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afttDFOUl), QIUCOON, FJtllMV, jrNJg 30, 3011.
Pumplnii Station at Buffalo Col
lapses Cniislno Fatalities Amonu
Machinists Installlnn New Plant
Burled Under Tuns of Brick.
PROPERTY LOSS ESTIMATED
AT A MILLION DOLLARS
Walls, Three Hundred Feet Long, as
Well as Roof Collapses
Scow Turns Turtle.
HUITAI.O. N, Y Juno UO.-Four
persons wore killed, nine hid missing
mihI 'JO injured, several fn tally, tn
dny when t ho pumping station at tho
loot of Poller iiwiiuii collapsed. Tin
accident occurred shmtly alter 0
o'clock. Ambulances liiivn lii'i'ii
riiNlinl from all pari of the city.
Tim linuncinl loss is more tliiui
Tin? victims of lite accident wrie
iiiiteldniNlH who weio installing mv
machinery. Tliey were liuried under
hundred Mil' (huh of liriek. The dead
were in a pit .1 Ofcot.belof I he floor.
ii win imi nours iieinrc (liey are re
eovered, Tim wall, IKK) feet long,
an well 114 th roof, collapsed. Fire,
men urn seeking the bodies. Tweii-tv-five
men, hoverely hurt, have been
taken to the hospitals.
Shortly after tlni aeeident at the
pumping station a scow belonging lo
the. Empire Engineering company
which wan hi tlui harbor below the
water work pumping station, luni'd
turile. Six men aro missing and it
is helieved they were drowned.
IN BUILDING STRIKE
VANCOUVKt. 1. ('.. June :i().
To end the deadlock m dm building
trades caused by the strike at pre,
cut prevailing will lie the mission
men selected by thciiidcpcmlcut con
tractors of (lie city who held a mas.
meeting in the clly hall Inst nielli,
ahout lift contractor and sub-con
fhiri eotamitteu will attempt o
eonler with hoth the sinker and
ihti .Muster lliiitderH' iisocintioii, the
greatest optimism prevailing at Iho
meeting that Ui t Itirt way the dispud
would he brought to 'an end. A
meeting with the strikers will take
RAILROADS MUST PRINT
LIST OF FREE RIDERS
SA.N' FltANCINCO, Oil., dune IIO.
Tomorrow Jhe railroads of tin's
slain must publish a lint of all per
sons rceehlng free or reduced rates
011 transportation, This mwIciii is
inaugurated so as to live within a
law paHsed by the last stain legis-lalure.
Volleys of hhnts went heard in
Cow creek canyon this morning bj
passengers of the southbound Houll
era Pneifio train which arrived hen
this forenoon from Portland.
In llin canyon are three, imisscs
trailing the lainilils which held up
the Oregon Express Wednesday night
and robbed the. registered mail. A
tho country is rough and the. only
menus of communication is by cour-
cr it has not hecu ascertained
whether n fight between the fugitives
and a oosso occurred.
The btoodhouudH, that lost the
robbers' trail, at Cow creek siding
last night, were started ul Olendale
today in an effort to find the. trail
of the desperadoes in this vicinity.
It is believed by ninny that they
boarded a freight at the siding and
rode as far as (lleudale, to throw the
hounds off tlu trail.
The bloodhounds were worked 011
both sides of the. tiaeks but were un
able to find any scent.
The large reward, which is offered
by the iiivemmeat and Southern Pn
eifio is having aiicffeot in ntigtucut
ing tho number ofinen in the posses,
Many experienced woodsmen and
mountaineers have, joined in tho chase
and practically alt of Josephine,
Douglas, Jackson and Coos counties
aro iMilieed by them.
With the failure of the dogs to
find the trail, the authorities frankly
admit that (hey aro without clews
and aro trusting to luck to run
irtoross evidence that might lead to
the ultimate capture of the bandits.
HARVARD WINS FOUR OARED
YALE FRESHMEN ARE VICTORS
CRIMSON WINS BIG EVENT
Yearly Contests Rowed Iji Rough Water With a Choppy Sea Crimson
! Fours Easily Forge to Front and After FJrst Mile, Never Afterwards
Headed, Winning by Four Lengths Over Rivals Before Tremendous
Crowds Amid the Cheers of Thousands.
