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THE MORNING OBEGQKIA MONDAY, MARCH 16, 1903.
ROBBERS SHOT TWO
One Died Instantly, Other Se
ATTEMPT TO LOOT RESTAURANT
Thngm Got So Money, bnt Encaped
Safely jlcn They Attacked Were
at Tabic ErIIbk Suggestions
a to BBrdlck Murder.
PUEBLO, Colo., March 15. A daring at
tempt at robbery and brutal tragedy In
the most fashionable restaurant created
intense excitement early this evening. The
robbers, two' in number, and both small
men, wore black masks. They first en
tered the back door of Loestau's fine cafe
opposite the Opera-House, advanced half
the length of the long room and then
Presently they re-entered by the front
door. One went to the cashier's desk, the
other attempted to rob guests at the
tables. He held a revolver toward Dr.
J. H. Turner, who was eating his supper,
and told him to throw up his hands. The
doctor was surprised and hesitated,
ivboreupon the robber fired full In his
face, killing the doctor instantly and scat
tering his blood and brains all over the
corner of the cafe. Then the desperado
attacked another guest, C. B. Bishop,
and shot him in the left side. Without
securing any booty, the ruffians fled.
Bishop was taken to a hospital and is in
a critical condition. He came recently
from Sugar City, where his brother lives.
Dr. Turner was about SO years old and
from Iowa. He was a graduate of Prince
ton and of Ruth, and has been here two
The robbers in their escape were fired
at by a policeman and his bullet perfor
ated a plate-glass window, but thus far
there is no clew.
MORB BURDICtC IXQ.UEST.
Iricnd of Dead Man Makes Several
BUFFALO, March 15. Witnesses who
were In the Burdlck home just before and
just after the discovery of the murder of
Edwin L. Burdlck will be called to the
stand at tomorrow's session of the in
quest, and Mm Hull may be recalled.
The express tomorrow will print an In
terview with a person who at one time
was a stockholder in the Buffalo En
velope Company, and for 12 years a close
friend of Edwin L. Burdlck. The inter
view in pirt Is as follows:
"I had been acquainted with Mr. Bur
dlck for 12 years prior to his death. I
came in almost dally contact with him
and for some time past had been more or
less in his confidence
"Though I knew in the early-part of De
cember that Mr. Burdick had made a will
cutting off his wife. It was not until
shortly after Christmas that I learned
anything about the divorce proceedings.
"I cannot completely believe from all I
heard of Mr. Burdick that the motive for
the crime might have been the desire to
suppress the scandal that would have
been incident to the trial of a divorce
"Soon after Mr. Burdlck told me of his
hiving begun divorce proceedings he
showed me a letter he had just received
from New York. In this letter the writer
Was trying hard to bring about a reconcil
iation between Mr. Burdick and his wile.
She pleaded with Burdlck to take 'Allle
back. The writer also wrote in this let
ter something that Burdlck construed as
a threat that unless there was a reconcil
iation there would be a double suicide. I
cannot Temember the exact words, but
they were something like this: 'Do you
want to put an end to all our lives?' Mt
Burdlck pointed out that particular part
of the letter to me and said: 'That means
suicide. Well, let them go ahead and do
it.' It seems to me that this letter ought
to be found. What has become of It? Did
he have It in his desk in his den at his
house, and was it taken by the murderer
when rifling the drawer that was found
"Another paper thit should be found Is
a ltst of 20 meeting places that Mr. Bur
dick had secured for use in his divorce
"ALLIANCE' MEN" GONE.
Roped In. Physician and Many
Others on Old Scheme.
INDIANAPOLIS, March 15. J. C. Wll--son
and H. C. Barrows, two young men
who came here last Summer and claimed
to be agents of what is known as the
"Medical Alliance of America," have not
been seen for about six weeks, and their
patrons, consisting of some 75 physicians
and about 100 business men and others,
believe they have been duped. Wilson In
corporated the concern and then ex
plained their scheme to many physicians.
Doctors were to pay an Initiation fee of
$10, and $1 a year dues and furnish a list
of their patrons to the "alliance." The
agents then went among the patrons of
the physicians and induced many of them
to become "members" of the alliance by
paying an initiation fee of $1 and week
ly payments of 15 cents. In return the
patrons were to receive free medical at
tention. The merchants were revisited and
Induced to become members on the pay
ment of $2. upon their agreement to al
low the patrons of the alliance a discount
of 5 per cent on articles furnished.
