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JACKSONVILLE. JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON, MARCH 29, 1913
OHIO AND INDIANA FLOODED Indiana as well as in the adjoining
Miami River Levies Break and
Dayton Ohio is Flooded with
Great Loss of Life.
Kokomo, Ind., March 25.- Eight feet,
of water are on the streets in the low
lands here. A thousands homes are
submerged and their inhabitants arc
perched upon the roofs of their dwell
ings, waiting for aid. Practically all
boats in the city were swept away and
the people in the flood district are mar
ooned and foodless. Damage to the
extent of $1,000,000 was done here.
Enormous damage was done by the
floods in Peru, Indiana, nearby.
TRUE BILL AGAINST MILLAR
Indictments Also Found Against In Omaha C',clone Sunday night.
the Medford Saloons,
Carpenter of Phoenix to a married
daughter, now absent from the state,
on the ground that the deed was se
cured through fraud.
Mrs. Carpenter is 78 years of age
and is paralyzed. She lives with her
son, who is also paralyzed and unable
to move. Through a pension from
Uncle Sam and a monthly sum from
the county they are able to live.
A few months ago, when Mrs. Car-
penter was first paralyzed, a married
daughter is said to have induced her
mother to sign a deed, pretending it
was something else. The matter was
recently called to the attention of
County Judge Tou Velle, who will have
Mr. Kelly take up the case.—Tribune.
BLAZE AT MED'rO.W
Robert Fryear Loses Proper'y in
A blaze started late last night at the
residence of Robert Fr.vear on Van
Councilman George Millar, facing
couver avenue, which resulted in the
immorality charges brought by Chief
Columbus, Ohio, March 26.—Fire is
rtestruation of the house by the flames
sweeping Dayton this afternoon and
which had gained too much headway
grand jury Saturday morning on a I dred dead and <10,000,000 loss in Omaha
its residents are meeting death in the
by the time the fire department h id
flames, according to information re-
arrived to save the building.
Indictments were also returned against tornado which ever visited Nebraska,
ceived by Governor Cox here.
The residence was a two-story con
At 3 o’clock this afternoon the gov
struction and had just been occupied
ernor announced his determination to
by the Fryear family only a few weeks.
liquor laws. Upon this work the nor Morehead and Commissioner Ryder.
reach Dayton with state troops and
No one was at the home when
Terre Haute, Ind., March 25. With
assistance, regardless of cost. He
blaze started, and how the
plans to send a train to Cleveland, and the Wabash river already three feet sumed.
fire started is unknown, The i loss
from there to Toledo, hoping to reach
! was estimated at $500.
Piqua or Troy from that city. He r»te of six inches hourly, Terre Haute, Millar were a number of high school admitted that these figures might be
Considerable delay was made by the
hopes to send the militia and supplies barely recovered from Sunday’s cy boys, <vho testified, it is said, before increased later in the day. The esti
The grand jury in its report submit fire department in reaching the place,
and newspaper men into Dayton by clone, today faces one of the worst
ted the following regarding the re owing to the long run which was made
floods in its history. The flood waters Manhattan cafe. These witnesses led at Ralston, a suburb, or in Council corder’s office:
boats from Troy.
around by the Jackson street bridge,
already have driven 2,000 persons from
“The recorder is very much cramped by reason of the non-paving of the
their homes at Taylorville, a suburb.
Latest reports from Council Bluffs for both office and vault snace. His ! Bear creek. The house was a mass of
Columbus, Ohio, March 25.— “The
dictment of all. Bonds were furni hed
say that four more bodies had been vault is narrow, possibly 5x10 and 9 to flames when the department arrived.—
deaths in Dayton may reach 2000.
for the appearance were returned.
is the worst calamity since the Galves Medford Boy Attempts Suicide.
The return of the indictments against taken from homes in the storm’s path. 10 feet high. One side is fitted with Sun.
ton flood.’’ This alarming message
the saloons was a complete surprise This brings the list of known dead book racks. Every bit of space is fill
ed. Twelve or fifteen volumes of deed
was received here this afternoon by
and unexpected. Coming on the eve of there up to 12.
at Terre Haile, Ind.