POSSES FIND I Harvard and Yale Crews In Practice j
NIIMSSNG NO TRACE OF ll- )y--mm-- -"aaad
HURT TRAIN ROBBERS iyhtmM.SmMm
iiii'BHyBWll J j 'ft p ,,' ,.- --g
Blood Hounds Lose Trail at Cow Hiimiii n T ';gIIBfcKlTT' 7Wi' ' 4i '''" zmt) I
wqn 1 -j 1 hk y .v-TviiMr2HHrv""BB ". 7 ilbjik' . "muk zi
Creek Siding and Aro Started This lii iS5pBfeKBBWlB:?'tiLJ- if' ' " IJHj1
Morning at Glendale In Effort to WXWf'SSSflKBS ' tL h$f3 "v
Relocate Trail. ' B?.5Si2SjSSajJ V J
PASSENGERS HEAR VOLLEY KS3SBSUSSISg!&SJlKMtKM '
shots in canyon HHliMMISHMR2KHHromviipppppppppPH 1
Three Posses Trailing Bandits-Only g'cWWri mJm&'jsxttaiSmeMamMll j
Means of Communication Is by - 7 - -
Courier and Returns Slow. Ill IHT 0111010 iiMtttfTCT is r v t a , . --" r- " 'PfM
WDE CRACKS WNHk j0 . .- .MtL -.it-M
HpafllltftHT "vy 4tl"'''XfcTnCJfa iBn m&vto4&tobBBUimr'PiU3KEnMm In
A iWlwW'1' ' 1 1 imi 1 1 ' I iJ'yHMM
Freshmen Eights Rowed Nose and N ose for First Mile, but Sons of EH
Forged Gradually Ahead Crossing Line Two Lengths ,. ...
to the Good Big Event of College Year.
AMERICA TO AID CHINA
IN PREVENTING FLOODS
ft i u
r . U
BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF
WASIIINdTOK, I). C, .luiie 110.
Secretary of War Slinison directs
tho release of the uppropiiatiou foi
(ho eoustruiitioii of the canal be
tween Liikn Washington and I'uget
Sound. Tho engineering deparlmeiil
was ordered lo begin ul once,
WASHINGTON. June :i(. -Through
tho American Red floss, tho Imited
Slates is preparing to enable China
to proven! a roourreneo of Hoods in
the II kni river valley, which wero re
sponsible for Hie terrihlo famine of
last winter, in which hundreds of
thousands of soplo died of starva
tion and disease.
For this purpose, the Hod Cross
has offered lo he Chinese govern
ment tho Herviees sof an engineer
who will draw up plans for building
canals and dikes which shall pre
vent further inundations. This of
fer has been accepted with Uianks
New Legation Secretary.
WAHIIINOTON, 1). C, Juno 30.
President Taft Iiiih nominated Hugh
H. S. (llliHon or California secretary
or tho Gillian legation, ami Norval
ItlcliardHoii of MIsHlsnlpnl, now at Co
penhagen, Denmark, to bo nerond sec
retaries of legntloiiH.
BROKE GIRL'S NECK BY JERK OF ROPE
OHOVIIiliK, Cal., Juno 30. -Through
uurouiliuoss on the purl of
both of the proHoontiou and defense
tho preliminary hearing of ohurgos
agaiurtl Mrs, lOmtim ltumbiill and hnr
brotlier, Areliio Jdiwis, for thoullogod
killing of tho woman's stepdaughter
.III year old l.lolon Uumbnll, horo whs
today postponed mid proluibly will
ho liidd July 10.
After a Hovero Hwouting of bnth
prisoners tio iuipreHhinu in growing
iioro today Hint Mrs, Huinliall broke
tho girl'H neck vith 11 jerk of tiio
rope with which slio had tetliorud
the oliild to 0 val'ter in the super
heated aliio of (heir homo, For two
hours the woman Was questioned and
when taken buuk to hor cell oomplotu
yc(dlapsed. This was tho first sign
of emotion slio liuu dinplnyud b'ineo
Miss Harriet Plautr., 11 nurse who
wits called in, found Iho dead body
of little Helen ltumbiill.
l.uwis, tho brother of Mrs. Hum
bull, wliou sweated is said to have
told u straightforward story and it
is intimated by tho stale's attorneys,
seriously incriminated his sinter. Hoth
aro kept in separate eel Is ud are al
lowed to bold no ootiimiiuioation with
calm olhor. Feojidg horo is' high and
ti (inrofnl guard is being kept over
AltornoyH for Mrs, ltumbiill and
I.owls wiirllow no ouo to hoo tl)eiu.
