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AFFBAI AT uj
A B WOWING CBil I IZBA 6HIIH AREBTH
Due Killed and Nine Seri
The Boilff Ford 210 Peel
lisily '.Usui AUKiml IB
Tlio accident that occurred JT Slerday
morning, near Himtlitlclil, was I
i him ut llrst reported. Ah MTM itAUfd
yesterday Kllery V Kirk, i'K ' M VeOfS
ami H months w it- Hi-inn! i. killi il.
jot. ii Lsmloy-Badly barm i o?fi im
entire body by steam; left leg was
broken iuit below the km ) Mid mum
crushed Into slivers; i. 'f M Vtra I deep
buriiH 1. 1. .hi the blpa; cut III neck urd
face, Ity good nursing It la thought
be will reeover. LATRR.- Dr J W
ilurrm returned shortly after noon aod
InroruiH in that Lemley died suddenly
tills morning. He appeared lo Imj en
tirely out of danger, and In splendid
spirits when raddanly be collapsed ami
died hi Inn a minute, llr llturisut
tributeH lliuHuddeii death to Uia burst
ing of a blood vessel weekeued by the
Joe Otbaorl Badly burnuil on brad
and itlioulder; cut on left cheek; OM
tooth out to he can not close D9Mtb
Tony Bryant- Concussion ol brain
ami budly Melded,
J P Bryant Knee scalded and aukla
C F llett Face ami arm burned.
Obmm MoDeo Several light burns
Ghoaloy Kuk Ankle cut.
Jesse Herbert, aged 14 Badly hi. in
eti uboiii die hoe and body; collar hone
Hubert Herbert, aged 17 Badly
burned on right ihoaldar; hick ill -o
it is thought by the pbyalolaoi thai
under iihuiiI conditions all will re
cover. The burns are nearly all superficial,
few of them being I
1 11 YSIl't ANH.
The following pbyalclana and sur
geons alleudcd to ih i Injured in a very
satisfactory maniwn J w Harris, w
L Cbsshlro, W W Ogloaby nod J w
I'AUHK Of KXPUISION.
The cauaeof the explosion lias been
fully determined: It appears Hiat the
evening before tlie aUglM ami outllt
had U'ell moved to the Held where the
explosion took place. The engineer,
Fred llett, following his custon while
moving, keyed down the safety valve
with a tea-penny nail ami he Ibrgol to
remove the nail In the morning, mid
the eteetn guago being broken aod re
moved, the engineer bad very little
warning. Of course this shows negli
gence, it is butjual to say oonoernlng
Mr llett that he bad run engines for a
number of years. The nail is still net
lug us ii key In the valve, Where placid.
Several persons witnessed it.
TIIK K PLOSION.
The explosion look place as stated
yesterday morning. The engineer, F
llett, noticed steam and w uici coming
out around the stay bolt heat's. He
exclaimed, "Hoys, 1 think she la go-1
log to explode," Be vera! preeenl bad
run a few feet when the explosion took
The engine, a ten horse power, rais
ed in the air, passed completely over
the separator, nbout 50 feet distant, and
landed ISO feet from w here It started
ami then rebounded a dlataaoe of w
fett, making a total dlataaoe it aotually
OeW Of S H) tot This show s (he im-j
nieiisejpressure of steam,
While the boiler was an old one, un
tier the circumstances it is likely any
tsiiier would have exploded,
The boiler buret on the left able In
the tire box. and the toward portion
was also blown away.
An Idea of the toot of the explosion
may U gained from the fact Unit the
men were blown from ;!( to 111) ice!
from where they Mood. Actual mens
uremeiit shows I. cm Icy, dead, was
blown the latter distance
The stubble for many feet about the
spot where the boiler stood was
actually forced Into the ground.
t'oroner Cheshire late yesterday at
ternoon held an Inquest over the body
The tfmtioe FihiwI the ErtdttM
LL i mi l TiaTA.vriAL.
