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THE 3iOK'L'G OREGOXIAX, FRIDAY. MARCH 28, 1913.
INDIANA BEGINS TO
Uncertainty as to Extent of
Loss of Life Increases in
ESTIMATES IN PERU VARY
Hundreds of SurvtTors In Dainger
of Pestilence Isolated Com) nu-
nltles Kcport Further toss if
Life and: Property.
IXTHA.VAPOLIS. Ind.. March :iUn-
Ar clearing- skies and with oonflttlon
Improving slightly lk most of the J oded
zones. Indiana begun late today to dl
vert its energies frqnn the fight against
raging waters to reparation 0 1 Its
losses and protection 'Of its bou leless
Uncertainty as to the loss of life lry-
creased In aim oat every section, whU
rescue workers, warned by occa sional
rays of the mun that was seen for tne
first time In more than four Hal l, at
tained access to many isola ted. spots
heretofore cut off entirely. In Hrook
ville. where (he flood struck MoivJay
night, more than 1 bodies wt re:ov
ered and some were Identified: In J.'eru
estimates on the loss of IKe still ranged
from 20 to 500. and In est Indlan.apo
lis It Is certain that six persons were
drowned, but iL Is still doubtful as to
whether 20 or 300 may have pet ished.
C'oataft-loos Diseases Spread .
Many hundred refugees in Peiru are
endangered by contagious diseases
spreading rapidly through the crowds
housed In three Isolated blocks; in the
center of the city and in less cr istress-
ing extent the same condition irevails
among the refugees In India napolis
and other congested quarters.
Gradually lines of communication
were extended Into towns an d cities
cut off from the outslda wtrld for
three days and, although no further
loss of life was reported, each new
place reached In the three KJleat river
valleys affected in Indiana aidtled tales
of property loss. Is is probable there
was loss of life In Isolated! parts of
Governor Ralston hes as: turned full
charge, of the situation In W est Indian
apollsnd is prepared to place any part
or all of the city under manual law.
Troops Ready to knot.
Governor Ralston prepares! a proc
lamatUn at noon placing W (at Indian
apoils under martial law, bujt withheld
It In ttie hope that so drastic a measure
will no t become necessary. Hlnte troops-
entered that secUon of the city with
Advances In prices of food mads, by
commission merchants aroused the Gov
ernor no Immediate action, and the in
formation that he had ordered an in
vestigation with a view to establish
ing maa-tial law tn the wholesale dis
tricts bnd the effect of stopping any
efforts .to advance prices tj the con
sumers. Governor Ralston said he
would Valse the devil with) any man
who attempts to make money out of
Loss ( Life t'acertala.
Although waters of White River fell
nearly tlree feet today many sections
of West Indianapolis still were Inac
cessible. .Rescuers found no absolutely
certain truces of loss of life. Better
communication with the West 81de,
however, brought many reports that
the report)! loss of half & hundred
lives is not exaggerated. It is reported
by telephone today that 15 bodies had
been recovered at Brookvllle.
It has been definitely established
that at Peru the Winter qaarters of
the Wallace circus were wiped out and
that all animals were lost except the
elephants and most of the horses, which
were taken to high ground. Forty em
ployes at the circus grounds are report
Communication with Huntington
Wabash and Bluffton. cut off since
Monday, was re-established. Property
losses are reported heavy In all three
places with no loss of life. Wtcaib
Is without light or water service and
the Mavor ordered all stores anjd sa
loons closed and the streets cleared at
Homes Wabash Empty.
Seven hundred and fifty bonnes on
trie Wabash are deserted. A hundred
families In Huntington wnre driven
from their homes by flooding streams
tribntary to the Wabash.
The Wabash at Terre Haute rose
rapidly today, cutting off light, water
mid streetcar service. Railroad trains
are leaving Indianapolis with less dlf
fieulty ami some trains havre been able
to enter the city.
Receding water In White River gives
bote that water service iay be re
sumed soon ami that part ail streetcar
service may be had tomorrow. No
mall has been received In the city for
temporary m'rgue. Frantic crowds
all day and fnlgbt watched each body
brought In. -fearing It might be that ol
some loved a.ie. Women became
hysterical ahj'.e searching for missing
members t 'their families, whom they
had falle7 v find at the relief stations.
