The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, June 21, 1903, Page 2, Image 2

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Sultan of Morocco. Loses
6000 Men in Battle.
Pretender to the. Tbcoae I aa'Yet
Ignorant of tlio Great Victory
"Won by His Sap
porters. MADRID, June 20. The Correspon
denola's representative at -Tangier tele
graphes that the Benhaya and Ergunba
Kabvles yesterday surprised the -Sultan's
army, inflicting a loss of GG00 men. The
troops were under the command of the
Moorish war minister. The pretender to
the throne, the Correspondencia'a repre
sentative adds, Is as yet ignorant of the
victory of his supporters.
If King Vllt France, the President
Mast Come to Rome.
PARIS, June 20 The officials here are
not desirous of freely discussing the re
ports of complications arising from Pres
ident Loubefs projected visit to Rome,
owing to the delicacy of the questions in
volved. When shown the "Vienna reports
to tho effect that tho visit had been given
up because the pope would not receive the
President, it was stated that it had never
been officially determined .that the Pres
ident should visit Rome, the early re
ports being largely a deduction that King
"Victor Emanuel's visit to Paris would
naturally be followed by M. Loubet going
to Rome. "While this probability con
tinues, no official decision has been
reached, and no announcement made as to
the time or programme.
Senor Prinetti had an hour's talk with
Foreign Minister Delcasse yesterday. He
said afterwards that if King Victor Em
manuel came to Paris, Italy Would ex
pect M. Loubet to go to Home. He added
that Italy did not want a repetition of
tho difficulties whjch resulted from the
fact that Emperor Francis Joseph did not
return tho late King Humbert's visit to
Vienna. Slgnor Prlnette added:
"It is to bo distinctly understood hence
forth that each time a King of Italy visits
the chief of a foreign state at the cap
ital that chief of state will return the
visit at the Italian capital, Rome."
The latter part of this statement appar
ently dismisses the reports that M. Lou
bet would avoid Vatican complications by
visltln& King Victor Emmanuel at a
point outside of Rome. Th? official pro
gramme of King Victor Emmanuel's visit
to Paris, given out, makes no mention of
a return visit. The King will etay here
from July 16 to 18, and will be entertained
with elaborate fetes, a military review,
state banquets, and a gala' performance
at the opera. Ho will occupy sumptuous
apartments. Tho King will be accom
panied by the Italian Minister of Foreign
Affairs, which will be given political sig
2Iaro.nU Ito "Wins a Great Victory
at tho Cost of a Vcvr Votes.
TOKIO, June 20. The term of three
weeks of the present session of the. Diet
expired on June 1, but in view of many
important bills untouched tho session was
extended to June 4 by an Imperial ordl
nance. The naval expansion bill was ap
proved untouched by both houses. Mar
quis Ito thus gains a victory, but bis com
promise with the cabinet has cost his
party some 25 members who have seceded.
Only four cases of plague have occurred
at Yokohama in Ave weeks and thero Is
no hint of the disease spreading in the
face of the drastic preventive measures
taken by tho authorities. Thero were 117
cases of plague last week and 99 deaths in
Hong Kong. The number of cases to
dato Is G7S.
The Uraga Dock Company on May 24
suspended the construction of the remain
lng coastguard boats for the United States
Government and will, it is said, carry out
a wholesale dismissal of employes at the
Uraga yard In a few days. The event is
due to tho fact that the first two vessels
cent to Manila havo been found defective
by the civil government. Mr. Tsukahara,
president of the Uraga Dock Company,
who went to Manila the other day, was
told -by the Government that the author
ities "would not take delivery of the boats
unless the Uraga Dock Company reduces
the cost of the vessels by 20.000 yen apiece.
A dispatch from Hong Kong says: The
Chinaman -who was arrested here for the
murder of young Kue Wan, one of the
leaders of the reform party. In January,
1901. has been convicted and sentenced to
death. Tho evidence revealed that tho
Chinese government sent emissaries to
Hong Kong with the order either to kill
or kidnap the reformers. Young Kue Wan
was then deliberately killed while teaching
in a school near the Central Police Sta
tion. The murderers have been afterwards
created Mandarins, received monetary re
wards and given official position in Can
The birthday of tho Empress of Japan
was duly celebrated on May 20,
Crista In Italy "Will Brins Only Tito
Changes In Ministers.
ROME, June 20. The Cabinet situation
has developed many difficulties, Premier
Zanardelll being unable to get strength
ening material from tno other parties.
as the leaders vote against the govern
meat, while the best men of tho majority
are already in power. Therefore it has
been decided that tho Cabinet will remain
as formerly constituted with the exception
of Interior Minister Glolettl and Marine
Minister Retollo. .
The Chamber of Deputies will reassem
ble Juno 25, when the government will ask
for six months' extension of the exist
ing credits, thero being no time to dis
cuss or approve the budget before the
close of tho fiscal year, June 50. This
request promises to glvo the government
only a month's extension, which It can
not accept because King Emmanuel has
promises to bo in Paris July IB, and he
does not wish to- leave Romo until after
the financial situation is settled. -
Killed In Mine Explosion.