Bare Green, charged with burning
VV K Mcarbrougb's wheat on
the morning of August -ud, was
given an txamiuatloa before justice
Winu-nusier today, and was die-
c hnrgi ii, the .ii -'.I learning the evi-
rnawnnlllig Attorney Mania an
ttorney Mil you appeared for the alate
and Attorney Btevens to the defend
of Cilery v Kirk, and the fbllowl g
verdb'1 WBl returned:
We ibe uoderalinod jurors lied tiiut
i Bllery V tiirk n. kin nI on AuguatSft,
I I8B6, by an explndun of tha boiler oj
ibe thretber euglne i n the premlaei of
lil-f:i' er, J V Knk, mid sdd 0Xpa
It Ion waa oaoaeil by Dtgleot to remove
kej from mtttf valve and rannlog
, without itaam guage,
Djbil lid- jr.'h il.iy of Auj.'11-t, IhllS.
J u 1 1 1 1. 1., Foreman.
.1 B Tavlik,
CM ' t rone.
ltd P Lkjilkv,
I) M I'L'KKKRBON,
Law ii J Qimom.
One eUrlOUl Inoldent, um xplitinable,
ht (hat the portion of tie? separator in
front ol the cylintler U t rii-luil lla aa
If some great weight bud struck it.
Hubert Herbert bad Ills shirt, panta
loons and slue a blown ell him. He
is unable to explain how it occurred.
bum an today.
The funeral of the Into Blloty V Kirk
occurred thin forenoon at 10 o'clock ut
the Itlelnirdsoii cemetery. A very
lurge number of his friends attended.
llev j ; EUebardeon, of ibis city con
ducted the lervloas,
A frier Line Counly Hu i
Trouble in Dalifcflai
ia it iir; TBI L'l
The Portland Tekgram of August
"CM Aldricb.an Oregoiiiau, la In
jail at (Stockton, Cal charged with iu-
oeet W If Ulbeon, district attorney
of Ha . Joaquin county, is In the city
looking up evidence to prosecute the
.Myrtle Aldrlob, who is scarcely 10,
oonfemed totbf dletrlot attorney that
(' M Aldrleb la her fathtr. They for
merly lived at Isabel, Lone counts
and were in Portland last Aniil. Fiom
here they went to California. In the
meantime Myrtle gave birth to a baby.
'When charged with the crime A I
drloh alleged that the girl was his
wife; Hint he miis married in Trout
tin le, July 90, 1897, and the marriage
llcenM waa recorded at Poittand. At
torney Qlbaoo telegraphed Hie county
clerk b.re and received wortl that no
looh license huh issued. The attorney
i to luuk over I lie records himself
in order Unit he may appear as a wit
neieagajnat the father."
He is CLargcd Willi Binhg Soar- J L M of M Cwei M l b-
UlllT UutM, AagUll J
Co.istahlc Fleeman, assisted by Aet
na Marshal KUaenger, last evt ning,
placed under arrest oue ElrX Green,
the Information charging him with
having malioloualy, on August, 2 1808,
burned five stacks of wheat gialu the
h in Deadly
a n.titu in ii
M Mettson, of Portland, was lu Ku-
rene tbla forenoon and reported that
while on a prospecting trip up ran
iwk wiib .11. Kiullh, a resident i f
i. . .i.w.i Mr Kiullh. who la C'avlte. Wert- si. 1 1 1 .... .
rainu'cn u.n -i i " "u an tun. j
11.. .1 -....! HISS llur ll.r, I. .. '"Vli.
iij years oi age, icii as iiicjr wcic . ...,,gll ,,. pt.
M ami.a, Aug 2) Lant
a corporal and i .wl
Dtah artillery. ?"S
nsiir uaaitfi AiiKut tl
meaeeUV r from Smithllebl
moruing Informed the QCABJ)
the death of Tonv Itryaii, aged
yiars, w is momentarily expected.
He alao a! ated that a ooople of the
others were in great pain.
Win Lemley aai bariodai the Rlob
ardson cemetery tbla forenoon, the ser
vices being conducted by Hev J C
Hlclmidsoii of this city.
DfOgleeby telephoned the (iDABO
at t'M o'clo'k this afternoon fmni
Junction that he bad just returned
from a visit to all of the victims of the
Tony BryaO, who is in the worst
eondition, recovered consciousness this
forenoon and Is now able to talk. He
is a little Improved, but is still In a
Obanoa MoBoo is also slightly
but is still quite low.