In addition to refuge homes, the au
thorise in each section are maintain
ing an identification buteau, where 'l
uersor rercued or cared for are regis
tered., Tlfe food situation, which threatened
lo become serious, was relieved tem
porarily by the arrival of a special
t jbin from Richmond, Ind., bringing
Aven cars of provisions. Quartermas
ter ujgin received word tontgnt Irom
United States Army Quartermaster Ale.
shire that 3V0.000 rations bad been or
dered shipped here from Chicago, 100
ranges and one complete depot from
Columbus, O, 3300 tents, 100 hospital
tents and 400 stoves from Philadelphia
and 3000 blankets and 500 bed sacks
from St- Louis or Cincinnati.
Rations Will Be Bunch t.
Quartermaster Logan Is authorize:!
to purchase In open market ail rations
The peculiar geographical situation
of the town makes the situation moro
difOcult for concerted rescue work. It
is divided Into six sections: Central
Dayton, comprising the downtown
business district; West Dayton, the ter
ritory extending several miles west of
the Big Miami; Riverdale, the north
east, across the river from the central
district; Dayton View, the extreme
northeast; East Dayton, the manufac
turing district. In which the National
Cash Register Company's plant Is si
TO REMOVE DEAD
26 Bodies Found and Hun
dreds Missing Trapped
Pair Die by Shooting.
TOWN OF 400 SUBMERGED
DAYTON FEARS MORE FIRE
Continued From Ftrit Pntftl
tracks and Third street said" he doubted
the truth of the report that -physicians
had been shot but added ttat the militia
had received strict orders and would
shoot before allowing anyone to pasa
Another fire close to the. section de
vastated last night broke out tonight.
It did not seem to cover a wide area.
Pew Bodies Betas: Koond.
Unconfirmed reports fnora different
lections of the flood-bound district to
night were that a few bodies were be
ing found. It Is said they were found
singly. No mass of bodies has been
discovered as was feared. Nothing has
occurred In whst exploration was done
today to indicate that earlier estimates
of great loss of Ufa were well founded.
Most of the 600 coffins ordered ar
rived today. Major James A. Logan.
United States Army, srrlwd tonight j
from Washington and will assist the
Mate soldiers In police and rescue
Late tonight snow bad ceased to fall.
the sky cleared, and the temperature
was going up.
West Daytom Streets Patrolled.
A company of the Ohio National
Guard from Eton. O., ts patrolling the
streets of West Dayton. The local
company Is on duty In Dayton View
and Adjutant-General Wood has tele
graphed Governor Cox asking that
state troopa either from Ohio or any
nearby states be rushed here. Local
authorities believe that militia from
Indiana could reach here In the short
est time. In addition to the militia,
the local police force not caught In the
central flood district and volunteer
guardsmen are on duty. No persons
are allowed to enter the West Dayton
flood district except on a militia puss.
At the rescue stations the scenes en
acted today were heartrending. The
most pitiful scenes occurred at the
uated, and separated from the central
district by lowlands, which are deen
in Hood waters, and North Dayton,
northwest or the business district.
across the river from the business sec
The river forms a horseshoe around
the business district, making it imDos-
siDie to reach that part until the tor
rents that are pouring down the val
ley recede. Dayton View. West nv.
ton and Riverdale are the onlv iinn.
between which communication is poor.
Sanitary Work Mapped Oat.
Apprehension Is trrowlno- nnniiKi-
ypiiing signts mat, trie receding
waters wll reveal. It is nearly cer
tain that bodies of many caught In the
first rush of the flood will be found.
Pestilence is feared and alreariv uni.
tary and health officials are irmnin.
out their work. Sewers of the entire
city were burst by the floods, the man
holes simply being blown from the
earth. It will be many days before
the water service can be restored and
it will be more than a. week hrr.
streetcar companies can operate. Elec-
i.ihs iigms may not be Known in Day
ton again for at least ten days.