RATON, N. M., Juno 0. Fivo men
were killed today by an explosion which
completely wrecked mine No. 3 of the
Raton Coal and Coke Company at Blods
burg, N. M. Tho dead are:
Joe Fresnlc
Tony Nation.
Jack Stolm.
Tom Polser.
Alfonso Dome.
Jack Bell, fire boss, was badly burned
and Harry Mussell .suffered' several
broken ribs.
The explosion Is believed to havo been
caused by a windy shot. Tho .mine was
Inspected less than two weeks ago.
Church Riot in 'France.
,ST. ETTENNE,vFrance, ' Juno 20. Tho
appearance of the'Capchins In the police
court hero today kas the occasion of seri
ous rioting, and sharp fighting occurred
between the Catholics and Socialists, in
whlcvh several persons were badly hurt.
Fines were imposed on tha Capuchins.
Sta&eatB. Meet Deatk la Riot.
. BERLIN. June 20. Apparcntly.Tjef erring
to the' same rumors which were published
by the Tageblatt recently and -which, -were
subsequently denied In a letter from Con
stantinople, the Cologne Gazette men
tions reports that 40 -wounded soldiers -were
removed from the palace In one night.
cays troops were employed to suppress
disturbances at a certain school, resulting
In a number of students beias killed or
wounded, and asserts that Bulgarian ves
sels are closely watched.
HevolHtioHnrj- Agitator Seized.
BERLIN, June 20. A dispatch to the
Lokal Anzelger from Eldkuhnen says that
the revolutionary agitator, Gerchunin, has
been arrested at KlelT. GercS-unln. It Is
asserted, was the organizer of the murder
of 3X. Bogollepoff, Russian Minister of
Public Instruction, and of M. Slplagulne,
Russian Minister of the Interior.
Royalty to Honor Americans.
BERLIN, June 20. Tho American ban
quet to bo given on board the. United
States battleship Kearsarge during, her
visit to Kiel will be attended by Emperor
William and the Empress, the Grand Duke
of Hesse-Mecklenburg and Baden and
Count von Waldersee.
Six Men Are Killed, Many Injured
and a Mino Shaft Destroyed.
CAMBRIDGE. O.. June 20-Llghtnlng
struck a house stored with 3000 pounds of
dynamite at the new mines now being
opened near Senecavllle. 12 miles from
here today during a storm and killed six
men and Injured a score of others, besides
ruining the mine shaft and breaking near
ly all the windows In SenecavlUe, a min
ing town of 300 people half a mile from
the mine. The men killed and wounded
were carpenters. When the storm came
up the men took refuge In John Saltz-
burger's barn, some distance from the
mine, and suddenly a blinding flash came.
In an instant the bam was demolishes,
and the men scattered within a radius of
100 feet, over a Bcoro bleeding from In
juries sustained from heavy rocks torn
from the earth and from the timbers from
the blacksmith shop.
The dead:
One Pole Is Killed, a Second Is In
jured, and Another Mlsslnsr.
BOSTON, June 20. A section of tho East
Boston tunnel, near the foot of State,
street, weakened by the action of the
compressed air used In connection with
the excavating, caved in during the night
and one man, a Polish laborer, was killed
and another Injured; A third workman is
missing, and it is feared ho is buried in
tho tunnel. A force of diggers was put to
work, but at 3 o'clock had not found any
trace of the missing man.
The cave-In was about 25 feet long by
six feet wide, and will not seriously Im
pede -work on the tunnel.
The tunnel between Boston and East
Boston, the latter an island and com
prising tho 'First and Second Wards of
the city, Is about a mile long, and has
been in process of construction for several
years. It is to be used for passenger and
vehicle traffic, and when completed prob
ably will form, a continuation of tho sub
way system of the city. The only means
of direct -communication between Boston
and East Boston at present is by ferry.
The tunnel Is being built by the city as
one feature of its transportation improve
ment projects.
Lantern Is Later Dropped Into the
"Wreck and Xapta Ignites.
NEW RICHMOND, Wis.. Juno 20. A
serious freight wreck occurred last night
on tho .Wisconsin Central road east of
here, when 112 cars plunged into Wil
low River. A lineman later dropped his
lantern Into the wreckage and Instantly
there was a tremendous explosion. The
contents of a tank of naphtha In the
wreck was ignited. Louis Anderson, a
farmer, was terribly burned. Several oth
ers were burned, but all will recover.
Later another car of naphtha exploded.
sending the flames hundreds of feet into
the air. The cars were destroyed by Are.
Killed In Explosion at Factory.
CINCINNATI, O., Juno 20. The build
ing of the Central Manufacturing Com
pany, at Court and Rusaell streets, was
wrecked by an explosion today. Fred
Paper, the principal owner, was killed, and
his partner, Joseph Kllchowskl, was fa
tally Injured. Several girls employed at
the plant were injured, but none seriously.
