the
. . en for suspi.'loii > ti" i Ku l.i nr j,r |n<-11>l< .>f . '|iialop|iortunltles for tlie
Japan, and It has th.-iefore been dei Ulecl ronimerce and Industry ot all nations in
that these government® shall !>-■ imked i c|,|Im unt| requested that Japan delcare
if th- despatch of ti rulser squadron Manchur.a and Its lltteral as being
- * — " tin ly ' ' • -
Th. situation th. b„in„ina of hCiliti.. b.tw.e.n Ru..l. """"" "°9°t'""°n'
looking to peace and the conflict will find both nations in condit.on for the war that will be a maker of h.sto y.
m hayeue sireei inrfin ' , .
Ai this point half a dozen companies roUnded and erowdad acalnst u.e
itftre fichtinfc. while other companies tightly drawn fire lines beran to turn
were flanKir.p on the Jones Falls and ; homeward. I'nless the wind which
♦ he Liberty street borders. Sandwiches now blows briskly from the northwest
end coffeee were served from drays anu ! should change, it is believed that there
coal was fed to the ehgines. Every ls n0 further danger. But the tired
bridge over Jones Fal's had a score of ■ firPmen are taking no chances. All
firemen and not l^irequently Uiey over the burned district they are to-
were compelled to turn their atten- | njght fighting the fierce flames that
tion from twoering pyres to put out stlll live in large piles of ruins.
flames on the floor between them and These fires are no menace, however,
v.. they have nothing to feed upon
outside their present limits.
SPREAD IN AFTERNOON.
During the afternoon the wa'l of
flame ate its way in a southerly di-
rection toward the water. Sporadic
tires sprung Into existence and caused
the withdrawal of apparatus and men
rom the line of battle. Buildings, old
and new, large and small, stores, shops
every imaginable class of business,
vanished as the fire swept onward.
As the day wort? on the foreii'ont or
the fire neared Jones Falls, a small
Uream that tren«l3 north and south
and separates Baltimore from that
portion of the city known East Bal-
:imore. This little stream was the last
THE LAST STAND.
If the fire leaped It, If by flying em-
bers or a rush of flame the fire could
ross and gain a foothold its end could
ot be foretold. Trmnenduous efforts
were made to block it. Dynamite*was
lsed freely. The fire apparatus was
entered and all the skill of the fire
liihler.s called into play to defeat the
lement that had eaten up millions of
ollars worth of property.
And human skill and p tick and grit
ind unfaltering courage won.
The fire was checked.
But behind It lay a great waste of
nore than 140 acres in extent.
Every street that led to the fire area
vas crowded with spectators. Down
he narrow, gulch-like streets the
smoke hung densely, split now and
hen by a red glare of flame.
The crush of falling buildings, was
ost In the roar of exploding dynamite
is It was used to demolish structures
>s yet untoucHitTd by lire
UNDER MILITARY CON i ROL.
The city was under the strictest mll-
tary control. All around the burned
irea was stretched a cordon of so dlers
,vho held up all comers at the point of
Police brought from the neighboring
•ities, patrolled the district and on
^very street near the limits of the fire
•trea paced armed sentries.
In the early hours this morning the
army "f tire fighters coped against
iverwhelmiug odds, and when dawn
iroke the flames were raging fiercely
ilong the wharves and focused by the
reater power house of the
iailways company, which furnlsherl
he power for all the street railways of
Then the flames ate their way with
tndiminished force southward, follow-
ng the lines of Jones Falls, and were
flna'ly checked near the water s edge
at West Falls avenue, in the south-
east section of the city. There the
GETS HACKtTT'S JOB HANNA'S CONDITION
H. PRITCHARD OF N. C. MAR- EXTREMELY WEAK BUT PHYSt-
SHAL AT SOUTH M'ALESTER j CIANS ARE VERY HOPEFUL
New Man Has a Record in North Car- Waiting for Diaease to Run Its Course.
i trip abroad
s unavo.dably de«
. ... „„..UUv u ...v. ...tgotlaliuns at To-
RUSSIA DECLINKD. \
II win not until the third of October
that the Russian government presented a
" proposal, and In them she de-
|i despaicu III ine eiuisei n>|uii<ii
rthern waters will embarrass either
The cruiser squadron consists of th.- Al-
bntiy. flagship: the New Orleans, Rallegh,
If the squadron goes northward It Is
fully expected here that Rear Admiral
III transfer his tlag to the Albany
■ inmarid of the squadro"
i.nlng In the" far east after his regu-
««ur of duty has expired
■•« Its lltteral ..r iichih
of her Hphere and Int.'