Tho lawyers plan to dofond tho wo
mi'ii with the oouloution that her
piinislummt of Iho girl, aovor iih it
was, was no moro than tho child do
sorved, and (but hor death was duo
entirely to misadventure,
An officii luvoKtlKntloii of the con
dition of tho AiIIcIiib block at tho cor
ner of Main and Contrnl avenue will
prntmhly follow In n fow days owing
to n growing demand that tho build
ing ho gono ovor by a competent In
spector and a report ruiulo an to Its
ttnfoty. From all appearances the
building seems to bo on tho verge of
n collunno ami should thin occur It
will probably mean a loss of life. Sev
eral cracks In tho front of tho build
ing appear to bo widening Hlowly, as
If tho building la Routings. It mny
bo that tho city council will coudomn
ttio'biilltKn, should nn InvcHtlgntlrin
nhow It to bo ns dnngormiH ns It np
pears from tho street. The building
In owned by Dr. II. F. Adklnn and
leased by William Ulrlch, who la mak
ing tho repairs.
Tho building was erected In 18S8.
A bulging wnll on tho Central nvunuo
sldo forced an Investigation a fow
years ago, but at that time It was de
cided that tho wall had been built out
of pltnub, Now that n poron of this
wall tins been torn away to mako
way for a modern front, tho building
seeuiR to bo nagging,
Threo great cracks havo opened In
trio front of tho bulldliiK and business
men who havo been closely watching
tho structure tho last fow days dc
cloro that tho cracks aro widening
dally. Tho (wo Iron supporta reront-
ly placed near tho corner nppcar to
bo out of plumb.
Should tho building collapse It
would bo certain to result In a loss of
life unless tho accident camo at night
when tho street und offices aro de
serted. Tho Kocoutl floor In filled
with offlccH, all of them being occu
pied. Tho building standing, us It
does, 011 ouo of tho most Important
corners In tho husluess section, would
bo Hiiro to catch pasHorHhy tu falling.
With this In mind, btiHtness men havo
been agltatng that tho building ,bo
Investigated by tho city authorities
and It found to bo us unsafo as It np
lears, condemned and torn down.
OF ATLANTIC SQUADRON
FbASIf Harvard win by twenty
EVERY PORT IS
' NOW TIED-UP
Shipping Fedcra tic V Lays Up Half
Its Tonnage Chinese Sailors to
Bo Used Rioting at Hull White
Star Discharges All Union Men.
SENATE TO PROBE
WASHINGTON. I). C, Juno
'10. A cony of the rcsolu
tiou passed by the Wifrcon
jjia legislature asking that
the United State
probe the election of Scnntor
Isaac Stephenson was re
ceived today by Vice Presi
dent Sherman. It w believed
the request will be granted.
WASHINGTON, Juno UO. IMiiiih
for the reorganization of (he Fifth
division or scout cruiser division of
the Atlantic battleship fleet havo
beep announced ul tho navy depart
ment, Tho Montnitn, recently returned
from, u winter at (liiuutuiiamn with
tho 'murines, will go into resorvo
July 1, and bo overhauled at tho
Portsmouth, N. IT., navy yard. Tho
Salem and Chester will join tho Fifth
division on that date. Tho Tennesseo
will also go into resorvo for (ho sum
Whon (ho Tennessee and Montana
return to tho division next full, the
Washington and tho North Carolina
will go into resorvo for repairs. Tho
lliriningliain is now being ovorhuuled
at Boston, mid upon completion of
this work, tho Snleni or tho Chester
will go into dry dook,
Homo prosperity doponda upon
homo Industry, and stato-wldo pros
perity will bo groator If factorlosJ
nolllug "Mmlo In Oregon" goods aro
patronUod b ythe; local morolinnts,
LONDON. June ;i(). Determined to
fight to tho last ditch again&l the
seamen's unions and the demands of j
their striking sailors the Shipping
Federation today decided to lay up
half their total tonnage and to ap
portfou the men still loyal to them to
tho other half. In answer the strik
ers ordered that every Hrt bo tied
up at all costs and unles Premier
Asipiith's pence plans avail, the
struggle ahout all Englih ports is
expected to grow moro acute hourly.
There bus been almost continuous
rioting ut Hull along tho docks todav.
Scores of iwrsons havo been injured
in tjio lighting and tho police ate
worn out by incessant trouble call.
Tho business of the iart is paralyzed.