It Is impossible tn 1 earn
of the dead. Those bo-lies recovered
are being taken to temporary morgues,
churches and private homes, so that n
accurate count of the bodies is impossible.
Pneumonia Attacks Victims.
Relief stations in Dnvtnn
Longfellow School inH in nivr'oi-
the Van Cleave School, were crowded
lumbal witn rerugees.
At both Of these HtatfAn. A i
dry clothing were plentiful, but pneu
monia had attacked manv of th. .-
men and children at the Van Cleave
School. The third floor w. .-h
nto a hospital and all available doctor.
were sent to the irhnnihnnn, Tk.
ier is receaing ranldlv in th. north
ern section of the city, showing to some
extent the great property loss, but It
iu iew- ooaies had been found
t the debris. Wrecked houses blokeri
many of th streeta Most of these
ere wrecked homes that hail trin.i
down the current from North Dayton,
which is Inhabited principally by
Many tlrilllncr atorlea w i j k
refugees vho had been trapped in their
""" ra wieir roots in the heart of
Cable Hastily Improvised.
A. J. Hard, of Belmont 'avenue, who
was pruned In the City I'ational Bank
building on Third street, near v.u
Tuesday, was rescued today.
"One hundred and fiftv of u. were
caught in the building," said Mr. Bard.
" t remained tnere until the rir
Arted then we began to plan an es-
"We CUt the elevator eaM rwl K.
Gained a ball of twine and some small
wire from one of the offices. We at
tracted a boatman, who risked his life
to come to us. We gave the boatman
one end of the twine and he rowed to
the old Courthouse. He then pulled the
wire over and after that the heavy
cable. One end of tne cable was made
fast In the bank building and the other
in the old Courthouse. Then, with only
the light of the burning structures, the
150 persons In the bank building made
their way hand over hand along the
cable over the torrent to the Court
house. I believe everyone, man or wo
man, made the trip In safety. During
our Imprisonment I had two rracker
and a slice of chipped beef to eat.
Big Buildings Collapse.
"The City Hall dia not burn, but the
Leonard building, Just across the street,
collapsed. ' Part of the Beckel Hotel
also crumbled before the waters.
"The lire swept both sides of Third
street between Jefferson and St. Clair
streets, leaving only the Fourth Na
tional Bank building standing. T am
glad to get out of it, and I'm deeply
grateful to the brave men who came
to our rescue." I
Foreigners killed their countrvman
and even members of their families in
tneir desperate effoTts to obtain food
Recording to John Volbrecht, of Yu
kawa street, in North Dayton, who waa
taken from the one remaining abut
ment of the Herman-street bridge to-
aay. .oiorecm said ne was at his home
with his family when the flood struck
North Dayton. The house was picked
up by the current and carried against
the Herman-street bridge. Volbrecht
said he leaped to the bridge and did
not know what became of bis family.
Estimate of Deaths la KIre 20U.
ith the arrival tonight of a life-
saving crew from Louisville, the Naval
Militia from Toledo, tralnloads of pro
visions ana additional guardsmen,
prospects for the rescue of 60.000 per
sons still Imprisoned by Tuesday's flood
brightened. Hope was renewed that
explorations of the lifesaving crew in
tnose districts with which communi
cation has been Impossible since Tues
day, would reveal the true extent of
the flood a death toll.
Captain Gil Coley with his Louisville
crew planned to leave at dawn for
North Dayton. Thence he was to work
around to Riverdale, placing relief sta
tions at convenient points. More bodies
were seen in the flood today than yes
terday and what were declared to be
conservative estimates placed the num
ber who perished in the fires along
Third street, between Jefferson and St.
Clair, at -00. Few corpses had been
fouud and rescue squads declared they
believed many bodies had been washed
by the swift current beneath great
heaps of debris.
Members of the State Board of
Health were on their way here tonight
bringing cars of lime and disinfect
ants. They faced the problem of dis
posing of the bodies of scores of horses
in streets from which the waters have
Captives on Housetops Carried
Away to Unknown Fate; Police
man and Soldiers Perish While
Engaged In Relief Work.
