EXAMPLES OF RUSSIAN RULE. How Ciar'a Officers Otalt With Unfortunate Un-fortunate Chinese. An Kngllsh writer telle some extraordinary extra-ordinary stories of Russian rule In the far cast. "It la not necessary." ho saya. "to repeat hero the tale of thu horrora of lllakaveshchensk, but a personal friend of mine It a witness to their reality. On hla way to that city while two daya' Journey down the rlvor lie saw floating on thn water thn corpse or a Chinaman. Then hi, passed another and another; then two together tied -by their pigtails; then more until as he drew near tho city the drowned liodlea lay so thickly together to-gether that the wholo broad awoop or tho river waa one dnrk masa or floating dead. Tied together by their pigtails, and ninny of them horribly 'mutllal, d, Ihe dead Chinees) In their hundreds. In their thousands, -stretched from bank to bank, a moving rlvor of tho dead. In tho spring of I Mill another friend of mine waa traveling In Manchuria. Ilo waa nccompnnlcd by his Chinese comprador. When they left Ihe railway linn and struck across country In curls the land bo-came bo-came suddenly dead; each village aa Uiey entered It waa doeortod. Hll'ns at lire, recent llfo, were thero In plenty, loaves of bread In tho ovens, pigs In the ysrda, Area In the houaea, but no people, not a sign of man, woman wom-an or child. He had come on bual-ness, bual-ness, to bay pigs' lirlttles, and In or der to buy It waa necessary to And aome onn to sell, but no one waa thero. The Aral day they wondered, the aocond they c-ouaulted and then the comprador said he had a plan. Would the maater stay a long way outalde thn next village quite hidden and let hlin go on alone? The maater could and did. The explanation waa simple but aullliient The Ituaalana had occupied Manchuria ror a year and the Chtnesn were acipialntod with their rule. Hoeing- a white man coming com-ing towurd the vllliigo thoy naturally nilsiiHik hlin for a Russian and And, man. woman and child, leaving all ihelr earthly possessions behind them, hoping perhupa that lie would bo content con-tent with loot and leave llfo alone."