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   Allegany County Reporter (Newspaper) - July 4, 1905, Allegany, New York                                 6'1. number 53:  WELUaviLLE, N. Y,, TÌJE80AY, JULY 4,>,1§06,  ISSUeO 8EMI-Wf êKLY.  WAR VESSEL ON SEA.  ■mmmrn-  steamed Detotly Away From Admiral Krugers Black Sea Fleet--Shows up Later at a Rptunanian  Fort and Is Allowed to Take on ^ater  ' KuB^rJi, iiodmania. July 3. — The ^mmundt'r of thf> Roumanian fleet ^srdc'l tbc Kniaz roU>mkinc and gave ker permisPlon '<» tako water and pio-tlsloas ¡icmlitif; iustructlons from Pacharost,  The tallUt-tiip has auchort'd within tbitc-milf linilt.  The Iluspian gunboat Psezouape is elto he"', '"it commuQlcated  with the Kniaz Potemklno.  ßtt.,  becomo fully acquainted with the sit- Burréndered to4h^ authorities at Odes-uatlon '  Up to 3 o'clock this morning no newfl M to the whoreabouta of the Knlaz I'oteroklne had been received In St. reterRbnrg.  EXTENSION OF MUTINY.  Admiral Kruger's Signals Disobeyed by Two Battleships.  Sebastopol, July 3.--TBe Black Sea iquadron which went to Odessa con-BlBted of two divisions, commanded by Admiral Kruger and Admiral Vyshore-Tetsky respectively. The former's aivlBlon included the Rostlslav and the Slnope, and the latter's the Geprgl PohledonoEets!, the Trla Svlatltlla,  Bucharos!, Roiimania, July 3—Authorities at Kufitonji have been InBtmtst-cd to call upon the mutineers of the Knlaz Potomliino to land^ without aras, Informinc tli^m that thoy will  bo treated as foroipn deserters while tho Dvenadzat Apostoloff and the tor-In Rouroanla. Otherwise, the, Rou  manian warsliir-s will be directed to UFC force.  i:-  1  f.: ■'  (U  lis  St,. Pctersbiirg, July 3.—The unpre-cedentti sixdadc of a pow^erful môd-em baitlosiiiip cruising around In the Black P«'a in itie hands of a crew who under tho rul< s of international/ law cannot bo rcfianied as other than pirates, end of tlu'admiral In command of the H'Rt of tht' Euxine „fleet frankly confosBlnt; his inability to cope with the situai ion and ordering the fires of his warshlj)? to Lie drawn, has stupefied Ihf Husslaii adniiraUy.  Thr wf!(M< ;ih<nit8 of th«» errant bat-tleshij) Kniaz l'ot»'nil<int' is unknown; CO planfi for rapturing her have been devised, and tho policy ot non-inter-ferenct- skius to at present in Togue.' Tile situation would furnish a ilbreuo for a rouúc opera were not the eietrentï of tlie plot so serious.  Dispatches from Odessa and Sebastopol, v;hich are confirmed by the ad-cilralty. clear up fully the present sit-tialloü. The Kniaz Potemkine has lailed from Odessa and is now at large and her crew, reinforced by sympathizers from shore, is still in control of the vessel.  On the Georgi Pobledonosetz which mt in its fortunes with the Knlaz Po-temkino after its arrival at Odessa and landed It."; officers, the more loyal or more timorous portion of them gained the upper hand and agreed to surrender and to disarm the ship. The rest of the squadron returned to Sebastopol without venturing to take up the "gauntle: thrown down by the mutineers on the Kniaz Potemkine, arid Admiral Knifi( r after a council of Mr, finding that he could not depend on his crew, ordered the fires drawn beneath the boilers of his ships and gave'parmisKion to all the dlsaff«:ted officers and sailors, to quit the, vessels 6nd go ashore. The sailors of the Ekaterlna II known to be so mutinous that the battleship wa.s left behind when Ihe squadron started for Odessa, the (Whole crew dismissed and the ship disarmed.  The Kniaz Poternkine, which was eteering a southerly course when she left Odessa, would within a few hours fee south of Russian limits and may cert,be heard from at some Balkaa or Turkish port.  The- spirit manifested'through' thé fleet goes far to explain the defeat In the Eei of Japari, as a large portion of the crew, esprriaiiy those of Admiral Nobogiiíofr'ü division, were .crafted from the Kuxine sea, and were evidently not in a mind to offer a stout fight.  The proclaairtMon altáohod to the flead body of Kniaz Potemkine's jailor Omiltrhuk Ode.ssn confirms " Jhe Btiiomrnt of -h.