The Medical Alliance also Issued policies
for the payment of death benefits. About
$5000 was secured here by the two men.
UELD UP TROLLEY! CAR.
Tfaree Masked Men Take Rinks to
LOS ANGELES, Cal.. March 15. Three
highwaymen, wearing white handkerchiefs
with holes cut in them, and each with a
good grip on a revolver, held up the train
crew of an electric car on the Central
avenue line, at the city limits, at an
early hour this morning, and robbed "Con
ductor Phelps of $35.
The car had Just arrived at the Central
avenue terminus, and Phelps was on the
point of stepping to the telephone to re
port to the dispatcher, when the three
highwaymen camo up. One robber thrust
a revolver Into tho motorman's face and
told him to bo quiet. Tho other two con
fronted Phelps and ordered "hands up."
He complied readily, and one of the two
went through his pockets.
Each of the trio wore an oll-sllcker
buttoned up ro his ears. After taking the
conductor's money, they ordered the mo
torman to start the car toward town.
STOLE WIDOW'S MO.VEY.
Foarteen Men, Armed and Masked,
Bonnd "Whole Family.
WOPOKONETA, O.. March 15. Four
teen armed and masked men last night
entered the house of a widow, Mrs. Jacob
Heischelder, near Crldorsville, and took
possession. With Mrs. Reischelder are
living her granddaughter. Blanche, aged
15 years; George James and his wife and
their son, Joseph James. Mrs. Reischel
der was known to be afraid to trust her
money to the banks. The robbers bound
the elder James and his son and the two
women, and then, at the point of a shot
gun, forced the little girl to tell where the
money was to be found. They secured
1200 in cash and $7000 worth of notes and
securities and a quantity of jewelry and
silverware. After dividing; the money
part of them left at mldnlgrht. The oth
ers remained, helping themselves to the
wine in the cellar.
Anei Starts far MlaaeapolLs.
BOSTON, March 15. Accompanied by
his wife and Sheriffs Dreger and Doane.
ex-Mayor Ames, of Minneapolis, left here
today for Minneapolis.
SANTA FE COMING NORTH
After Timber of Northern California
for Eastern Market.
SAN FRANCIS CoT March 15. Paul
Morton, vice-president of the Santa Fe
Railroad, arrived from Santa Barbara
yesterday. Speaking of the recent pur
chase by the Santa Fe of the Eureka &
Eel River road and Its extensions in
Humboldt County, Mr. Morton said:
"The company has bought those roads
with a view of using them as a nucleus
for a Coast line at some future date. It
is not true, however, that the Santa
Fe has purchased the California North
western road. There will be a time, and
it is not far off, when the Santa Fe will
find it necessary to extend its lines to
the North to meet the requirements of
business. There is a grand lot of timber
in that particular section of California
and there Is a great demand for the
material at the eastern end of our road,
consequently ' we have good reasons for
availing ourselves of the supply and meet
ing the demand."
Mr. Morton admitted that a syndicate
had made the purchase for the company
and have been acquiring large timber
tracts on the Coast side of California.
Among those in the syndicate are Mr.
Cheney, one of the directors' of the road,
and several close friends of the Santa
Asked If there was any prospect of the
Santa Fe entering Sacramento and San
Jose in the near future, Mr. Morton an
swered: "Well, I cannot say as to the near
future, but I am satisfied that we will
eventually connect with those cities. At
present, however, we arc using all our
money for new rolling stock. Business
NEW MOVE OF GOULDS.
Rio Grande Western Starts Engi
neers Toward Lou Angeles.
SALT LAKE, March 15.-Engineers In
the employ of the Gould lines, it is said on
good authority today, will shortly start
from Marysvale, the terminus of the Rio
Grande Western in this state, to survey
a line southwest from that point. While
no official information is given as to the
destination, it is stated here that there
can be but one outcome a line to Los An
geles. The Rio Grande already has a pre
liminary survey from Marysvale to Los
Angeles and San Diego. Near Muddy
Pass, In Lincoln County, Nev., this sur
vey crosses the line which has been sur
veyed by the Santa Fe-from Manvel, Cal.,
to the north. Tho Santa Fe has been
doing some building In this direction, and
the two lines would meet If continued.
AKHintant Attorney-General for Post
oflice Department Unsatisfactory.