American Tract Society Reports Its
Protrrea In the Past Year.
NEW YORK, June 20. The 78th annual
report of tho American Tract Society was
mado public today. It states that in this
society a consensus has been reached as
to what the Bible teaches on many, if not
all essential points, as held In common
by tho jeveral evangelical denominations,
in printing it in various forms and many
languages and sending it to the people
in all quarters of the globe.
xno new year begins with a revenue
from rentals from tho society's building.
which will yield a considerable sum avail
able a g a elnking fund toward removing
the burden of debt. Tho society is now
publishing several periodicals four in
English, two in German and one in Span
ish, The average circulation of period
lcals during the year has been 3,000,000.
Union missionary colportage finds among
the immigrants anarchistic organization.
.infidel literature bitterly hostile to Chris
nanny ana grossly immoral, ana cate
chisms for the young. Colportage among
the Immigrants In cities has been dill
gently prosecuted. The gospel has been
published in 155 languages and dialects,
and the colporteurs and gratuitous dis
trlbuters distribute it far and wide among
tho people. The demand for Christian
literature In tho mission stations through
out the world is greater than it has been
for three-quarters of a century. On the
Pacific Coast colportage has a peculiar
power In the families, where churchgolng
and Sabbath-keeping are less than in most
Over 100,000 missionary- colporteurs hava
been commissioned in more than CO years
of the society's activity in the Mississippi
Valley to carry the gospel to the homes of
tho settlers In the wildest regions of the
country. Out. of 70,730 families. 9150 wero
found last year defitltute of -all religious
literature; 3150 were found, destitute of the
Bible, 12,370 wera found that never went
to' religious worship.
Over 125,000 in cash baa been sent to
India for printing tho gospel In many; of
the varied languages. The whole number
of publications approved for circulation
at the society's expense is 6013, including
912 volumes, and the society and the in
stitutions it thus aided havo issued pub
lications in 155 languages and dialects;
The society has expended in 77 years In
creating a Christian literature for -Turkey,
Including tho Armenians and Jews,
and for Greece, SU7.7W In cash grants.
Henry of Prassta Will Tonr
Pacific Coast Iacograito.
NEW YORK, June 20. Today's court
circular will say, cables the London-correspondent
of the Times, that Prince
Henry of Prussia, when he visits the
United States next year for tha World's
Fair at "St. Louis, will not go' In an official
capacity, but will travel Incognito. The
Prince will tour the United States,' Including-the
Pacific CoasU - The Crown
Prince' of Germany will also be a visitor
to the World's Fair and may bo accom
jpanled by one of his brothers.
Project Backed by Men
National Prominence,
Roate Is -From Resurrection Bay
Xorthtrard Through Coolc Inlet
Country, Up. the SusUltaa to .
the Tabs tin River. '
CHICAGO; June 20. Tho gold output of
Alaska, now XX,0d),OCO per J-t-arv will be
greatly Increased by the early building of
a new railroad from" the "southern coast
of Resurrection" Bay northward to the
Tanana River, definite announcement of
which was made here today. The Re
ward Constructioji Company, of Chicago,
has secured tho contract of tho building
and equipping of 413 miles of Alaska Cen
tral Railway, from Resurrection Bay
northward through the Cook Inlet coun
try and up the Sushltna Valley to the
Tanana River, 150 miles" above its Junc
tion with the' Yukon. '
Tho construction company is made up
of Illinois, Michigan and Ohio capitalists.
Its general manager is John Dowdle, of
the contracting Arm of Nash & Dowdlo.
Tha president Is George A. Skinner, a
Michigan banker, and .the treasurer is
George II. Ford, National Bank Exam
iner, of Cleveland.
The company has placed an order for
70-pound steel rails, which will bo shipped
via Seattle and Vancouver. Locomotives
and cars' also havo been secured, and will
be forwarded with tho rails. Construc
tion, must start boforo July 15, and, be
pushed with all possible speed. Tho now
railway is projected by prominent men of
tho Pacific Coast. The headquarters aro
at Seattle, and the. financial offlco is in
Tho president is George W. Dickinson.
ex-general manager of tho Northern Pa
cific. F. Augustus Heinze also is heavily
interested in the railway company, and
la one of tho directors. John E. Ballaln,
of Seattle; chairman of the. finance- com
mittee, has been In charge of tho finan
cial arrangements, which, aro now defin
itely concluded. Tho Central Trust Com
pany, of Illinois, is trustee for tha stock
holders. Tho chief engineer of construction is W.
A. Swanltz, of Chicago, representing di
rectly some of tho financial interests be
hind the enterprise. Ho. has . been in
charge of large railroad construction. In
New York, New Orleans and Chicago,
having recently completed tho terminal
clearing yards of Chicago.