^ authorities that Ite revolt 7.as emiuu erod by some rev--OhiUonists. Th. iT.H.lamallon termin-û^d with fhv s:,,ran'of the party. UÇe for al!, nt: ! a:i for one." This ^ak« the n.oro serious than  ^ould Lave b.m matter of simple Q^affmion and uiv. s rise to the great apprehension that the revolutionary Deanlzation ir.ay have conducted an qualîy BUccG.-sfui propaganda among the results of which will  iis Bad lenlv  l3 called Eency.  manift stf (Ì when the army  upon tn soaie Internal emer-  Though no pern;i..slon was given to 0 ^^^ develop.  to. all circles in  ^ i'^f'er which has iheen tTZl \ and therefore  n r censorship, has  Unvlf ion details of the mu^ at Odessa, ^ Copies newsb-pys and lL avidity everywhere. Oiesifirf? a'-^otmts of the events at  C ani bave ar,  ^^ve helped the public to  Odessa, July 3,—Tho eurroudo* of  |he Gcorgl Poblcdonoaotz was formally carried out this morning by tho war-Bhlps. Th© offlcora went on board and picked out tho ringleaders,all of whom were sent ashore. A torpedo boat and a ^nboat arrived this morning with Admiral Chbuknln, the commander of the Baltic flfeft. The city Is quiet.  ANOTHER SHIP MUTINIES.  Constadt, July 3.—The crow of the  Russian cruiser Mlnkine refused to put to sea today with the other ves sela of the squadron, alleíjiag that the age and condition of tho Mlnkine prevented her participation in the gun práctico and mnnouverin«; Tho ringleaders were iirrested anl the Min kine towed close to a fort and anchored.  BrtiTiSH STEAMER OVERHAULED  peflo cruiser Kasarekl. Several torpedo boats accompanied tho sauadron.  On arrival in the roads th© ftagshls signalled the Knlas Potemkine to Joli Ihe squAdron, to which the battleshli repllea, Wo ask that the admira" should come on hoard us."  No answer being given, the Knlai Potemkine cleared for action an^ iteamed at full speed along the whol< 0©et. She passed so close to theothei vessels that even the features of hej commander, who wore a thick beard and was in civilian clothes, was clear ly distinguishable. Several amoni the crews assert that they saw al least thirty men In civilian costum< on board the Knlaz Potemkine.  Admlml Kruger signalled to tho flquhdiua "head for Bebastopol" and a' the samo time the Knlas Poteraklni displayed the signal "we remain here.'  Commander Gazevltch of the Qeor^ Pobledonosetz signalled that th< machinery of the vessel was disabled Admiral Kruger. repeated his ordei to make for Sebastopol, when tht QeorgI Pobledonosetz reji'lied "we re main here." She then steam^ij^along side the Kniaz Potemkine an^oisted the signal "we wish to hand you ouj  officers." This was the lasrt signa: • Oyster Bay, July 3.—-Negotiations Been by the squadron before heading looking to peace in the far east are  Odessa, July 3.—A torpedo boat today fired a blank shot across tho bows t)f the British steamer Cranley, lying off Fontana for the purpose of taking off British rubjects if necessary. The torpedo boat signalled the Cranley to accompany her inside the harbor. Later XluBoIan ofilclala searched her for revolutionary refugees. The British consul general protested to the Governor saying there was no reason to support any refugees were on hoard the Cranley, It Is supposed she will be shortly released.  PEACE NEGOTIATIONS PROCEED ING.  for Bebastopol.  Captain Golikoff and all the ofilfcert of the Knlaz Potemkine except five, who were mostly engineers, were killed June 28 during the voyage to Odessa.  It is stated that three hundred work men from the Sermovo works were on board.  Durl-ig the disorders in the port ol Odessa the Kniaz Potemkine obtained supplies from the cruiser Otchakoff.,  The captain of the trafisport Vechs was made prisoner by a ruse. The Knlaz Potemkine signalled to him tt come aboard. He did so and was seized and botmd and put ashore. Tlie cre^ of the Vecha then declared common cause with the crow of the Kniaz Po temkin'?, as did also the crew of one of the torpedo boats.  PEACE NEGOTIATIONS.  Plenipotentiaries Intrusted With Full Power to Negotiate a Treaty.  Oyster Bay, L. I., July 3.