HAMILTON. Ohio, March 27. Hamll
ton has relieved her suffering survivors-
who have been shivering and starving
and late today began recovering bodies
of. her dead from the receding waters
of the flooded Miami.
Twenty-six bodies had been recovered
when darkness tonight stopped the
work of the struggling workmen. Mayor
Karb declared that the fatality list ts
certain to be large.. Hundreds are
missing," he said, "and the condition
of the city convinces me that revela
tions to come will be appalling.
.Among the, identified dead recoveeed
were bodies of Henry Schalschneider
and his wife. Their three children are
known to have perished also. Bullet
holes In tho heads of the parents
showed they had shortened their suf
fering as they were rushed to certain
death on the roof or their home. A
body of a cripple, which was recovered
also, bad a bullet hole through the
Refugees from Hamilton relate that
Coke Otto, a hamlet of 400 souls, which
lies in a little valley between the Great
Miami and the canal, is completely sub
merged, not even a roof being visible.
The fate of the inhabitants Is unknown.
One estimate places the number of
dead at Hamilton at 250.
The list of dead today was Increased
by the following: Detective B. Ruple
and his wife. Detective German Dulls,
Albert Miller, Patrolman Isaac Finn El-
kins: Edward Ebbetts, wife and child;
Joseph Boganski, wife and two chil
dren; Minor silllnler. Third ReglmeoJC
The policemen and soldier perished
while doing relief work, the latter
meeting his fate this morning when a
Many houses were seen floating down
the river. On each of them several
persons were seen clinging. ineir
cries could be heard pleading for aid
which could not be given them.
One large house had seven persona
on the roof. The tricky current carried
to Riley's Island, where it lodged
among the trees. When day broke these
people had disappeared.
Forty-two persons marooned In a
newspaper office since Tuesday were
aided by soldiers who succeeded in
taking them water and food in a boat.
phone booth or telegraph office, but
see that the Associated Press gets Into
communication with the outside," were
the Instructions to the police and line
After three hours of climbing tele
graph and telephone poles in a drench
ing rain, a shaky wire was obtained to
West Milton for a few minutes and
from there communication was estab
lished with Indianapolis. The patrol
wagon was the temporary office.
Drinking water in Dayton is at
premium. Since the first rush of the
flood the city water plant has been out
of commission, and the limited supply
of rain water, that from private wells
and bottled water is all that has been
PTQT7A FATALITIES LIMITED
Many Daring Rescues Hold Death
List Down to 50.
PIQUA, O., March 27. Scores of sen
sational rescues from death in the
raging flood have served to limit the
fatality list here, which tonight, it is
practically certain, will not exceed B0.
W. W. Wood, In charge of the relief
work of the citizens. In a summary ol
conditions formulated after a thorough
search of the inundated section of the
city, declared that between 1200 and
1500 persons had been taken out of
perilous places to safety and that only
50 bodies could be found.
The water supply and lighting plants
have been restored and three carloads
of provisions for the stricken inhabi
tants have been received from Union
City and Winchester. More provisions
will be necessary, however, before Fl
oua can care for Its own.
The property loss Is a staggering one
for the community. Two hundred houses
in Rossville. Shawnee and that part
of Flqua near the canal nave been
swept to destruction.
ZANESVILLE IN PLIGHT
HALF OF- TOWN TTNTDER WATER
AXD 15,000 HOMELESS.
Cold Comes on and Food Supply Is
Nearly Exhausted 150 Dead Is
FORT WAYNE HAS HOPE
FLOOD RECEDES AT RATE OF
THREE INCHES HOCRLY.
Locomotives Are Hooked Up
Pumping Station Inmates
Orphans' Home Rescued,
FORT WAYNE. Ind., March 27. With
the flood receding at the rate of three
Inches an hour, this city has the situa
tion in control and stands ready to as
sist its less fortunate neighbors. The
property loss is estimated at 14,000,000
and it is almost certain that the loss
of life will not exced six.
The pumping station was started to
night, two Lake Shore locomotives fur
nishing the power. The water is being
pumped direct from the river and the
only drinking water available Is
brought In botles. Captain Charles Ger-
land, of the Chicago Lifesaving Station,
and his crew, rescued 66 inmates of tho
Eilen County Orphans' Home today.