Tho terminal of the Alaska Central is
open every day of the year. Owing to the
influence of the Japanese current, the
weather there never falls to zero in Win
ter weather. The route of the railway.
which was surveyed last Summer, is
through a valley heavily timbered, and
opens a vast country rich in gold and
copper. The northern terminus is In tho
midst of the new Tanana gold fields.
many times mora extcnslvo than, the
Klondike. The road will make interior
Alaska accessible every day In tho year
and save three weeks of travel now
necessaryMd' Interlttr points by tho cir
cuitous routes up the Yukon River. The
projectors say that the building of the
Alaska Central will increase tho annual
gold production of Alaska from the pres
ent output of 530,000,000 to $200,000,000. and
attract an increased immigration of
scores of thousands.
Tho Agrioultural Department of tho
United States Government has carried w
experiments for the last five years in
Southern and C6ritTal!fAIaska, and has
demonstrated that vegetation can grow
successfully thero which can be grown in
tho Northern States -of the Union. The
climatic conditions are about'the same as
In England and Southern" Norway. Tho
shores are tempered by the Gulf stream
similarly as Southern and Central Alaska
are tempered by the Japan current.
In addition to the resources of gold,
coal and timber, the new railroad will
penetrate a copper belt; which has been
pronounced by Government and private
mineralogists to contain tho most exten
sive and highest grade copper deposits
known in the world.
Mr. Dowdle will leave Chicago with his
construction equipment next Wednesday
via Seattle, en route to Seward, tho
northern terminus of the Alaska Central.
Mr. Ballaln left for Seattle today.
(Continued from First Page.)
race was over, and a Kentucky horse had
Claudo was easily tha best of the other
starters. He came fast into the stretch,
but llttlo John Daly saw he had no chance
to catch Tho Picket, and also eased up.
but almost too Eoon. Bernays, backed by
Cincinnati enthusiasts, came on grandly
from tho center of the field, and hitched up
in a drive with Savable for tho shortest
end of tho purse. Bernays got It by
Judge HImes, the horse that had Jumped
Into popularity and been heavily backed
within a week, failed to make a showing,
Tho fast track was against him. He rap
idly went to last position after tho start
and stayed there. He was 40 lengths behind
when The Picket reached the wire.
The Picket is a bay colt by Falsetto-
Volltario. Ho waa bred by his owners
Mlddleton & Jungbluth, at Louisville. Ha
ran last year but never won, and conse
quently carried the light burden of 115
Tho Picket was regarded as a dangerous
candidate. Last Tuesday - -he "was worked
over the Harlem track In 'preparation for
tho Derby In almost record time. He coh
ered the mile and a half In 2:33. The time
was so fast that many people doubted the
truth of tha reported workout. Tho race
today proved The Picket to be a wonderful
horse. Ha practically repeated his worn
out In the race this afternoon. Neither of
The Picket's owners saw him .win. Carl
Jungbluth is In Asia, and John Middle
ton heard the result of the race at Louis
Betting at Track Is LlRfct.
The betting on tho Derby at the track
was the lightest in years. The bookmakers
wrote as many tickets as usual, but the
amounts were small. All the big betters
laid their money in the future books, and
did not engage in any battle in tha betting
ring today. The Picket opened at 6 to L
and advanced to 10 to 1 before post time.
Claude advanced from 6 to 7 to L Bernays
remained stationary at 6 to 1, while Sav
able went from 5 to 2 to 3 to L Fore and
Aft, the Tennessee horse, was probably
the best played of any on the flcld.tThe
largest bet was won by Joo Yeager, who
had a ticket calling for J1S.000 to '$300. -He
mado the bet thres months ago.
Successor to Dr. Parlcer Arrives.
. NEW YORK, June 20. The Rev. Regi
nald Campbell, hwo succeeded the lata Dr.
JOEeph Parker at the City- Temple, Lon
don, arrived here today.
Cafe a a Postal Treaty Is Signed.
WASHINGTON,. Juno 20. A treaty
with Cuba, continuing- the present postal
arrangements between that republic and
the United States, was signed today by
tho President and Postmaster-GeneraL
and then transmitted to the State De-
parment for ha signature of Secretary
Arseatlae Officer Expires While ea
a Yachting: Trip.
NEW YORK. June 20.--The death of
VI ce-Admiral Daniel do Soller is reported
In a dispatch from Buenos Ayres to the
Herald. It occurred suddenly, while he
was on a yachting trip. A wave swept the
deck, carrying tho body "overboard, but
after a three hours' struggle it was re
covered and landed at Montevideo.
(VI co-Admiral do Boiler was tho ranking
officer of the Argentine navy. Since tho
Chilean-Argentine naval disarmament
agreement he has had few active duties
and has devoted much of his time to
yachting, of which he was a fearless
devotee, preferring small craft and cruis
ing in the roughest Waters;)
Actor Jdhn B. "Walsh.
NEW YORK. Juno 20. John B. Walsh.
an actor, who began his stag career in
1S57. with Thomas Hamblln, and later
played with Charlotte Cushman. John Mc-
Cullough. Edwin Booth and Lawrence Bar
rett, is dead at the Actors' Fund Home, on
Staten Islapd. He had been 111 about ten
One Killed, the Other Injared, in
Dispute' Over Grazing; . Grounds.