It is now believed that the tornado and mortgage records lying on the j
Governor Cox from George Burba, the
the city election, they were used to
governor’s private secretary, who wir
Lloyd Wolgamott, a sixteen year old advantage by the opponents of the went further east than vas at first re
ed from Springfield.
boy attempted to commit suicide Mon I administration. City Attorney Boggs , ported, causing more fatalities than I plat records standing on edge, the
Terre Haute. Ind., March 24.—Up to
covers becoming warped and broken.
“The river at Dayton,” the message day afternoon, because of worry over is blamed in some quarters for the re earlier advices indicated.
noon today twenty bodies had been re
A canvass of every tornado insurance The vault does not appear to be fire-1 moved from the wreckage wrought by
added, “is four miles wide. I cannot the condition of Jimmie Collins, a boy sult. Liquor men announced Saturday
get anywhere near the city. It is aw friend, whom he accidentally stabbed that they would fight the indictments company here leads to the belief that proof.”
yesterday’s tornado, and it is now es
Regarding the sheriff’s office the re timated that the total de id here will
the $10,000,003 loss is covered by only
ful. The water is up to the second in the leg while engaging in a friendly to the highest courts.— Sun.
$50,000 insurance. This is partly due port says:
story of rhe Phillips House.”
reach thirty. 150 were injured and 130
“In the sheriff’s office we find great homes wrecked.
to the Indian prophecy that Omaha was
Wolgamott isv employed by Mayor
At 2 o’clock this afternoon Governor
immune from cyclones. The residents congestion of work, caused principally , The cyclone took a northeasterly
Cox was notified that Zanesville, Ohio Eifert in his tailor shop, and to make
Joy Rides Condemed
of the city had placed great confidence by the work incidental to tax collec course against Terre Ilaute, razing
is in danger of immediate destruction. the attempt it was necessary for the
this prediction, and carried but little tion. The jail is clean and sanitary, buildings and putting the electric light
The situation, the message said, could lad to wrap a piece of leather around a
and is a credit to the present manage- plant out of commission. The city was
not be wor»e. Frantic appeals for aid I .32 shell to make it fit in an old .38
Washington, March 24.—The whip insurance. The city frequently has
were included in the telegram.
calibre revolver. This he did without ping post for white slavers and se been visited by high winds, but never I ment.
in darkness after the storm last night
“We find that Mr Gardner has a but very little looting was reported.
detection, and while Mayor Eifert, A. ducers of women, more careful train before suffered serious damage.
More than 100.000 grief-stricken and large fine room and vault with desks Hundreds of citizens volunteered to aid
A Flynn, and Dr. Porter were talking
Washington, March 26.—The flood j he slipped in*a> the back room and pull ing of children and the abolition of joy hysterical persons assailed every source and filing cases, ample desk room, and the police in patro’ing the streets, and
! rides and ragtime dancing were advo
waters in Indiana and Ohio will be ed the trigger.
a new counter that adds greatly to the
cated as the rem ‘dies for the social of information today for assurances service of the office. Apparently there their offers were accepted. All the
augmented by continued rains, accord
Following a muffled report he stag- I evil at the bearing today conducted by
public schools have been turned into
ing to the forecast issued here this gered into the room, saying:
Two babies were picked up and blown is a place for everything, and every hospitals.
‘Mr. the Illinois senatorial vice commission,
afternoon by the government weather
Reports received here today say that
Eifert, I’ve shot myself.” He then which came to Washington primarily away from the Child Saving institute,
on the west side, where foundlings are ing of the walls has added to the at i many were killed by storms in Heath
fell face down upon the floor.
Reoorts received from Pittsburg say
cared for. This institution was in the tractiveness of the rooms.