Four of the children were drowned yes
terday when a boat capsized in the
hands of inexperienced oarsmen.
Although many of the children were
frightened and crying, not an accident
marred the rescue. The girls were
The reports that the reservoir at St.
Mary's, Ohio, had broken caused many
The telephone operator at St. Mary's
notified the local office that St. Mary's
and Cellna had suffered from an over
flow from the reservoir, which for a
time threatened to break beneath the
pressure of the water and a high wind.
With the water works out of com
mission Fort Wayne was threatened
this afternoon when Are broke out at
the A'esey greenhouses, but the flames
soon were under control.
About 9000 persons were driven from
their homes, but are receiving all nec
essary attention in the churches, halls
and Courthouse. Streetcar service will
be restored tomorrow and trains are
running almost on schedule. The relief
committee asserts outside aid is not
7ivrsviI.LR O.. March 27. (By
telephone to Pittsburg) It Is believed
h.r. tr.nl it Tit that 150 lives have been
lost in the disastrous flood now hold
ing this city and vicinity in its grasp.
More than half the town is under 30
feet of water. Fifteen tnousano. poi
sons are homeless.
A score of buildings, weanenea w
tho water collaDsed today. The Build
ers" Supplv Company building, at Sec
ond and Main streets, caught fire to
night. It is not believed tne lire win
spread. , . , ,
The Muskingum and the Licking
Rivers are still rising here. Relief Is
needed at once. Only one telephone
wire connects Zanesvllle with the out-
ide world and it fails irequenny.
Th weather has turned cold and the
homeless are suffering intensely. The
food supply is almost exhausted.
From the hills arouno. laaesviuo i
survivors of the onrusn oi waters
looked down on a scene of utmost deso
lation. What had been two placid riv
ers is now one great, destroying river.
More than 600 homes have been swept
owov Although many perauiin
saved', it 1b believed 150 Is a conserva
oatimnte of those drowned. Tw
unidentified young men in a skiff took
eight persons from roofs tonight. As
the boat struggled through the swift
flood it suddenly was upset, ah i
occupants were swept to their death,
More than so Doaies were awn
i- in the water today DUl 11 IS im
nncaihia tn. reach any of them. Th
gas supply is still on tonight, but there
is no water for domestic use and no
AID IS GIVEX 1300 FAMILIES
Rent Paid for
DAYTON SENDS WORD
WIRES SWAMPED WITH MES
SAGES TO RELATIVES. -
"Get Troops and Tell Outside World
of Conditions," Is Committee's
Word to Telegraphers.
Man Boardins Car Hurt.
George Rupple. of 129 Tenth street
Lents, was injured while attempting to
board a car at Hawthorne avenue and
East First street, at 4 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. His spine was hurt and
several ribs were broken. He was re
moved to the Good Samaritan Hospital.
WEST DAYTON. O., March 27. Wire
communication from here to the put
side world was re-established on a sat
isfactory basis today for the first time
since the flood put the telephone and
telegraph companies ut of -commission.
The temporary Western Union head-
Quarters and a branch station have
been swamped with messages reassur
ing anxious relatives or telling of
missing or drowned persons.
JUBt how anxious the citizens were
to establish communication with the
outside was shown upon the arrival
of Associated Press representatives and
the Western Union squad yesterday.
Covnlng into Dayton the newspaper
men were taken to relief headquarters
of Riverdale, Robert Fulton, one of
the volunteer guardsmen, with a tele
phone lineman, was detailed by Chair
man Hendrlckson, of the relief com
mittee, to aid in tapping wires where
possible communication might be ob
tained. "Get us troops and tell the outside
world of conditions here," was the
As no gasoline was obtainable for
automobiles, the city's only patrol
wagon, with two patrolmen, was turned
over to the newspapermen.
"Cut any wire, break into any tele-
nit aha. Neb.. March 27. Thirteen
t,..,d famiiiea have been given sue
cor since the relief committee began its
work of caring for victims of last Sun
day's tornado. Half a hundred houses
have been provided, with rent paid a
month in advance ana iurmture. dom
ing and other household necessities
have been given out without stint.