The two Herbert boys are also dun
geons, but slightly improved.
Tlie doctor sUttd that It believed
they would all recover.
Tlie others Injun tl are beyond dan
ger ami improving met ly.
Dr W I. Cheshire visited the Smith.
Held victims lust evening. Ho found
the condition of Tony ltryan to be the
worst; Chance Mcllce was also danger
ous nod the Herbert brothere were in a
dangerous comlllion. The rest of those
Injured he said were recovering.
a gentleman who letl the scene of
the boiler explosion at Sniithfleld this
forenoon at II o'clock Inf irms u tlierc
Is no hope for Tony llryaut and
Chance Mot lee, The others will re
cover. It was 1 J,") steps from where I.eniley
stood to where he w as blown.
Itwiisftl lair steps from the place
Al'uiihiIiI i Will Unbold American
Antborlly In the Philippines
Bca Youk, Aug 85 A dlapatob to
the Herald from Manila says:
(Jeneriil AgUinaldo, Interviewed at
Baooor, decbued that he was anxlooa
to support the authority of the United
tjtatea in those lslautls, ami he had
persuaded the other leaders to accept
t la bis desire now that the Inxur
gem army bo dlebanded ami return
to the provlnoea. He oom plained of
luck of money ami of military talent
in the n is i leaders, ami said lie bud
notanarmy, but an unruly rabble
The general seemed dispirited. He
saysllnit lie tiu-ts tlie United States
will torn a free ami liberal govern
men:, and says tile Americans can
couut oil hi- co-op. i :i: iuu.
A Voter Talks.
Editor Guard. I am glad to see
The GUARD take a stand against an
extra se.-sion of the legislature. One
teuton every two years is enough,
Beaven knows, the fllmay argument
in todays Oiegoniau that it would stop
the paying of interest is almost too
silly to notice. I think the press of
the state should protest against an ex
tra session in no uncertain tones.
As to the seuatorship, Judge Kakin
would make an ideal Senator, pure, in
dependent, man'y and honest.
Wood at Dawton,
Wood for fuel is one of Dawson
City's problems and it has always
comniaudtil v. good tlgure. At present
there Is a scarcity of wood for sale, as
MOMS to the timber lias beeu shut ofl
by ii wise and benevolent i?) govern
im i.t. One man, named Stewart, has
been granted the right to all the tim
ber along the Klondike. Labor Is so
plentiful that l.e pays only tS.60 per
cord lor cutting wt ui, although these
men have to pay ,M per pound for their
Sailed For Home.
Santiago, Aug 20. General Shaffer
ami stall' sailed this afternoon on the 1
transport Mexico. His departure was
not marked by any special incident.
On arriving at Montauk Point, Shatter
will go to Wi ibington tomeet President
MoKlnley and Alger, afterwards pro
ceeding to Sail Francisco.
In nn tha bed ol Hie stream an I SO
.1., ,.r or u Kcurhrniitfh. contrary ..n.lv injured one if his anees. Mr
to the statutes of the State of Oregon, Mettson assisted hint to the hank and
ID .ueb cases made and provided. He found the knee very badly swollen
was taken before Justice Wiuteruieler I from the fall, but was un -ble to deter
who held him in bonds to the amount mine if any bom was broa. J. It was
oftiW Not being able to give the impossible for the injured man to come
required bond he was placed in the j out without help, and Mettson llxed
couniy jail, pending examination, him up In a camp as comfortably as
Which Will occur tomorrow forenoon possible with their provisions and
Itgo'olock. 'bedding, and can.e hack to the Fall
He has re'ained Attorney L L Creek settlement where bo Immediate
Stevens to defend him, ly scoured men and started them hack
(ireen, ia inanabouttOyearsofuge, to carry Smith out. Mr Mettson is of
is mauled mid has one child, and low tin-opinion that they musi nn e ncen
rect i lly been residing at Mr Keyuoid , about lr miles on the timber reserve
near tlie Kugene bridge.