HOLBROOK, Ariz., June 19. News
reached here of a desperate battle be
tween cattlemen on the Apacho Indian
Reservation, 10 miles south of Holbrook,
in which Henry Barrett was .killed and
Prime Coleman was probably fatally in
jured. Both are prominent cattlemen,
and havo lived in Apache County for
many years. Only' meager reports aro
obtainable, but it appears that tho men
became involved in a dispute over their
respective grazing permits on the reser
vation, which are only issued at certain,
times of tho year, and are of consider
able value only a limited number of cat
tle being allowed on tha reservation. A
duel with six-shooters followed, in which
Barrett received three wounds in the
abdomen, from which he died within a
few minutes after tho shooting. Cole
man was shot through both thighs, and-
was also badly bruised about the head by
blows from Barrett's six-shooter. Cole
man was still alive at the last report, but
there Is very little hope for his, recovery
Gangs of Five and Tito Men, Re
spectively, at Work.
R. L. Short'and' C.' F. Gaufleld, both liv
ing at 267 Taylor- street, were Keld up two
blocks from Midway station last evening
within an hour after an attempt to rob tho
Sell wood car. Five masked men worked
together, relieving Short of $46 S3, and
Caufield of 12. Short telephoned the police
station after tha robber, and said he
would come this morning and give a de
scription of the robber.
Within the same hour, though several
miles away, Samuel Smith, of 271 Twenty
Fifth street, was held -up by two young
men at the corner of Twenty-Fifth and
Overton streets. The robbers bled him to
the extent of $5. Ho could give no other
description other than that the highway
men were both young and wore mas&s.
Pistols completed their equipment.
Is Paid
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 20. The
13th. annual convention of tho Modern
Woodmen of America closed today. The
officers ' recently elected were Installed,
and the report of tho law committee was
considered In detail. Lqcal camp clerks
will hereafter receive 5 conts per month
per member. Retiring Head Consul
North cott was made a member of the
Head Camp for life.
. Saenscrfcat Comes to a Close.
ST. LOUIS, Juno 20. The North Amer
ican Saengerbund today closed its 31st
National Saengerfest, which began
Wednesday with a volksfcst, ' or people's
picnic. Indianapolis was chosen as tho
place in which to hold tho next saenger
fest. In 1S07.
Root's Plan to Rebuild Fort Ontario
Held to 116' a Hostile Move.
OSWEGO, N. Y., Juno -2tX Tho recent
visit- of Secretary of War Root to thl3
city and the subsequent announcement of
plans for rebuilding of historic Fort On
tario and its conversion Into a battalion
post have been the subject of unfavorable
comment by the Canadian press.
"Tho American Government has decided
to spend S250.OOO on the preliminary con
structlon of a fort at Oswego," says an
Ottawa paper. "That fort can only havo
one object the protection of the harbor
in caso of war with Canada and tho pro
viding of a stronghold from which vessels
of war can issue to prey upon Canadian
lake commerce and cities."
Morgan Denies That Mercantile Com'
paay Is to Bo Reorganlxed.
NEW YORK, June 20. The following
statement was Issued tonight by a mem
ber of tho firm of J. P. Morgan. & Co
"Any statement or report that tho In
ternational Mercantile Company is to. bo
reorganized and it3 stock assessed is ab
solutely untrue."
Meet Next at Chattanooga.
ST. PAoL, ..Juno 20. Chattanooga,
Tenn.. was today" chosen as the next
meeting place of tho" Supremo Lodge, A.
o.- u.r.
Xo Hope for Frey.
SEDALIA. Mo., June 20.--J. J- Frey.
ex-general manager of the Santa Fe
Railway, Is no better today, and all hope
of recovery has been abandoned. His
.physicians, say tho patient may live two
o.r three days. , . -
Heary Saaford Critically 111.
NEWCASTLE. Ont., June 20. Henry
Sanford, of Bridgeport, Conn., vlce-presi
dent of the Adams Epress Company,
critically 111 of paralysis at the forme
h?ime here of his wife, who died suddenly
yesterday of paaralysls of thebrain.
Canadian -Jadsc Is Dying;
LONDON, June -20. Justice Armour, of
the Canadian Supreme Court, one of tha
Alaska boundary commissioners. Is dying
here of stomach trouble.
Liberty Bell Arrives Home.
PHILADELPHIA, Juno 2a The Liberty
Bell arrived home from Boston this after
noon. The historic relic was escorted from
tho railroad station to Independence Hall
by the Second Troop, Philadelphia City
Cavalry. the Second Regiment National
Guard, and a committee of Councllmen.
Postal Bareaas to Be Investigated.
-WASHINGTON, June 20. An investiga
tion will be mado of the money order bu
reau end the dead letter office. Both of
tho bureaus handle considerable money.
and- the Investigation Is to be made as
precaution. 'There are no specific" charges.
Latest Addition to Heppner's
. Big Graveyard.