WASHINGTON, March 15. The Post
tomorrow will say:
It is announced that James N. Tlner,
Assistant Attorney-General for the Post
office Department, will be requested In
the near future to tender his resignation,
but the announcement is accompanied by
the statement that this action will have
no bearing on the complaint filed with
the President by T. C. Campbell, of Cin
cinnati, an .attorney representing several
of the turf concerns "whose affairs re
cently have been decided In the courts.
Mr. Tlner Is incapacitated by Illness from
performing the duties of his office and it
is said that his resignation will be re
quested solely on that account. Mr.
Tlner is 77 years of age.
The Post will also say that Mr. Tlner
admitted yesterday that Harrison J.
Barrett, his nephew by marriage and
formerly his assistant in the law division
of the Postofflce Department, against
whom charges had been filed with a view
of. his debarment from practice before the
departments, had represented as attorney
one of the turf investment concerns in
the matter of mail privileges, but said
It was after Barrett had severed his con
nection with the department. He also
said Barrett had rendered legal services
to a numbor of bond Investment compa
nies as to the legality of which the latter
had written an official opinion while still
In the Postofflce Department. This service
was also rendered after Barrett had left
Tho opinion prepared, 'by' Barrett de
clared that the bond concerns were un
organized and in violation of the law and
not entitled to mall privileges, but to
the opinion was attached an appendix
stating that by certain changes in
their by-laws their literature could be
admitted to the malls. The appendix
Mr. Tlner said, was not written by Bar
rett, but by Postmaster-General Smith.
The department had knowledge of more
than 500 of these concerns and the capi
tal Involved was estimated at $50,000,000.
It was the opinion of Mr. Smith and other
officials of the department that the busi
ness should not be crushed out if it could
be made legal, and such an eminent law
yer as John G. Carlisle had appeared be
fore the department in behalf of tho
SAYS MRS. FAIR DIED LAST
New Witness Tarns Up, bat Is Net
NEW YORK. March 15. A new witness
in the Fair will case has turned up. His
name is Lucien Mas, and he arrived today
from Havre on the French liner La Lor
raine. He will testify, he says, that Mrs.
Charles L. Fair died after her husband
In the automobile accident which killed
them both near Paris on August 14 last.
Mas claims that he saw the accident, as
he was near the spot at the time with his
bicycle, and he says he heard Mrs. Fair
groan after her husband was dead. He
went to the United States Consul with his
story, hut an Investigation failed to re
veal any person who saw Mas anywhere
In the vicinity of the scene of tho acci
dent, either before or after the accident
occurred. A number of persons, however,'
were found who said that Mas did not
own a bicycle, and could not even ride
one. He says he came here because the
lawyers who are trying to prove that Mrs.
Fair was the first to'dle were endeavoring
to keep him in France.
WRIGHT IN JAIL.
(Continued from First Page.)
charges brought against him. She had
heard from him at Paris. Jjut he did not
mention his movements.
When told that her hUBband had been
arrested in Now York she said she sup
posed he must have met friends In Paris
who persuaded him to change his way and
go to New York, perhaps on his way to
the mines in British Columbia. Asked
whether her husband was an American.
Mrs. Wright replied:
"I do not know. I am an American. We-
were married in America. He has al
ways been thoroughly English, much to
my dlsgusL If he had been an American
he would have been properly protected."
Mrs. Wright concluded by stating that
eminent counsel would be engaged In her
husband's defense and she hoped that
his health would enable him to make
The lawyers acting In the case antici
pate no difficulty in obtaining the man's
extradition, and it is expected that Wright
will be la London In six weeks' time.
WATER STILL RISES
But Nqw Orleans Thinks Dan
ger Is Past
WEATHER. HAS TURNED FINE
Betvreen Caratlierxvlllc, Mo., and
Baton Rouse the Flood Sltaatton
Is Very Serious Refugees by
Hnndreds in Cities.
NEW ORLEANS. March 15. The gauge
here tonight reads a little over 10.3, which
Is only two-tenths below the record of 1S97,
but the erudden change from stormy
weather to sunshine and - brightness hao
given renewed .hope all along the Hue.
Saturday's terrific rain was a test in itself
and not a sign of weakness was displayed.
With good weather more workers have
been enlisted and more work rushed, and
even those who were ready to surrender
weak places to the river's rush have re
gained courage, and now eay any volume
of water can be met.
A week ago, It wao thought there would
be a crevasse a short distance below Baton
Rouge. There had been a cave-in at the
old levee and a long, new levee was started
In the rear. This was in process of con
struction when the high water came. The
new levee was then abandoned and a
smaller levee was built around the cape
proper. During the terrific rains It .was
feared the work could not be completed,
but several thousand convicts- and other
laborers were kept busy, the river was
held back and the task finished when the
storm was at ite height.