—President Roosevelt has authorized the follòw-ing announcement to be made relative to the pending peace negotiations between Russia and Japan, y "The president- announces that the Russian and Japanese governments ' liavQ_;nutillod him that they have appointed the plenipotentiaries to meet In Washington, as soon after the 1st of August as possible. The two Russian plenipotentiaries are Ambassador Muravieff, formerly minister of justice and now ambassador àt Rome, and Anjbassador Rosen. The Japanese plenipotentiaries are Baron Kom-umura, now minister of foreign affairs, and Minister Takahira.  "It is possible that each side may send one or more additional repre-Bentatives. The plenipotentiaries of both Russia and Japan will be intrusted with full power to negotiate and coucltidfi a treaty of peace, subject of course to ratification by their respective home governments."  regarded here as having assumed sat isfactory form and the prospects of an armistice are thought to be brighter than at any time,previous.  TERRIFIC ELECTRIC STORM,  Storekeeper Drowned—Woman Wash ed From Apple Tree.  Elmira, N. Y., Ju|y S.^Thls city and immediate neighborhood was the cen ter of a'terrific electrical storm late yesterday ¿iteriibOa which did much damage. Lightning struck a dozen buildings in the city and in Ellyria Heights and hundreds of telephones were burned out.  Near the Gleason health resort on East Hill there was a cloudburst. The water .«-wept down the hill into the city, washing out Tuttle avenue and comple<ely destroying the home Stuart Decker. About 20 other resi dents suffered severe losses.  Near Pine City, on Seeley Creek south of the city, Miles Adie, keeper of a general store, was drowned.  Mrs. Clinton, who climbed an apple tree to escape the flood, was carried away in the tree but was rescued mile below.  There are several bad washouts on the Erie and Northern Central rail roads south and east of the" city and Erie triilns are using D., L. and W tracks. All train service,- is inter rupted.  An iron bridge on the state road near the Pennsylvania line was wash ed away and was badly damaged. The storm 'lasted more than an ho\ir and passed over much of the same terri tory devastated two weeks ago yesterday. The total damage will probably teach ?150,000 or $200,000.  THE JOY OF ANTICIPATION.  ALL NATURE MOURNS  'A DreicMag ¡RaM Aeeompaaied the Reii0¥ál of Johtt Hay's ' Body. ■ Mommtaim Road Mmddy Sittice ^ ^  Newbury, N. H., July 3.—A opcclal train bearing the body of Secretary o. State John Hay who died early Sat urday morning at "The Fells," bh summer residence on tho shoro o; Lake Eunapco, left Newbury Sundaj] was hero, for Cleveland, O., "Where the Inter men  giving tho details of arrangement® there.  It wan not generally known hero thnt th'3 body who to pans through Albany;- benco there were few Albany people at the station while tho train  —Clsv«lwid PWn Dtal«rw  .....I " ^  ®  Oystsr Bay, L. I., July 3 —President -Roosevelt has prepared the formal proclamation announcing the death of John Hay, secretary of state and it will be promulgated today In Washington.  "A proclamation by the President the United States.  "John Hay, secretary of state of the United States, died on July 1. His death, a crushing sorrow to his friends, la to tho people of this country a national bereavement; and In addition it is a serious loss to mankind, for to him It was given to stand as a leader in the- effort to bettor world eond: tlons by Btrlvlng to advance the cause of international peace and Justice.  "He entered the public service at-the trusted and intimate companion of Abraham Lincoln, and for wellf nlgb forty years he served his country with loyal devotion and high ability in many rositlon of honor and trust; and finally he crowned his life work by serving as secretary of the state with Buch far sightedness of the future and such loyalty to lofty ideas, as to confer lasting benefits not only upon our own countrv- but upon all the nations of the earth. As a suitable expression of national mourning, I direct thai the diplomatic representatives of the United States in all foreign countries display the Hagaover their embassies and legations at half mast for tea days; that for a like period the flag of the United States be displayed at half mast at all forts and military posts and at all naval stations and on %11 vessels of the United States.  "I further order the day of the aeral the executive departments In the city of Washington be closed and that on public buildings throughout the Uhlted States the Anrerlcan flag be displayed at half-mast.  "Done at the city of Washington this third day of July A. D. 1905, and of the ^Independence of the United States oK^America the one, hundred and twenty-ninth.  "Theodore Roosevelt.  "By the president: Herbert D. Pierce, acting secretary of state." 'ficcrctary Loob practically han corn pleted arrangements for President Roosevelt's trip to Cleveland to attend the funeral of Mr. Hay. The fun eral will take place at eleven o'clock next Wednesday morning, and as the Journey from Oyster Bay to Cleveland ■^.111 consume '20 hours, it will be necessary for the president to leave here Tuesday afternoon.  He will make the trip on a special train over the Pennsylvania railroad, leaving here about two o'clock p. m on July 4th. At Philadelphia the president will be joined by members of his cabinet, who will accompany him to Cleveland.  It is expected the prcBldent will reach, Cleveland about 9 o'clock on Wednesday morning. He will remain there only a few hours, the special train being scheduled. to start on the return .trip at three o'clock that after noon. The president will come dl rectly to Oyster Bay, arriving here about eleven o'clock a. m. Thursday.  will bo made. The funeral party conslBted of Mrs  Body Lying In State. Cloveland, July 3.—The caskct con-  Hay, the widow; Clarence Hay, th« tiiinlng tho body of John Hay was Bon; Dr. Charles h. Scuddor of Bos' placed in tho auditorium of the Cham-ton, who attended Secretwy Hay dur.ber of Commerce today where it will Ing his lastlllnesa; Mr. and Mrs. Sam'remain under guard until 9-30 Wed-  Federal Graad ]mj ia CMcago Fiads  Negotiations For Armlstico.  St. Petersburg, July 3.—Negotiations for an armistice between the armies of Russia and Japan, It can be definitely stated, are now in progress, presumably at .Washington; but they haVe not reached a stage where any further announcement can be made.  The decision seems to rest with Japan, which country is weighing the relinquishnient of the prospect of bettering her present advantageous position against the enormous cost in lives and money of another great be^ttle.  BATTLESHIP SURRENDERED.  Washington, July 3.—The State Department has b-'en advised that tho battleship Georgi Pobiedonastz has  Three Deaths by Lightning.  Maloae, July 3. — The rainstorm which began Sunday continued u^ abated i»nd the streams and rivers ai^" all above high water mark. Two women were killed by lightning at Madrid and one man at Dickinson. Innumerable washouts are reported on the Newport and Ottawa and the Mohawk and Malone railroads. The boom in the Salmon river at Malone lloldin.3 $3,000 worth of logs broke and all the pulp wood started on its way to the St Lawrence river. Roads ijtt the mountains and foothills are so washel out as to be Impassable. All grain rnd crops on moderately , low land ar'i completely ruined.  Wedding Invitations and calling cards—latest styles—if or sale at this office.  Chicago, July 3.—Three months of investigation of the packing industries culminated Saturday in the return of indictments in the United States district court against four of the big corporations and 22 of their o£Bciala by the federal grand ' jury. In general terms the indictment upon which the grand juro s agreed charges the pack* ers with maintaining a combination in restraint of trade and conspiring to receive and grant rebates.  A speedy trial -of the defendants will be held, in all probability, during the July terms of the court.  The action of the grand jury was no surprise to the packers and their agents. In faet it had beea anticipated for weeks, according to the statement issued soon after the indictments had been returned in Judge Bethea's court by John S. Miller, special counsel for all of the corrorations.  