Sickness Averted fey Prompt' Actloa
arifl Sources of Disease Removed
Nearly $8000. Added to'
Relict Fund.
(Continued from First Page.)
Many workmen proceeded to speculate.
It's the body, of his master under there.
boys," said the foreman. "Let's get at" it."
A moment mora and the space was
cleared. A man got down on his knees,
and. reaching far under, drew forth a be
draggled, mud-covered shepherd dog. Tho
animal had unquestionably been under
several feet of water for some time dur
ing the flood, though: doubtless protected
by tho dense drift so as to breathe a lit
tle. After his five" days' confinement ho
seemed a bit groggy when first brought
to light, but presently pulled himself to
gether, shook himself, wagged his tall
faintly and trotted oft up the street in
the wake of his friend, tho dog that dug
for him.
A live hen was also found by "a gang of
Portland workers yesterday. Tho bird
was Jammed under a heap of debri3 near
tho creek. It uttered a glad' squawk
when released. One of tho men said that
cireful search was, made, and it was
found that the hen had neglected to lay
any eggs while in confinement.
Humor and Pathos Mixed.
Humor .and pathos share attention in all
tragedies, and Mrs. Mary K. Britten first
laughed and then wept as she toll of two
of the orphaned, children yesterday. They
had 'been .Sent to the Women's Relief
headquarters for clothing Mrs. Britten
patted, them on-the head after supplying
them, and'-then asked what mora ohe
could give them. The elder replied:
"I guess wo did need theo clothes, but
thatJs.aH.". . ....
The younger looked up wistfully at the
lQdv:v ?'
"If you could, only give me my mamma,"
he said.
Prlneville Fatner Will Find His Son
Alive and Well.
FRINEVTLLE. Or.. June 20. (Special.)
Word has been received hero by mall to
day announcing the safe arrival at at
llngton of four men supposed to havo
been drowned at Heppner, their names
being oil the register at the Heppner Ho-
ter--Bruce Gray, of Prineville, and J. H.
Brady, Mr. Calhoun and Mr. Kellay, of
Tacoma. These men left Prineville with
a band of horses, and only left Heppner
in time to bo safe.
This information was a great relief to
tho relatives and friends of Mr. Gray,
who is the son of J. H. Gray. ex-Sheriff
of this county. Mr. Gray- is now on tha
road across the country" to Heppner, and
so far has' no knowledge of the safety; of
his son.
Salem Musicians Give Entertainment
In Cordray'at Taeatcr.
SALEM. Or.. Juno 20. (Special.) Tho
mustclans of Salem gave a concert this
evenine for the benefit of the Heppner
relief fund, and raised about J70. The at
tendance was small, aa the event oc
curred on Saturday evening. John F.
Cordray donated tho use of the Grand
Opera-Housa and paid all bill3 for light
ing, etc
Those who participated in the pro-
gramma were the Salem Oratorio So
ciety, under tha directorship of Professor
Seley, Miss Florence Tlllson, Mrs. Hal-
lie Parrish Hinges, Miss Mabel I Car
ter, Miss Mabel Johnson, Miss Llllie,
Stege. and Messrs. Wenger, Roth, Baker,
Eppley, Snyder and Parvon.
The Dalles Relief Fund Increases
Committee Sent to Investigate.
THE DALLES, Or.,. June 20. (Special.)
Tho sum of $72.50 was tpday added to
the Heppner relief fund, making a total
of $1SM. Messrs. W. A. Johnston and J.
L Kelly left hero for Heppner foday,
having been appointed by tho relief com
mittee to ascertain what further help
might bo needed from this city, and how
the work of clearing tho debrl3 Is pro
Over ?3500 Has Been Contributed, by
the City.
BAKER CITY, Or., Juno 20C (Special.)
Baker City's contribution to the Heppner
relief fund up to date exceeds $3500. The
last subscription was $120 from tho miners
at the White Swan mine.
Mayor Carter returns tonight from
Heppner. Moro money can be raised if
called upon.
All La Grande at Worlc for Relief.
LA GRANDE. Or., Juno 20. There Is
great enthusiasm In raising1 funds for
Heppner's relief. The stores are making
percentage sales, lodges emptying their
treasuries, societies . donating surplus
funds, ladles giving socials and entertain
ments, solicitors touring the valley and
towns, ladles gathering bedding and
clothing and ,provisIon3. A separate fund
has been created for the maintenance of
tho orphans of Heppner. The total raised
to date Is $2300; by Island City, J375.
Give Services Wltaout Pay.
WALLA WALLA, Juno 20. Up to to
night the Union subscription contributed
by citizens of Walla Walla; had reached
$700 and with the amusement and baseball
benefit funds will reach about $1200.
A crew of 20 men. in charge of L. C
Goodwin left for Heppner tonight to work
as laborers without pay so long as their
services aro required.
Hood-River Will Sead More.
HOOD RIVER; Or., June 20. (Special.)