Vigo county. While it w.is reported
Recently Wolgamott has been under tion-wide vice crusade.
that the Allegheny river there is rising
“We have also visited the County ! there had been fatalities in Perth, later
storm’s path. Others were found dead
the guidance of the mayor and Prose
at an alarming iate.
cutor Kelley, and has been making a of President Wilson to consider the re piled in heaps on the floor. One child, Treasurers’ office and the Assessor’s advices say no one was killed.
Prairieton, a village of 400 persons
gallant and successful effort retrieve quest for him to call a conference of called Thelma, was found dead a block office and find everything apparently
in first-class condition.
six miles from here, was destroyed 1 y
Indianapolis, Ind., March 25.—Ten prestige he lost in boyish pranks. He governors and Representatives of t.b.e away. The other, a little girl named
“In the wood house we find many
thousand families are homeless in In feared that the accidental stabbing of vice commissions of various states to Cynthia is still missing. Nearly every old records, some of which are of vital cyclone. It ¡8 impossible to learn the
. fatalities there as the roads are im-
diana today as the result of the worst his boy friend would hurt his stand'ng study the social problem, the confer
importance to the affairs of the county i passable.
flood in the history of the state. The with these two men and it preyed on ence to be held in Washington as soon I some seriously; others escaped with
and which should be better cared for.
j slight bruises.
property loss runs into the millions his mind. Wolgamott was proud of | as possible.
Omaha’s telephone girls proved them “The toilets, both ladies and gents, I I
and all industry, including transporta the record he was making, and during ' At the hearing attended by prom
New Giand Jury Selected.
the last two or three months has been * inent women and men interested in selves heroines. Not a girl deserted we find in a deplorable condition. We !
tion facilities, is suspended.
recommend that these be kept clean i
Four persons are known to have industrious and painstaking.
social welfare the low wage question i her post, remaining with the receivers
The bullet struck in the left shoulder as the caus s of girls going wrong was glued to their ears, sendi"g all calls and sanitary.
drowned. Other large sections of the
The March term of the Circuit court
“The woodwork and walls of the
and is merely a flesh wound.
Unless discussed, several witnesses descrying for assistance and doing yeoman ser
state are effected.
vice. So far as known none of the court room and some of the offices opened in this city Monday, Judge F.
Some of the largest cities in the complications arise he will recover such an idea.
; would be much improved by a coat of M Calkins presiding. A large amount
state will be in darkness tonight, the shortly. Jirnmy Collins, over whom he
Under the questioning of Lieutenant op: raters were injured.
of criminal and civil cases are to be
paint or calcimine. ”
flood waters of various rivers putting worried to distraction is also on the Gover O’Hara of Illinois, the witnesses
electric light and water plants out of
admitted that higher wages for work
The first business to come before the
commission. The floods follow a two loss of blood, the knife severing the ing women would better equip them to phone exchange on the north side was
Ashland Visited by Fire.
court was the selection of agrand jury.
days’ downpour which was general in
The following men were chosen: W.
cians, army officers, nurses and soldiers
M. Petri, Joseph h ayfiel I, J. C. Cal
receiving duty calls from there. About
Fire of unknown origin completely
1 175 girls were at work there when the destroyed the two story Throne room vert, Geo W. Dean, Frank Schuette,
i storm struck. They continued at their , ing house and one story Wilson clean J. T. Dodge, Frank Nichol. The grand
! post while windows were shattered ing establishment at Ashland Monday jury immediately adjourned until Oc
agd while they themselves were show- night. Had it not been for the fact tober 20. They are subject to a call of
the court however.
! ered by broken glass.
that there was an inch of snow on ti e
The grand jury which completed its
One hundred and sixty-nine buildings nearby buildings it is thought the tire
were "azed in Omaha, divided as fol would have gained dangerous headway. work last Saturday investigated 33
lows: Houses 15J, churches 11, and As it was the flames mounted high in matters and examined 76 witnesses at
the last. term. They returned 25 true
the air and attracted attention from
bills and five not true bills.
More than 201) other houses were all over the countryside.