All arrangements had been mo'de for giving bonds through a s':.ety company for each of the d'lfe'nliintg. the first of the bonds being iilcl within half an hour after the jury went into court  Each of the defendants will be re quired to:give:a bond for ?5 0();) uiili sx" the court should cohciu'le to rhni.ge the amount. No bench wf>rra!i(o wtc issued. District Attorney Moirisoa expressing his conflvlence lo the co^i t  / ■ •  that none of the persons indi  ment would endtavi/r to escape. It Is expected that nil of the "diie.idan's will be ready to file bon 'f v.ben tlie court convenes Monday.  The indictment is a voluminous doo-nmeiii of aliout ('0 tvpowritten pag'^s It sets forth In detail the siieoific in-Rtaneefi of violations of the federal laws iirohjhiting combinations in restraint of trade and instances where rebates had been acceptcd. It is sweei)in,ii in its scope, embracing hut two cc>unts and applying to all the person.^ named.  uel Matheir of Cleveland, the latter e Bister of Mrs. Hay, and S. A. Raymond also a relative of Mrs. Hay.  After a distressing day and night the members of tho Hay household wer» astir early Sunday, morning, prepar ing for the trip to Cleveland.  The skies became overcast and s drenching rain began to fall. Th« narrow^ winding mountain road wat transformed Into a channel of mu¿ and was in a wretched condition when the time arrived for the Journey froa "The Fells" to the stalon, two and i half miles. This was altogether do void of ostentation. The rosewood box which was covered with a rubbei blanket had been lashed to the wagon the steepness of the hills making sucl a precaution necessary. Tho body wat attended only by the undertaker and Secretary Hay's old coachman.  Both men walked, tho coachman leading the horses while tho undertaker followed behind. Not a person wat met along the lonely mountain road. The window shades of the few scat tered farm houses along the routi were drawn. The rain fell in tor rents as the funeral party trudged through the muddy road. The trip tc Newbuiy station oooupled nearly an hour. Nearly all th© residents of thi little hamlet were assembled at the station awaiting the arrival of the funeral party and when the wagon "With the secretary's body neared the station thfi i^owd on the platform stood with heads bared.  The special train, consisting of o combination baggage car, sleeping cai and funeral car of the Boston and Maine railroad, was standing oa the Biding. ,  The wagon was driven to the reai of the funeral car and several New bury citizens assisted the undertakei and coachmaa In transfèrrlng thf casket.  At the moment when the caskel was placed on board the'train there was n' tlft In the clouds and for" the first and only time during the day the lofty hills were bathed In sunshine Less, than five minutes later the rain began to fall again.  Shortly after 11 o'clock a closed bus belonging to the Hay stables was driven to the station. Clarence Hay was the first to alight and Mr. Mather, Mrs. Mather, Mrs. Hay, Dr. Scuddei and Mr. Raymond followed.  Mrs. Hay was gowned in black ani* was heavily veiled. She walked un aided to the train, the men on the platform lifting their hats as sh( passed. ^  Entering the sleeping car she wai shown Into the state room, where she was quickly jomed by her son. The other members of the party occiipied a portion of the car.  The funeral service. It was an nounced, will be held In the Wadf memorial chapel on Wednesday at ll a. m.  The «services will be conducted b>j Rev. Hlvam C. Hayden, pastor of the Old Stone church, the Presbyterian church which Mr. Hay attended In Cleveland, and be will be assisted by Rev. Dr. Tennis Hamlin, pastor of thf chutch of the Covenant in Washing ton\ '  nesday when It will bo taken to Wade Chapel in Lake View Cemetery for the funeral services.  By request of Mrs. Hay, the casket will not be opened and tho public gen erally will not be admitted to the hall In which the caskct lays.  Cabinet Offloera to Attend Funeral.  In addition to the present members of the Cabinet, all the former members who served with Mr. Hay have been Invited to attend the funeral services and to serve as honorary pallbearers.  TAFT TOLD TO GO ON.  