At the time tlie wheat was burned
ami prior thereto be was working on
the farm for Mr Hcarbrough.
He streuuously denies having com
mitted the crime.
EtUFUS K HOLBBOOK.
The 8 f Examiner uuu Call Say the
Vuuiig Ban Died Huni Disease.
The uncertainly as to tlie death of
Itufus K Holbrook seems to be at an
The San Francisco ( all and Exam
iner of August Jord have reports of all
who bad died in the Philippines ac
cording to (ieueral Merrill's reiort.
The three Oregon ri emits, Kdgar J
Johnson, company I, of Ca tiralide,
Kufus K Holbiook, company c, of Eu
gene, and Kdward 0 Young, company
A, of .Mc.Miunville are all nannd as
when the accident happened, a point
about 40 m il-s eas'erly from Kugene.
Clipped Front The Times of
EAKliY HOPS SHIPPED.
Stephen Bmeed ships;
Stephen Smevd, of Camp Creek pre
cinct, brought to Kugene today, tweil-ty-seven
bales of early hops, and im
mediately placed them in the depot for
shipment to H Weaver, Bus-ex, Wis,
on consignment, i - he has done for
Mr Bmeed says his tarly hops yield
ed well and are of excellent quality.
Woodmen Picnl .
1'he Cieneral Committee of Wood
men on Harvest Picnic to be held at
Meriau's 1'ark, near Kugene, Septem
ber 7th, announce the following pro
gram of sports aud contests:
Foot race, 100 yards, free lor all
Woodmen; three to enter, First prize
.io0, secoud fl.oO.
100 yard race, free for everybody,
three to enter. First prize 12.60, sec
Bicycle road race, two miles. First
prize $5.00, secoud $2.50.
Ladies bicycle race, three must enter.
First prize $J 50, secoud $1.50.
Woodmen chopping contest. Each
contestant will Le furnished ax, end
cut a 14 inch log in two. First nrlaa
$2.50, secoud $1.50,
ladies nail driving contest. Ham
mers aud nails will be furnished. Five
nails will be driven. First prise 12 50,
second $1 50.
Woodmen sawing c n.test Kieh
team must furnish Dross-cut saw and
Mrs Frank Harvey is visiting in
Miss Knima Chase and Miss Fjmma
Wold, of Eugene, are the guests of
Miss Auuu Crain.
C F Hutlburt is the new manager of
ti e opera house, since tlie resignation
of Prof Sibbetts, who has gone to Ma
nila. G F Skipworth aud wife returned
from Lebanon Tuesday. Mr Hklp
worth Ban be found at his offlos as
Miss Anna Crain cxK.cts to leave
next Tuesday for Seattle to tench
school, having the same position as
The W S Lee b id; building, occu
pied as a drug store, will he sold at
assignee's sale by G C Millett, Sep
Elbert Jackson has quit work on
tlie Florence stage line and returned
to this city. He has secured a job
with Buslinel! A Mabnn's prune evnp
orater. Mrs F.I la Denham and Miss Anna
Crain will entertain the M E Sunday
school children at the residence of F
W A Crain this i Friday) afternoon. It
w ill be in Hie nature of a farewell re
ception, as the ladies mentioned will
leave here shortly. Uefre-hments
will be served at 8 p m.
.Hudson discharged bl. 22
was in mere to,, ..... ,
the immediate l.
alarmed for a time. "
The natives Immediate aJ
ing. Dismount..,! ' "tRl
ant to quell the di.iurU2j?'
natives misunderstood ii,."'
and tlie tiring bt.e.uuegeDer.i
nuusi t, Wll k
Corporal Anderson inortsll,-.
ami woyie, of t Is
.o.uriy outni,., K,
were killed ami several wooed-?