iverul restrictions up
actl-ni In Koren
■cognizing Jap i
for in lam e, while recognizing japan a
light i■ > dispatch troopB when necessary
iirntsrt Iran . f !>...• interests In
necessary cost of clerical service aris-
ing for the additional duties. At the
present time, postmasters at Interact
Ing mail routes. ,.Wing to the rapid growth
of the rural free delivery service are, by
the ver\ nature lof things, wholly un-
equ'ppi d to separate arid distribute mails
Ron.i Un< l:i refused to allow her to
us. any portion of Korean territory for
In fai l. Russia went so far as to pro-
pose to establish a neutral zone In K«r-
i.as 'errltory north of the thirty-ninth
Issued today for Iaieut. puralhi.
'aulle.v. now on the Dol- JAPAN COULD NOT SEE.
Lieut. Cpmmand®r Chjui. gorvrnment utterly fni-
aish. as naval attache at ' ° ' ed • why Russia, who prof.->sed
t'oniinander Marsh and uleut ir- | no intention t ..absorbing Manchiirijt,
\ ( |||. who has been detat^nea Bboui,| be disinclined to Insert in the
the kentuck> andI now on 1.1b way , invention i .iause In complete har-
,kio. are under o.de.s to foil. w the m(|n% v( (| r. |(.. lt ,|, eland
u se naval opeiatlom as h<* t *hey pi jn, i,,|, i e.-p. . t Ing the sovereignty and
11 s not expected that they will b« |^rr|tl.rlaI Integrity of Korea. Further-
aboard the Japanese ships peram . mor(1 tl)ls ,.,.ftMH| of RuBMlan gov
i separate ana distribute mans 11
sent Into the rural districts of I *'
At the present time these postnmsters
are not allowed to employ additional
ch rk hire unless the amount is paid nut
lin"y' JAPAN DETERMINED.
That Japan has fully determined on
*a r is evident from a cablegram re-
ived at the navy department today
Marsh, saying that a Jana-
olina and is Believed to be the Man
for the Places
From State Capital Washington Bureau.
WashinKton. U. C„ Feb. 8.—President
Roosevelt today appointed Charles K.
Pritchcard, of North Carolina. United
States marshal for the central dis-
trict of the Indian Territory to suc-
ceed lienjaniln Hacketl. removed.
Pritchard held a position as senate
door keeper in last session of congress.
He is a brother of Judge Peter C.
Pritchcard. former senator from South
Carolina and now an associate Justice
of the supreme court of the district of
Co'umbia, presiding at ahe Machen
trial. Pritchard was suggested by
Judge Spencer B. Adams, who holds an
Indian Territory judgeship.
Pritchard recently called on the pres-
ident and Mr. Rooseve" declared he
was Just the person for the position.
He killed notorious Jeff Garland in
North Carolina and has had many en-
counters with desperadoes in the mail
service in that state. His brother op-
posed the appointment, believing he
made a mistake in accepting It.
Provides More Judges.
From State Capital Washington Bureau
Washington, 1). C., 1-eb. 8. Chair-
man Jenkins of the committee on ju-
diciary* introduced a bill today,creat-
ing a coiyt of appeals for the Indian
Territory and providing for three ad-
ditional 'Judges for the territory. Sev-
eral bills reorganizing the Indian Ter-
ritory courts have been introduced and
a'l referred,to this committee. The sub-
committee prepared the Jenkins meas-
ure and the three judges to be assign-
ed to the northern, western and cen-
tral districts and the court of appeals
have the same jurisdiction as the su-
preme court of Arkansas.
Washington, Feb. R.—Senator Hanna'*
condition tonight was a little more en- |
couraglng. though the extreme weakness :
which has been the worst feature of hla
llneas. continues. Tfe had a fairly quiet
Senator Talks Little—He is
| of their own pockets. It Is for the pur-
pose of compensating these postmastiTB
and aiding ti e serv ee that Senator Pen-
| rose i.s to push his amendment to the
I general postal laws.
m;oc naval "division had left f<- •
the port of the Korean capital. The Mlez-
ure of Seoul, the geneial naval board
savs, will be Japan's first act of war.
WILL R KM A IN NKt'TRAL.