The Throne rooming house was own
At a SDeeial meeting this afternoon, ed by Henrv L. White, who carried
Pioneer of Applegate Dies.
Mayor Dahlman and the city commis but $360 insurance. A Mrs. Mahan had
sioners appropriated $25,001) for the been running the place as restaurant i
relief of the sufferers.
and rooming house and her loss in fix
Albert. W. Sturgis, aged 78 years, 3
A’ thorough inspection this afternoon tures is quite heavy. The smaller months and 5 days, died at his home,
confirmed the report that the property building, in the rear of which the fire one mile west of Ruch, Saturday after
damaged here would reach $10,000,060. is believed to have started, belonged noon at 3:15 o'clock of heart trouble.
The storm area here was six blocks to E. I.. Hacket and was occupied by He was a native of New York and had
wide and nearly every house in it» path M. D. Wilson. Quantities of gasoline been a resident of Jackson county for
was razed or badly damaged.
and benzine stored there are supposed sixty years, crossing the plains when a
Bodies of vietms were found today to have given the fire added headway. boy with ox teams. He was one of the
hundreds of yards from where the The Van Sant rooming house, next »Idest pioneers of the Rogur River
wind struck. The cries of injured door, several times was ablaze and was valley and had lived for years on his
persons drew rescuers to many differ slightly damaged by water. The blaze ranch on the Applegate.
ent points simultaneously.
was discovered at 8:30 o’clock Monday
He leaves a wife, Pauline Sturgis,
The cyclone caused many freak ac- evening. —Sun.
two sons, Fred of Els creek, and Riley
cidents. Some houses were unscathed
of Harney county, Oregon, and one
while others adjoining were crumpled
daughter, Mrs. J. J. OssenDrugge of
like eggshells. In one section of the
city the lower story of a house was
The fureral services were held Tu<s-
demolished, the upiier part settling in
Santa Monica, Cal., March 23.—At dav afternoon. Burial in the Jackson
its place. Trees were wrenched up by
tacked by an enormous wildcat it ville cemetery.
the roots and driven through brick
Topango canyon, near here, Miss Alm ■
Judah killed the beast with a hatpii
After the storm, throngs of people
“Pori of Rogue River.”
after she had sustained severe laccra-
stood on the streets and wept as they
: tions of the fa :e, arms an I body, ac-
watched firemen and the police bearing
1 cording to information brought here
Marshfield, Ore., March 25 Plans
out corpses of ot relatives from the
1 today by a doctor who attended her.
are being discussed for the formation
debris. In one part of the city four
After her buttle with the cat, whir) of another porf district in Curry
members of one family were buried in
1 ended wheh she rammed the hitpit county by the people of the Rogue river
burning wrec age but all were saved
through its eye into its brain, Mis. for the purpose of improving the mouth
by the firemen.
Judah fainted. She was found hii hour of that river. The plan as proposed s
A heavy rain whiih followed the cy
later by companion«.
to take in a arge territory of tl e
clone saved many buildings threatened
with destruction by fire.
' country aroir d Rogue river. It is
Nearly Sing Hcsai -na
probable that a special election will
soon be called to let the people vote on
Will Endeavor to Sei Aside Deed
Sing Hosan, the Beaver Hill Chinamat
A port district was formed at P< rt
pugilist and Will Gaffney, formerly if Orford some time ago, but little was
County Judge Tou Velle announced* North Bend, fougnt a fifteen round done as it was fought by some of the
Wednesday that he has issued instruc- draw at Pendleton, Oregon, thi< week. timber owner" whose property was
brought within 'he territory of the
ti< ini to Persecuting Attorney E. E. It ¡3 stated that Sing Horan almost <11-
1 < let. and the < ■ r
rs elect, d
Kelly to bring suit in th" circuit court ! P'tt Gaffney out in the tenth round.- represent the faction which is not in
favor of mak.: g any improvements.
o set ¡.side j :ecd gi*en bj Mrs. Marj ’ MarohlkiJ Record.
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