Hood Rlver'e contribution, to the Hepp
ner rbllif fund amounts to $156. Of this
amount .$305.50. has been forwarded to the
stricken city. This does not Include the
contribution of $75 In caskets furnished by
Undertaker S. E. Bartmess. The remain
der of tho fund will" be ssnt Tuesday.
'Astoria Contributions Coming: Ia.
ASTORIA,. Or.. June 20. (Special.) Con
tributions are still being made to the
Heppner relief- rund", ' Stnd the' Indications
are that fully 52000 will be raised here.
Donations by various organizations were
made today as follows:
Modern Woodmen of America, $25; Im
proved Order of Red Men. J 23; Woodmen
of the World, $25; Sons of Hermann. $25:
Salmon Workers' Union. $10; Central La
bor Council, $10: United Artisans, $10.
Preparations are being made to give a
benefit entertainment at Fisher's Opera-
Housa during tho coming week, and quite
a sum Is expected to be realized from it.
Retarns Wltk Her Dead.
THE DALLES, Or., Juna 20. (Special.)
Mrs. A. C. Gelger, whose husband was
among those who perished at Heppner,
arrived here from Atchison, Kan., today.
Mrs. Gelger will start for Atchison again
tomorrow, . taking with her the remains
of her husband for Interment at that
place, where sho intends making- her
Play Ball tor Flood Faad.
OREGON CITY, Or., Juno 20. (Special.)
The barbers and clerks play tha teamsters
at Canemah Park Sunday afternoon. The
Oregon Water Power & Railroad Com
pany has provided an additional attrac
tion in a crowd of cblored singers. Tho
receipts go to the Heppner fund.
Congress Granted One to Similar
Hero Thirty Years Ago.
ASTORIA. Or., Juno 17. (To tho Edi
tor.) The catastrophe at Heppner recalls
to my memory the Williamsburg flood
norror, in Massachusetts, in 1871. when.
,by a bursting dam the towns of Wllllams-
Durg, Haydenvllle. Florence and Leeds
wera all very much damaged, and about
140 lives were lost. This flood occurred
at 3 or 4 o'clock in the morning, and a
young farmer lad. Just starting out on his
dally milk-peddling trip, heard the crash
of the oncoming waters, whipped his old
horse into a gallop, and rushed down the
thickly populated valley, through the sev
eral towns, giving tho alarm and warn
ing the people to flee for safety, thus sav
ing hundreds of lives. The attention oC
Congress was called to his noble work,
and a magnificent gold medal was pre
pared for him and presented to him by
Congress on behalf of the United States.
You probably have in your books of ref
erence arr account of the incident 'and of
tho young man's name, which, unfortu
nately, I have forgotten.
I call your attention to this instance
because Heppner had Its hero as well as
Williamsburg, and his bravery and pres
enco of mind should not be permitted to
pass unrewarded. AH honor to him. say
we all. I trust our Oregon Matlock may
be. In like manner, rewarded, and write
this letter that attention of our represen
tatlon at Washington may be aroused
and that they will look up the Williams
burg case and see to it that Matlock Is
similarly rewarded.. The picture and de
scription of tho above-mentioned medal
was printed in Harper's Weekly at tha
time of the presentation, probably in tha
year 1S75. SAM T. GILL.
Annnal Recital of McMtnnvllle Colv.
lcg;e Conservatory of Music
M'MINN VILLE, Or., June 20. (Special.)
The college conservatory last night gave
its annual recital. The college hall was
crowded to suffocation. The music, wluie
classical, was also of a very pleasing
kind. Misses Gordon Allen and Lowney
had to respond to encores time and
again. This will be tho last time Miss
Allen will appear before a McMlnnville
audience. Sho will go abroad for study
next year.
The lay symphony was a new feature
in recital work, and was well received
Herr Dlebcl, of Welsnlchwo, Germany was
the director, and assigned the different
parts according to the characteristics of
tho players. This was the meat success
ful recital during the history of the col
.lege. , . .
Woodmen Welcomed to Forest Grove
FOREST GROVE. Or., June 20. (Spo
cial.) The Woodmen of the World's Con
vention at Cornelius today drew a crowd
of several hundred visitors and the little
town made its guests free of tho city and
everything in It. A baseball game, big
procession, oration by William Hare, ono
of thl3 year's graduates from Pacific Unl
verslty, dancing and concert by the For
eat Grove band, occupied the day, and this
evening a large class .will be initiated
into tha mysteries of woodcraft.
New Hospital for Hoqnlam.
HOQUIAM, Wash., June 20. (Special.)
Hoqulam Is to havo another hospital to
be located on the corner of K and Sixth
streets, near the Hoqulam Theater, where
a site, 125x110, has been secured.
The main building will be 40xSO, and
three storlea high. It will contain two
wards with 35 beds and 16 private rooms,
Tha wing building will be 24x40 and two
stories high. The building must te fin
lshed by October L
Drain Gives Up Celebration Money.