Saturday Governor Heard made an in
spection during the rain and went there
again today and la satisfied danger Is past.
In the city there is great rejoicing because
even with the record rain of eight inches
on Saturday no water from the river came
SERIOUS BELOW MEMPHIS'.
River Still Rlnlne and Donbt as to
MEMPHIS. March 15. The Hood situa
tion between Caruthersvllle, Mo., and
Baton Rouge, La., Is serious tonlsht. The
river is rising rapidly and It Is doubtful
whether the levees will hold. The gauge
at Memphis tonight marks 38.5 feet, a rise
of L2 feet since last night. Thfa Is the
highest water ever recorded here.
Tho situation In and around Memphis is
becoming more serious. Without a single
exception, the numerous lumber plants In
North Memphis have suspended operations
owing to the encroachment of the waters.
At Fourth and Market people are moving
about in skiffs and the street railway has
annulled schedules In that part of the
At Ensley, six miles below here, COO feet
of the Yazoo and the Mlssisslpttl Valley
Railroad tracks are inundated and the
railroad has suspended operations.
A dangerous place In the levee Is re
ported from Holly Bush, 20 miles north
of here, where the water Is running over
the levee for a dlstlnce of 600 feet. Men
and material ar hlmr i . -
strong fleht is being made to hold the
tmpanmneni. iteiugees and hundreds of
horses and mules continue to arrive on
Clear Weather at VIcUsbHrjr.
VICKSBURG. Miss:. March 15. The river
gauge here this evening registers 48.7, a
:2 rise since morning. Today has been
the first clear, sunshiny day In two weeks
and with a ceasing rain there is more
hope. Late reports state that all the
embankments are holding on both sides
of tho river in this section. Refugees
from the lowlands with cattle and house
hold goods continue to arrive in every sort
of craft from a steamboat to a home
Night trains on tho Yazoo & Mississippi
Valley road betwaen vi.h,,.
Orleans have been annulled. Traffic on the
"Ulul,e oeiwoen .Memphis and Vicks
burg has been entirely suspended.
Reinforcing a Weak Spot.
NATCHEZ, Mlsa, March 15.-Captaln
Harry S. Douglas, of the United States
Engineer Corps, has ordered 75,000 feot of
lumber, 40.000 sacks and a carload of
wheelbarrows and shovels for use on th
Jvees between Vicksburg and Natchez."
The Government Is furnishing the ma
terial but the local authorities must fur
nish the labor. A weak place has been
wvlS?nC0:2La Parl8h' 18 rnileo
feet above the danger line, and rising.
Stationary at Ovrensboro.
OWENSBORO. Ky., March 15.-The Ohio
River is Stationary h.u . ..
situation is still serious. The weather
is clear today and unless there Is more
rain the rivermen do not look for more
Ohio River Falling.
CINCINNATI. March 15 n,,M
past 24 hours the Ohio River has fallen a
foot and the Weather Bureau reports no
other rise to follow.
TO HELP MEXICANS.
Tbelr Condition in California Matter
of International Interest.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., March 15. Tho
Diplomats of Mexico and the United
States may soon be called upon to use
their offices in adjusting questions of in
ternational importance that have arisen in
Los Angeles, and that have been taken
before the Mexican government for con
sideration. One of these questions Is the
killing of Francisco Lopez, a Mexican sub
ject, by Policeman Sherman Baker; the
other the alleged Injustice suffered by sev
eral liundred Mexican peons, who are em
ployed in railroad construction in this city
and throughout Southern California.
G. N. Andrado. Mexican Consul at Los
Angeles, is now at the ,Clty of Mexico,
and. while his errand is said to be of a
private nature, he will lay before his gov
ernment the questions that now are the
chief interest of his countrymen In the
United States. One thing that General
Andrado will advocate Is the placing of a
fund at his disposal, to be used In assist
ing Mexican subjects who become In
volved In difficulty, either through Igno
rance of the' laws of this- country or
through mistaken arrest or accusation Of
SHEEP IN MOUNTAINS.
Colonel Cody Writes the President
of Their Damage.