This was a resume of conditions in the
tr.mojto-srrlcken districts tonignt.
Manv families who were left home
less as a result of the storm have per
,ittoi nride to keen them from the re
lief stations and the committee has put
at work a corps of searcners to reacu
and relieve this class of sufferers.
A general supply depot at the Audi
torium is being used to supply the va
rious relief stations. Twenty thou
sand loaves of bread were among the
contributions which came in today. TShe
supply lasted only lor tne day.
Three more injured died during the
day. The last of the original victims
of th disaster were buried today.
score of funerals being held, mostly
from undertakers' chapels.
MOTOR TOUR IS ARRANGED
Southwest Washington Development
Association to Advertise Meet.
OLYMPIA, Wash.. March 27. (Spe
cial.) a party of between 10 and 20
business men of Southwest Washing
ton on April 10 will begin an automo
bile tour of the 10 southwest counties
in the interest of the second quarterly
meeting of the Southwest wasningion
Development Association, which will
be held in Kelso during the month of
The party will be headed by Presi
dent Brewer, of Hoquiam. C. J. Lord,
formerly president of the Olympia
Chamber of Commerce, will be a mem
ber of the party and several Olympia
business men are expected to make the
trip. It will cover a period of four or
ELECTION IS INTERESTING
Keen Rivalry at Roseburg Over
Three Issues on Ballot Monday.
" ROSEBURG, Or, March 27. (Special.)
With both factions working diligently
to carry their respective points, the
special city election scheduled for Mon
day promises to be spirited.
Of the three issues confronting tne
voters, one provides for bonding the
city in the sum of $15,000 to purchase
modern flrefighting apparatus, another
for levying a one-mill tax with whVI
to maintain a paid Fire Departmen.
anT the third for establishing Roe-
burg as a separate road district.
Women will vote here for the first
Dallas to Use County JalL "
DALLAS, Or., March 27. (Special.)
Dallas will hereafter confine Its prison
ers within the walls of the County Jail
In steel cells to be constructed at the
expense of the city. It was first In
tended to build a new Jail upon the
property owned by the State of Oregon
immediately In the rear of the Armory
building in this city, but upon taking
the matter up with the County Court,
the use of the County Jail was tendered
to the city.
Look at This, Boys!
TODAY I put on sale 211 boys' regular $6.50,
$7.50 and $8.50 all-wool Knieker suits all
I have left from last Spring's fU Pf" f
stock at this astonishing low yj yj
You cannot buy today better suits than these even at
their regular prices, but I want to close them out, hence
this remarkable price. Not one suit should be left by Sat
Fabrics are all-wool tweeds, cheviots, serges and worst
eds, in tans, browns, grays and fancy mixtures. The
coats are lined with alpaca and the trousers are also lined.
Every size from 9 to 17 years, but not every size in
each pattern. If you would share in this exceptional
bargain come today or tomorrow at the latest. An ample
sales force to wait upon you promptly. -
Morrison Street at Fourth
57 DEAD IIGBH
Columbus Pastor Declares He
Has Seen Bodies.
TOTAL LIST CLOSE TO 126
Ohio Capital In Utter Darkness,
Awaiting Abatement ol Floods.
Weather Is Cold and , Cloudy, '
With Biting Wind.
COLUMBUS, O., March 27. In total
darkness, save for the flickering lan
terns of flood rescuers, Columbus
awaited tonight the receding of the
waters to learn the number of dead,
which conservative reports placed to
night at about " 126. The verified
deaths total 29, and 20 bodies have
Rev. P. H. Chappelear, pastor ot the
West Park Church, in the center of
the inundated district, declared to
night that ho had penetrated the
flooded district to the cnurcn and naa
counted 57 bodies in the structure.
Forty more, he asserted, were in an
apartment-house next door.
J he rescuers. worKing inrougn me
swift cross-current in motorboats, de
clared that they had seen scores of
bodies and report tragic instances of
men, women and children lost in tne
swirling waters. The authorities are
working feverishly to ascertain tne
truth of these reports.