DRAIN, Or., June 20. (Special.) At a
citizens' meeting held here laet night to
consider a celebration of the Fourth of
July It was unanimously voted to turn
the fund already subscribed tor that pur-
post, amounting to over $100, over to the
relief of the sufferers of tho late disaster
at Heppner, and it will at once be for
warded to tho Mayor of that stricken
Antelope Wired. $450 to Heppner.
ANTELOPE, Or.. June 20. (Special.) At
an informal, meeting of the. Council
Thursday, tho City of Antelope donated
$100 for the relief of Heppner sufferers. A
subscription, list was then circulated, and
by private contributions the relief fund
was increased to about $450. Tho money
was immediately wired to Heppner.
Charity Ball of Foresters.
OREGON CITY, June 20. (Special.)
Court Robin Hood, No. 9, Foresters of
America, at a meeting last night decided
to glvo a charity ball next Wednesday
evening, all of the proceeds to be donated
to the Heppner flood sufferers. Tho man
agement of Canemah Park has con
tributed freo of cost the use of the danc
ing pavilion.
Weston's Contribution Grovrlner.
WESTON. Or., June 20. (Special.)
Weston s contribution to the Heppner re
lief fund eo far totals $330.
Rumor an Invention.
VIENNA. June 20. The Turkish Em
bassy here, through the semi-official
Fremdenblatt. declares that the rumor of
the Sultan's Intention to abdicate is
pure Invention.
Hair Vigor
Hair falling? Then you are
starving it. You can stop
.hair-starvationt with a hair-
food. Ayer's Hair Vigor
nourishes, feeds the hair.
And the deep,rich color of
early life comes back to the
:grav hair i&&3i:
Dubuque Streetcar Strikers
Must Quit Rioting,
Fear of a Moaster Demoastratloa
Causes the Goveraor to Reverse
His Decision Not to Order Oat
Additional 31itlamea.
DES MOINE3. Ia.. June 20. Governor
Cummins, upon receipt of advices that a
crisis was approaching in the street-railway
strike at Dubuque. Issued orders to
day mobilising three additional compa
nies of militia at that point. Governor
Cummins' action was based upon numer
ous messages from the Mayor, Sheriff and
leading citizens of Dubuque, expressing
a grave fear that tonight would witness
an outbreak on the part of the street-
railway strikers and their sympathizers
that might culminate In setting fire to
some of the leading places of business.
The Waterloo, Independence and Ma-
quoketa Companies, which with tha
Dubuque Company constitute the First
Battalion of the Fifty-third Reglment-
I. N. G., were ordered to Dubuque, under
the command of Major Allen, of Dubuque,
who will later ba superseded by Adjutant-
General Byers, of this city.
Tho strike was instituted May 7, slnco
which time all efforts to operate street
cars in Dubuque have precipitated riot
ing. Early this week a determined effort
to resume operations caused the most
serious outbreak, resulting in the destruc
tion of much property and serious injury
to a number of persons. Since then re
peated urgent appeals have been made to
the Governor to send additional troops.
the Sheriff and Mayor declaring that tha
local police and Sheriffs forces, even
when supplemented by the local company
of militia, was helpless in tho faco of tho
mob of strike sympathizers.
The Governor refused to do more than
hold tiie First Battalion In readiness to
rush to Dubuque upon demands of a fresh
outbreak. Today, however, alarming ad
vices concerning a secretly planned out
break Impelled him to act. He tele
graphed to the Dubuque authorities that
the troops are not there for the purpose
of assisting the fight against the strikers
in any way other than to preserve peace
at all hazards.
Demonstration 'Does Not Occur.
DUBUQUE, Ia., Juna 20. Militia com
panies from Independence, Waterloo and
Maquoketa arrived today, and are now
guarding tha property of the street-car
company against any attacks by strikers,
Operation of cars will ba resumed tomor
row. People thronged the streets tonight.
but there was no demonstration.
Great Textile Strike Nearlng; End.
LOWELL, Mass.. June 20. The great
textile strike which began hera three
months ago is thought to be nearing the
end. The leaders of the striking textile
workers admit a letter containing a
proposal for a conference, with a view
to bringing- about a settlement, has been
sent to the mill agents. Meetings of
every union will he called before Sunday
to take action, upon the question of re
turning to work.
Xegroea Talce Places of Strikers.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 20. Railroad
officials declare that the frelghthandlers
strike is at an end. . as far as they are
concerned. In the freighthouses of tha
Santa Fe. Rock island, the 'Frisco and
tho Missouri, Kansas & Texas, 200 ne
groes, most of whom have been brought
from the outside, are working in tha
places of the strikers today, and 100 moro
negroes are expected by tomorrow.
Want Labor Presidential Caadldate.
CINCINNATI; O.. June 20. The conven
tion of tha International Pressmen's Union
adjourned today, to meet next year In
St. Louis. Among the resolutions adopted
was one for a committee of 25 to com
municate to all labor organizations "that
the masses shall have a proper champion
in tho next Presidential campaign." This
vote on the resolution is claimed as a vic
tory for the Socialists.
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cured by the blood-purifying, alterative
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