WASHINGTON. March 15. The Presi
dent has just received the following let
ter from Colonel Cody:
"London, March 3. The Hon. Theodore
Roosevelt, Washington: For the benefit of
future generations, the timber, and espe
cially the underbrush, must be protected
now before it is too late, from the sheep
devastating the mountain watersheds,, a?
they have already done the valleys and
table land. If sheep are allowed to
browse off the underbrush of our moun
tains, la less than five years from now
the homeseeker. the man behind the
plow, the actual taxpayers, will have to
leave the Big Horn Basin for want of
water to Irrigate his land. No one knows
this better th&a yourself, for you are fa
miliar with all of the West. I am very
faithfully yours. W. F. CODY."
FIRST PAYMENT READY.
Money for Germany'la In a Safe in
CARACAS, March 15. The amount of the
first payment to Germany under the
Washington agreement was deposited In
a safe at the treasury today, and will be
paid on tho order of the German Minister,
Herr von Pelldramm. who is expected to
arrive here next Tuesday.
FoHght With. Dueling Swords.
PARIS. March 15. A novel encounter in
which eight men fought with dueling
swords without buttons under the Same
conditions as prevail In actual duels, in
which four of the combatants were slight
ly wounded, took place this 'afternoon In
a private lnclosiire at Neuilly, a north
western suburb of Paris, In the presence
of 150 persons, among them being Santos
Dumont, Maximo Dreyfus, Robert
Charvey and other well-known Parisian
clubmen. The police attempted to Inter
fere, but the Commissary of Police was
induced to believe that the affair was an
ordinary match with buttoned foils, and
he departed. The organizers of the en
counter declare that the object was to
demonstrate the harmlessness of duel3 as
they are generally fought.
Conciliation for Ireland.
LONDON, March 15. Several Irish mem
bers of Parliament addressed demonstra
tions at Manchester, Birmingham, Liver
pool and Dundee on the better prospects
of an Irish land settlement. John Red
mond speaking at Liverpool said the
government's Irish land purchase1 bill
offered great hopes of a settlement. The
polio of coercion, he added, had changed
to a policy of conciliation, but in view of
past disappointments the Irish party was
not too sanguine. If it was worth while
to spend millions of pounds on tho acqui
sition of two Dutch republics, it was
much more important to spend a few
hundred thousand pound's in Conciliating
"Mary of Mnirilalena" Under the Ran.
BERLIN, March 15. Theatrical censor
ship refused to permit Paul Hevse's play,
"Mary of Magdalena," to be produced In
Berlin, whereupon the Goethe Bund, with
Sudermann Ludwlc. Fulda and Professor
Miinson as leaders, decided to produce the
play in private before an invited audience.
Sudermann, however, hen Just published a
correspondence with the Police President,
In which the latter forbids the private pro
duction of tho plav.
Government Retake a Town.
CARACAS. March 15. A body of govern
ment troops was sent from Margarita
Island March 13, to attack the rebels at
Carapano, which, during tho blockade,
was taken by them. After three hours
fighting the government forces reoccupled
the town, capturing the guns and Mausers
and taking 63 prisoners, 33 of whom were
Tax Riot In Madrid.
MADRID, March 13. Serious rioting ha
occurred ,at Colmbra, Portugal, owing to
the refusal on the part of the Inhabitants
to pay their taxes. Conflicts between the
police and mobs have resulted In three
persons being killed and many others In
jured. Tho military have been called
on to restore order.
.King Receives Chamberlain.
LONDON, March 15. King Edward this
afternoon received Colonial Secretary
Chamberlain at Buckingham Palace and
talked with him on his tour in South
POLITICS KILLS A MAN.
Recorder Brovrii, Chief Exceptive of
., PittuburfiT, Succumb.
'PITTSBURG, March 15. Recorder J. O
Brown, of this city, who tendered -his res
ignation to Governor Pennypacker on Fri
day last, tiled suddenly at his home here
late this afternoon: The immediate cause
o.. death was nervous prostration, caused,
it Is believed, by the unusually perturbed
condition of politics in the county.
Mr. Brown was always delicate physi
cally, but his death was entirely unex
pected at this time. Ho ttrnc Ur
thl3 clt" In 1S46. and had always since
early manhood been prominent In county
and city politics. Mr. Brown served as
the head ,of the Department of Public
Safety from November, 1S77, until August,
1901, when he was removed by Recorder
A. M. Brown. In. November, 1901, he was
appointed Recorder by Governor Stone to
succeed A. M. Brown. His resignation
was sent to Governor Pennypacker on
last Friday, to take effect tomorrow.