Tho While Star lino at Liverpool
announced today the discharge of all
its employes excepting its officers
and engineers ami that hereafter it
will employ only non-union men. All
shipping except that of the trnns
Atlantic lines is paralyzed, the docks
aro lini'djwitli rotting foodstuffs.
WASHINGTON', 1). C, Juno :10.
Naval officers will bo selected for
compulsory retirement under the per
sonnel law by the elimination board
of rear admirals which convened
horo today. The hoard consists of
Hoar Admirals ltiebard Wninrigbt
president; S. P. Coinloy, 0. l. llar-
Portland Bartender Arrested for Kill
ing Man In Quarrel Over Broken
Beer Glass Which Victim Had Ac
cidcntally Broken. ,
NEW LONDON, Conn.. Juno 30.
From the' very Instant that tho start
er's pistol cracked and tho shells ct
tho crimson and bluo flashed over tho
lino to tho yells of tho straining thou
sands, It was seen that tho chances
for Ell were but slight. Only a fow
times had the oars of tho rival crows
hit the water when Harvard began to
From tho beginning of tho raco tho
crimson led. John Harvard's husky
sons put their backs into It and, row
ing with perfect hythmo and power
at the mile post the Cambridge men
were four and a half lengths ahead
and going grandly, whtlo Ell had lost
strokti and was splashing badly.
A remarkable feature of tho race,
one never seen before, was the flight
over the heads of tho straining ath
letes of a ship of the air. Sweeping
freely over the crews, Aviator Atwood
sped down the course above them and
the novel contrast distracted atten
tion even from the oarsmen and drew
hearty cheers from the crowd on tho
yachts along the course, and those
who stretched their necks on tho
banks to see the struggle between tho
At the two .miles Yalo had appar
ently lost its last hope: Floundor-
Ing badly and with Its crew evident
ly hard pressed, tho blue boat strug-,
gled along gamely, but full six lengths
. In the lead Harvard swept over tho
I water, the oars of her crew rising
DENVER, Col.. June 30. Despite ,and fang rcgularly and ,n perfect
Man Convicted of Second Degree
Murder for Killing George Cope
land Must Now Face Second Trial
for Murder of Balloonist Von Phul.
his conviction here of second degree
murder for killing Georgo Copeland.
of Victor, Col., during an attack he
made on Aeronaut Von Puhl, Frank
H. Henwood will be tried on July 5
for the murder of tho balloonist.
This plan of the prosecution will
bo opposed by Attorney Bottom, for
Henwood, on the ground that his cli
ent cannot bo twice placed in Jeop
ardy for the samo act. Von Puhl and
Copeland having beeu killed nt the
Tho court yesterday, nfter Hen
wood had been found guilty, sus
pended sentenco for ten days to per
mit tho defenso to fllo a motion, for
a new trial.
Henwood declared today, If acquit
ted, ho intends to devote his life to
working for Copeland's widow.
PORTLAND, Or., Juno 30. With
a bloody shirt, a revolver with threo
shells In it discharged, and tho word
of half a dozen witnesses who say
they saw him draw a revolver, Rob
ert Harris, a bartendor, today is
charged with having murdered Hugh
on..iii.-... .... Y f i r x- i...i.r.
'"""" ' ' ' " """"H HKHL1N. Juno 30. Tho capture
man. In tho "Dowdrop Inn" saloon. lof Bcr,Jlf c.on-ulereil almost impreg
Tho men quarreled over n beer nnldo from n military standpoint, is
BERLIN TO BE CAPTURED
IN ARMY MANEUVERS
glass which Scullion accidentally
broke. Scullion died almost Instantly.
Scullion was a membor of tho Kan
sas City lodge of tho Brotherhood of
Railway Trainmen. It Is reported
her. II. T. Ilownrd ami S. II. Onter- hn8 sIsU'r ml roUw residing
UNEARTH I PLOT Ti DESTROY GUNBOAT
SAN niEOO. Cal.,
alleged plot to destroy
Juno 30. An
States army tug, Lieutenant Harris,
0110 of tho finest tugs In, tho service.
was discovered this morning when
12 packages of dynnmlto wero found
In tho hold of tho vessol. No clues
havo beeu found that would Indtcata
who Is responsible for tho attempt to
destroy tho vessel.
Two companies of const artillery
woro carried from Sun .Diego to Fort
Rosecrans on board tho Lieutenant
Harris this morning, and It Is bo-
Uoved the Intention of tho dynamltors
wns to destroy tue vossol whllo too
mllttln was on board. Tho men woro
going to tho annual encampment.