Secretary of War Confers With Stevens In Chicago.  Chicago, July 3.—Secretary of Wat Taft and party, including the president's daughter. Miss Alice Roosevelt, arrived in Chicago Saturday afternoon on thi-fr way to the Phillpplncu. Mlsa Roosevi-lt was «driven to the hom^ ot friends. The other members of the party went to the Auditorium annex.  The secretary late In the afternoon received a telegram from the president asking him to continue on hla trip to the Philippines.  Immediately after his arrival Mr. Taft met John F. Stevens, who, on Mr. Taft's recommendation, was appelate 1 to succeed Chief Engineer Wallace of the Panama canal commls sion. He also had a conference with W. L. Darling, who will In all prob ability accept the offer of Mr. Taft to succeed Mr. Stevens as railway expert of tlie Philippine commission.  CHICAGO LABOR TROUBLES.  FEW PEOPLE AT ALBANY.  Indictments Against 49 IVIen Found by i Cook County Grand Jury. Chicago, July 3.—The Cook county grand jury, which for a month has ben Investigating the present team Bters' strike, returned its report and with jits 49 indictments against men connected in various ways with recent labor troubles in Chicago,  The following men were Indicted in connection with the brick trust: ^ George C. Prussing, president of the Illinois Brick^wmpaa^^^ president of the Brick, Stone and Ter m Cotta Workers' union P. J. Mc-Mahon, president of the Brick, Stone and Terra "^Cott^ Teamstero' union;  (Continued on Eighth Page.)  Funeral P^f^y Joined by Assembly man Wadsworth of Geneseo.  Albany, July 3.—The body ui th' deceased secretaiy of stale, .Joiiu lia.y accoiiipiinied by Mrs. Hay aud ilu others of tlie funeral party, iiassc through Alliany last evening, ariivinf: over the Boston and Alliany ai 7;4( and going to Cleveland by the New York Central at 8:40.  Assemblyman James Wadsworth Jr., of Geneseo, who is a son-in-law of Mr. Hay, joined the funeral party at this city. No one outside the family was permitted to enter the funeral cars whijg, they were in the union station yard here.  Mr. Mather, who is In charge of the funeraLparty, received a larae num ber of telegrams, forwarded to Mrs Hay, among which were many of con dolenee and one from the chairnian of the committee of arrangements of the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce  AN ERROR IN BOOKING.  Buffalo,. July 3.—United States Attorney Charles H. Brown today when asked if there were any developments in the case of Cashier Frederick R. Greene, of the -Fredonia ^ilonaî Bank .said "So far the invoMlg^lon of the books of the Fredonia Nimonal Bank by receiver Schofield shows that the alleged false entry of $24,000 In the books of that institution was not made to cover up any misappropriation or misapplication of funds by Frederick R. Greene Cashier of the Bank. It seems tp have been an'error in boolkng so far as can be seen at present."  loPEKA BANK CLOSED.  Topeka, July 3.—The. First National Bank ot which C.M.Devlin isthei.nn-cipal stockholder tailed to open its doors today. A slight rtin followe.i on the Central National Bank of which Devlin is also a large stockhoUer.  Three hundred thousand in cash and two million in real estate and lif • insurance have been deposited in the Central National Bank by Mr. De lin to offset tho run.  BUFFALO TROLLEY FATALITY.  Buffalo, July li.—Anthony .Miller, of Lancaster, was killed and Mrs. Anthony Miller, his wife; G. B. Pineh and an unknown man were soverelv. and,, two other pasKcngers slightly Injured t)y the overtiirnliiK of a car on a curve on the Buffalo and Depew Railway beyond the Ciiy limits early today.  Treat Succeeds Roberts'.  WashiuKton, July 3. — Charles H. Treat of Kew Yoik Saturday succeeded Ellis H. Roberts as trea.surer of the United States. Alter the oath had been r.tjministered to tho new official the cash and accounts under the jurisdiction of Mr. Robeits were formally turned over to ,Mr. Treat and he at once began the administration of his office. Mr. Itol>erts, who had hold tb« position for eight years, left for Utica. N.-Y-.r'Where he will make his home.  R-^AD Tnc WANT C0LUr\1N.   

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