Relief work for the West Columbus
sufferers continued unabated through
out the night and hundred were taken
from their flooded homes. The en
tire district was placed under con
trol of the militia Supplies were
rushed into the flooded area by mo
torboat and the victims received food
and clothing as rapidly as the sup
plies could be secured.
The flood gradually receded tonight
until the swollen Scioto stood at 18.5
feet, 4.4 feet below the high stage of
Tuesday. The weather was cold and
cloudy, with a biting wind.
AMERICAN GIRL IN JAIL
Detroit Woman Xot Allowed to See
Suffragette Daughter In London.
LONDON", March 27. Mrs. Emerson,
of Detroit, Mich., who came to Lon
don because of the Imprisonment of
her daughter. Miss Zelie E. Emerson,
a suffragette, was refused permission
today by the prison authorities to see
-Miss Emerson was sentenced with
Miss Sylvia Pankhurst to serve a tw
months' term for window-smashing.
Both went on a hunger strike. Miss
Pankhurst was released a few days
ago "on medical grounds."
In a statement which she issued,
Miss Pankhurst, after describing her
own sufferings, declared that Miss
Emerlson was practically a physical
Mrs. Emerson says she has received
trustworthy Information that he
daughter has been so cruelly treated
that she has been driven mad and
that her body Is covered with bruises.
Miss Scott-Troy, of San Francisco,
announced tonight she would head
deputation of American women to ac
company Mrs, Emerson to the Amerl
can Embassy tomorrow to demand the
Embassy's intervention in behalf of
the young woman.
MEIER & FRANKS CHAMPS
Portland Bowling Quint Cinches
t91S Oregon Title.
The Meier & Frank bowling quintet
is champion of Oregon. Tom O'Don
nell's rollers clinched the v title for
1913 when the Pendleton teams ' last
night closed the five-men team compe
tition of the Oregon state bowling tour
nament with low scores. The score of
2748, made by the Meier & Frank ten-
pin artists, was never in danger In
last night's play, and the championship
was cinched when two visiting teams
failed to average the 900 mark in their
The following are the teams finish
lng In the money: Meier & Frank, 70;
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Commandery Exemplifies Work.
The Oregon Commandery last night
exemplified the work of the Order of
Mediterranean Pass and conferred the
degree of Knight of Malta on a Knight
Templar. Three hundred knights in
full uniform were present. After the
ceremonies came a banquet L. B
Cooper will address Masons and their
wives at the Masonic Temple April 10
and 24 on matters In which they are
Toledo Fire Destroys Building.
CHEIiALIS. Wash.. March 27. (Spe
cial.) Fire at Toledo Monday destroyed
the old creamery building, which had
recently been used as a cement tile
factory, operated by J. A. Fuller. The
loss is upwards of $1000. partially in
sured. Sunday night at Toledo the
store, of Boyles & Son was burglarized
and a quantity of various articles
Husband and Wife Bain
Savad From Suffering
I wish to tell you tho mod roanilt
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Kilmer's Swamp-Root. About 11 years
ago I had a severe attack of La Grippe
and was confined to my bed about eiglit
weeks under the doctor's care. He pro
nounced my case kidney trouble and
rheumatism and not receiving the re
sults from the doctor's treatment I
should have rec.-Ived, I decided to try
Swamp-Root. After taking several
bottles of Swamp-Root I was able to
get' up and attend to my work. Ahout
a year later my husband was affected
with a severe attack of kidney troublu
and doctored for some time with the
doctors and received no benefit Know.
ing of the good I had received, he de
cided to try Swamp-Root. His condi
tion was such that he was confined to
his bed and words cannot tell how ho
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he was relieved so he could go on with
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persons afflicted with kidney and blad.
der .troubles and you may publish this
letter if you wish.
MRS. A. E. BRIGGS.
Sworn and subscribed to before me.
this 25th day of May, 1912.
Ira McCarthy, Notary Public.
Dr. Kilmer A Co.,
Blnahamton, N. Y,
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the feed, which the
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DR. S. C. STONK,