Count I'assini. the Russian ambassa-
dor. called by appointment on Secretary
■k. and tb
I AMERICAN MISSIONARY'S
bassador was again
•ou Id b
depended oil to
ami most complete
b-s Irr'tnbllty of the
the senator wnp able u inn.- i
ishment than for some divs.
I>nst two davs he has talked
and has made no effort
bring up business
Hans say it la
Annual Meeting Beean at Wilkes
barre Yesterday-Many Notable
. I maintain Ihe Htm.... ...
neutrality In the ootnlni
slnl gave Mr. Hay a brief —
the negotiations lie Informed
retary that Russia was convli
Jii |ia ii had .ill along been an> ou.- !>>r war
1 - aking "ff of diplomat!.
tirst. to '
of waiting f
but that they
ind that he, .
elations at the moment when Russia
vas putting fortli her utmost effort to
oak. exiici'sslon* that woui.l ^preserve
MAY^FnltMAI.I.V ' 1 >i:< 'I.AI1I'". WAR.
that Japan will
inipre- . .1 ihe J.ip.tnese government all
the more with the necessity of the in-
sertion of ii -linn- til th. effect that
Japan his Important commereial Inter-
ests In Manchuria and entertains no smalt
hopes of their further development, and
that politically Japa.i has even inter-
is there by • *a"on of its relations to
irea. so that sin- (ould not p.nnlbly
• 11 *1' i /. • Manchuria being entirely
itsldc her sphere of Interests.
DECIDKD TO REJK<"I".
These reasons decided Japan to abso-
lutely reject the Russian provost Tho
Japanees government explained the nbovo
views and at tne name time m;: % 1
other necessary amendments In the Una-
slan counter proposal.
A NEUTRAL ZONE
They further proposed with regard to m
neutral K.ine that if one was to be created
it -|, , | he established on both side.- of
tlx* i clary line between Manchuria
and Koie.i with equal width, say tifty
Ullon.i'!-. After re pi ated discussions at
Toklo the Japanese government tlnally
p,,s.i!t "<l tin Russian government t.ielr
.letin i. ,ic n.lment on the thirteenth of
| i i, The Japaneau government then
ire hopeful Th" heart
good nnd that the senai.u i-> m n i
I'ved family Is consider, d ii his f;^
Washington, Feb R—The following bul-
letin was l«stied on Senator Hanna's con-
t'"n tor •ht:
Hanna's tempr-rature at ti p. n was
cj; h's pulse is 97 and regular; r splra-
tion 24. There has been less Irrltnbllltv
of the stomach and his condition remains
good*. RIXEY CARTEa
RURAL FREE DELIVERY
Growth of 'System Necessitate
(Many Changes and New Laws.
Has Come to Stay.
have a bulb?
t-nn vlvanl« illm..-™-
mdltions that have
past year and to the flmhltlou ,
* " dety the
«.i mnt •. Wllesbarre, Pa., Feb. 8.—The American
The phvsl- i Church Missionary society, which look
after Episcopal mlss.ons In Ctntrul and
South American and also conducts many
missions in this country, began Its an-
nual meeting In St Stephan's church, this
Mishop Talbot of the Central
pres d ng. Owing to
•ting which lasts two days; promises
he the mo«(t important in Its h story.
With the construction of the Manama
canal, ami consequent turning of atten-
tion to Central and South America the
society believes the time has arrived for
making heroic efforts toward the educa-
tion tb*- people of the southern i i-
nent nnd the securing of real religious
liberty Another matter to receive care-
ful attent "ii is the pi ogre* x of laymen's
work In planting and maintaining mis-
sions In nnd near large cities, similar
|ahl.shed by the Rrotherhood
. iv ti. Snn Francisco. Syra-
Denver and several
Iter that theic
At the Japan.'!
onlght that ther
v of Condition Out of Which War
• in for a reply.
Id Sb.A SUPPRESSED.
ItuH.sia suppressed clause
Manchuria 1 to maka
convention apply entirely
malntulned Its original de-
.1 to the nouemidoyment
ltory for strategical pur-
s a neutral rone, but '-ho
daufbiiila from the pro-
mi b-ing contrary to tho
of the negotiations which
iiiscs of conflict between
lea and i"- • friendly ar-
helr Intci'i is both in Man-
w el fare
(Bv Myron Boyle.)