When the fact of his resignation was
made known to his followers the con
sternation wa3 great, and ho was made
the target of much reproach by those
who counted upon his holding office until
succeeded by Recorder-elect William B
Hayes on the first Monday In April,
t The death of Mr. Brown makes the third
of prominent politicians in the county
during tho past two years. The other two
were Senator C. L. Magee and George
Van Voorhelst. These men were prac
tically In control of Republican politics In
Allegheny County for 25 or 30 years.
When J. O. Brown was appointed Re
corder he reappointed nearly all of the old
officials of the organization who had been
"ripped" out of office, and this action Is
believed to have been the principal reason
of the upheavals which permitted the Cit
izens' party to carry tho last three local
HARRISBURG, PaT, March 15. Gov
ernor Pennypacker expressed great sur
prise when advised of the death of Re
corder Browh. He declined to say when
be would fill the vacancy.
JuiIbc Day's Condition Favorable.
WASHINGTON,. March 15. The condi
tion of Justice Day, of the United States
Supreme Court, who Is III here with pneu
monia, continues encouraging. Dr. Hard
ing, the attending physician, had Dr.
William Oster, the specialist from Johns
Hopkins University, come over today for
another consultation with him. and after
it was concluded Issued the following:
"Justice Day'scondition Is good. There
has been no extension of the pneumonia.
All symptoms favorable."
After his last visit at II o'clock tonight
Dr. Harding issued the following bulletin:
"Justice Day's condition continues good,
and he Is comfortable tonight."
Widow of W. E. Dodge Dead.
NEW YORK. March 15. Melissa Phelps
Dodge, widow of William Earl Dodge,
metal manufacturer and philanthropist,
died today In her 96th year." For mora
than 50 years she had lived in the same
house, where many noted religious and
charitable gatherings have been held.
Domestic and Foreign Ports.
ASTORIA. March IS. Sailed at 12 noon
Barkentlne John Smith, for San Francisco. Ar
rived at 4 P. M. French bark Due d'Aumate,
from San Francisco. Condition of the bar at
4:30 P M.. smooth; wind northwest; weather
Hoqulam, March 14. Sailed Steamer G. C
Llndauer, from Aberdeen for San Francisco;
steamer Chehalls, from Aberdeen for San
Francisco: schooner Kail u a, from Aberdeen for
Port Natal, Africa.
San Francisco, March 13. Arrived German
steamer Totmes. from Seattle; steamer Pren
tiss, from Portland; steamer Santa Barbara,
from Seattle. Sailed Ship Berlin, for Astoria.
New Tork. March 14. Arrived La Lorraine,
from Havre: Patria, from Marseilles and' Na
ples; Phoenicia,-from Genoa, Palermo and Na
ples; Sr. Paul, from Southampton and Cher
bourg. Tacoma, March 13. Arrived March 14 Brit
ish ship Pythomene, from Victoria. Sailed
March 14 Schooner Marian, for San Francisco;
steamer Charles Nelson, for Saa Francisco.
Liverpool, March 15. Arrived Campania,
from New Tork via Queesstown.
HILL IS WORKING SOUTH
SAID TO BE PLAIfXrXG TO. BUILD TO
One Line Alans the Coast, Another
Inland Both Shorter Than the
SAN FRANCISCO, March lS.-James J.
Hill, president of the Northern Securities
Company, is planning to invade Califor
nia by way of the North, with lines of -tho
Great Northern Railway, according to the
CalL It i3 further stated that two sur
veys have been made along the Califor
nia and Oregon coast between Portland
and San Francisco, and that those Inter
ested in these surveys have already sub
mitted to Mr. Hill two routes by which
he can reach San Francisco. One sur
veying party worked northward from
Marin County and the other southward
from Portland, Or. Both routes surveyed
are shorter than the Shasta route of the
Southern Pacific Company, one by 120
miles and the other by at least 140 miles.
It Is said that the routes selected by tho
Hill surveyors guarantees the construc
tion of a railroad along a grade of about
2 per cent, as against 4 per cent and more
which Is experienced along the Southern
The further Information has been ob
tained that In routing the new line the
surveyors were Instructed to include Coos
Bay among tho towns to be touched, or
some other city on Coos Bay, Crescent
City and Eureka, In California, but It is
possible that the latter two points may
now be ignored, for since the surveyors
completed their work the Santa Fe has
suddenly acquired the roads around Cres
cent City and Eu-eka and announced Its
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