Tho Lloiiteunnt Harris piles bo-
tween Sap Diego and Fort Rosecrnns,
carrying a crow of six men. Sho Is an
oil burner, but uses coal In tho don
key boiler. Whllo tho firoman, Mac
White, was taking coal on board this
morning he noticed 12 peculiar pack
ages. They wero wrapped In cloth
and tied at both ends. A fow of thoiu
wero oxnmlned by Captain J. V.
Green and Chief Engineer Albert Tur
ner of tho tug and tho rest wero kopt
for further examination at Fort Hoso
crans. At tho preliminary examina
tion, tho nature of tho oxploslvo could
bo determined. A very small amount
of it, placed at a consldorablo dls
tauco from the" rest, rosponded to .a
match, Tho officers say that tho
largo quantity of tho oxploslvo, sub
jected to tho Intenso heat o( tho fire
box, would Imvo wrecked tho tug.
threatened at the bauds of D0.000
picked soldiers. The capture, if it
occurs, will tako place in July during
tho imperial maneuvers, to which tho
Prineo of Wales has been invited.
Defending the city will bo a corps
of guards, the flower of tho Prus
sian nnuy, supported by n picked
cavalry division, and practically an
other army corps of reservists of the
Tho theoretical fighting will lake
place among the beautiful lake.-;,
liills and forests of Nooklenluirg.
CANADA SEEKS RENEWAL
OF JAPANESE EXCLUSION
OTTAWA, Out., Juno 30. Tho do
minion government, It Is understood,
has sout Dr. 11. M. Duhamol of Mon
treal on a mission to Japan for tho
purpose of negotiating If possible a
renewal of tho Lomloux agreement
restricting Japanese emigration to
Canada to a maximum of 400 poisons
Tho agreomont will oxplro In Jan
uary next. It was negotiated by Hon.
Rudolpho Lomloux, postmaster gon-
oral, who visited Toklo in November,
1907, shortly nftor sorloim riots in
Vancouver had resulted In serious
dnmngo to property,
NEW LONDON, Conn., June 30.
To tho cheers of thousands who
wore the crimson of Harvard or tho
bluo of Yolo, the two rival univer
sities broke even hero this morning in
the first two events of their annual
races. Ynle captured the first con
test, tho freshman race, by two
lengths, after a game struggle with
Harvard's "rookies," over tho two
mile course, but in tho four-oared
raco It was all Harvard, tho crimson
crew forging to the front at the first
mllo and thoreafter giving tho Bull
dog's men their backwater until they
crossed tho line, rowing easily, and
four lengths thead.
Time Harvard, 1 3 : 3 7 V6 : Yalo,
Tho freshman eights rowed noso
and noso for the first mile, both crews
putting all they know Into tho strug
gle. Finally, Inch by Inch, Yalo forg
ed ahead, crossing tho lino two
lengths to tho good.
Tlmo Yale, ll:I3; Harvard,
Water Is Choppy.
Both races wero rowed hi choppy,
difficult water, tho freshmen, tho
first event of tho dny, having been
postponed until nearly noon owing to
tho condition of tho course
This ufteraoon tho big rowing
event of tho yenr, tho battlo between
the Harvard and Yalo 'varsity olghts,
will bo rowed. "
Otroclal statistics of both tho big
Harvard 'Varsity Eight.
Pos. Namo. Ago. Hgt. Wgt.
Bow 0. H. Halch..2l 5-11 174
J O. F. Stnitton.21 6-0 10 8
3 P. Metcalf.,.2l 0-1 174
1 A. M. (3oodalo.2l ll-O'j 175
5 L, Wlth'ton Jr.21 6- ' 180
(5 A. Strong. ...21 0-2 181
7 R. W. Cutler.21 0-2 183
Strk O. T. Nowton.,21 5-11 181
Yalo 'Varsity Eight. '
Bow E. P. Frost..22 5-10 100
2 J. W. FIoldB..2i 6-1 1 109
3 J. W. Scully., 21 G- 174
I R. S. Tuckor..20 0-1 109
5 R. Romovn...,21 0-2 173
f. J. H. Phllbrln.20 5-11 175
7- D. Vnnb'com.,29 0-2 170 j
Strk A. A. Low, Jr..21 5-10 158
Cox J. A. Copp..,21 5-10 170