From State Capital Washington Bureau.
u''ici.it<i'inp Pith R.—Th e enormous
ana rupiu (ruwiii v
livery service in the United State
ing giving much earnest considei ation
bv the poatmaster general and his assist-
ants. Tl.e committees on postonlces and
postroads of the two houses or co
are also considering this subject.
Is no doubt but what rural fi" d'
has come to stay. The farming com-
munities of the United States demand It.
'How to conserve th * interests of these
people is the problem which confronts
mbors of congress
lembers or congress
Senator Penrose of Pennsylvania, chair
• • . I man of the committee on postofflces and
Tooeka Topora Get Drunk in Electric trosde has offered an amendment to
Linht Bulb. I 'be general statutes which he will press
Lignt duio. A',n ths general postofflco appropria-
O ii n cornea before the senate for conaid-
Toneka* Feb. 8—St Louis and K Hon. One provision of the amendment
City bq or 'louses ue now shjr I « authorlzei the postmaster general to
kv Into Topeka in novel origin il designate postmasters at the Intersec-
electro light bulbs filled . with tion of mall routes and the Intersection
hauor These are being sold by lilntisis and tsrmlnl of rural free delivery ma.I
past section or tne cny. iuc c .U« h hulb holdB a drink ■Empties" are routes as dlatrlbutlng or separating
names oonUnued through the night, | him. | ^ "f? m?,'mS..'
MODERN SCHOOL QUI LDINQ
Carmen to Have Modern Eight Room
• Brick Structure.
# Th< January Issue of the American j
Si hool Board Journal received at tho
office of territorial superintendent L
"cress W. Baxter yesterday contained t rut j
There and the plai.fi of the new school bull I
1 ry ing :• be er-- '."i nt Carmen. Th-
building Is modern In every respti t.
has sp idftus#balls and eight class
rooms and is to be built of brick and i
i und her repeated a.-,
rs. not only continue
anchurla. but has t t
r- of Korea wot
lent of the.
imunlcated i wards tb- end
such a de«l •• tl^ Rus
incut and Invited its adhei.-m
Russian government .xpi
,ib' PROPbSED TO RUSSIA,
'•cordlngly on the 12th of August the
The Japanese government asked the
Ru: ian government to nshlet ilie
question and again proposed tlie re-
moval o ftlie restriction re;;arJlng the
use of Korean territory and the entire
suppression of the neutr .! gone on the
gnmnd that if Kusia was opnoFcd to
the ,tablishment of one In Manchuria
it k" niilil not estab ish one in Koiva.
<3 iMt reply ol R la w%| receiv-
ed ' Toklo on the sixth ol auuarv.
# j, : • f-nly It is true Russia, pro-
poaet, agreo to insert Ihe following
clau «• i" supposed agreement: c .
Th recognition by Japan ol Man-
,, ehurla and Us lltteral as o^taile her
bv means 1 «ph"ro ami In the province would r.ot
Impede Japan or any other powers In
the tnpoyment of righu and ,Pjiyil< -
i'A acquired by them under ®xistir.r,
treatIfs with China pxciusiv- oi the
estabi: timetit of s ttlemdit'"
. the In-
.1 tbi "on-employm-nt
iu:h :ts representative >t St. Peter - the ^ tully explained io
,■ i the bas s of an agreement which ; naa
substantially as follows. , lh#rn' AVOIDED MANCHURIA,
-t A mutual n,Kr'in,f^S It should further be observed that no
II . i* dependence and JlilP mixtion wn< made at til of the territorial
,f the Chinese .nd Korean ;mpires ™K,w;f ^h!, m Manchuria and t
Second. A mutual engagement to main- mtegnw .!f.Avid.,nt ^ everybody that
ti.ln the principle of an equal oPn<>rt"n'«* Lg%emont bv RuBa.a would be un-
for the eommetc.al Industry of all nat.ona th )n value so long as It was
with the natives of those countries. unaccompanied by a definite stipulation
*8!&,n£ iSSSl,;-.". KS.SSSSSBfSh'
Cuftlnttcd on P,,:« M -
TWENTY-FIVE KILLED ;♦
Nicaraugua Passenger Train Wrscked
^>n High Bridge.
Managua. Nlr . Feb. s - A passenger
frain on tlie Chlnaduga Vleja Ti TI. was
deiailed February : while passing over
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here ban led to the fflOVOy
'ablff^aUowanee°to^the'^oetmaater for the many others Injured.
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