. . K " I o I, 1 I ,1 I l u l.vt.r. . .
theeuwuuter, and proDibe, tali
tbeollenders. .No furlt)
BBOWNS VILLI TRIO. The Times
says: A letter received from "Camp
Merrill" on the Blue river, where the
Dyson party are camped, conveys the
intelligence that everyone appears to
be enjoying himself. Mi.-ses Frank
Dyson aud Blanche Kverest recently
made a trip to the Lucky Boy mine
aud report a good number of men at
work iu the Blue River mines. Bert
Wilson's arrival is joyfully announced,
to it is expected that Bert will fur
nish the camp witb an abundance of
venison C B Wilson is spending
the week iu the Blue Biver mining
district, hunting deer and angling for
the speckled beauties whi b iuhabitlbe
Streams of that locality Mr aud
.Mrs Thos Boya are the guests of Agent
L Boyd and family or this city, this
week Mr Boyd wns recently agent
atCoburg, but has been changed from
that place to Saginaw, Lnue county.
Washington, Aug 86, Orders have
boot ii Issued by the war department
extending tlie fttrloughsof volunteers
given leave ol absence from HO to tiO
during the afternoon for all who wish
A f.iT.. Oregon City Courier: tod tree.
MTTnln I n.-. u.. IKau i,,-.. .n.
where the boiler blew up lo the place i t i , t'luiijr,
where ( tl,,. struck the ground: t en ' r'1"""' 5?? ? "'..bcr of young men j Ueppner Gazette: Mr Jam,, Beas-
iitan iiiiious sccuous 01 uiesi.iteare um aim laiuiiv, Who came to this
saw '24 Inch log twice i ff, First prlxs
an , i ai n
i . , i ii...... . ..
Baseball game. Fats vs Leans , . Wnter 8ay8:
Nines will be organized on UZZ L5?P lJSS? toretuf"
i Losers pay for Ice cream to victors. JJZX K
.-ny oilier contest can bt or -anied i i j " "
under the supervisi ,f ., eCm , 1 "f, r ,
tee in charge , "'dlered inconveniences while on the
Carriage tickets to and t "?vd lmw llr""
the ,iu,i .-...i . . . '
grounds can ba had from M n w s lu l oulK 10 ,UKe r nut
mcreury Genera, Committee, to "5 SS!
ceuis, rounu trip
Good music will attend the pavilion
ocean ozone, and had a enane
i from the every day bum drum of life.
vuil'e annual trips to the seaside or
mountains may be more or less Imag
inary in their good advantages, they
add VMlety to the spice of life."
Enoisji Explosion Itrhb. Junc
tion City Times: "One of the dropped
his fork aud run at the ilrst sound of
Dally imurd AMagg
Wheat is 1 . I'll ' A... A
llU. liu - linnuu I'
, "n """"" lu r.-ni ue ,!
I tl I- 1 I I ' A - T I 1 i I
1 he train was thlity m!ntaJ
iuio IUU i oouo.
Henry Mathew, will tbiPisi'a
of beef cattle to Aurora toniorre.J
iue negroes mai wire ghjgj
aroutul Kugene yesterday
gave a show at Springfield bit M
The iwace com mission wdlcoaaaa
Justice White, Whltelaw lieid.
tor Davis, Secretary Day and ill
Stephen Suieed brought
nore of early hops to the citytakfl
from bis amp Creek farm. HtJ
ship these with those brought hnJ
lernay to H Weaver, of Basso, ffi
Astoria policemen are it
having a tussle with tlie boys oftjl
town iu an endeavor to mike lis i
terwear "tights" when bitbitiil
Grant aud Crook counties mas
run witb sheep buyers aod uiea
quent competition bas run tbeprSse'l
lambs up to $2.50 a head, acccrduej il
the Fossil Journal.
Shade of John Wesley.' ABttatfJ
church at Baker City has berantikl
as a theater by a travel1 rung!
aggregation, as a result f laet l
lire having destroyed tlie openaa
Ashland Tidings: MIsms Hirni
and Hulin, both of Kugene, ma
pleting some uiilhiislieu wirkiil
summer school and will be rtijl
the regular work in the State NonSl
school at the opening, Kept 5.
William Cook, a Nurtb Viusl
rancher, was struck by libtat
while lying iu bed at his hous Ik
day night. The thunderbolt mi
his forearm, passing down mdnfl k
fingers, leaving a livid mirk ill N
The Dalles fruit shipper hi"'
last learned that in their buihxaR
quickest way is decidedly the cbeaW
in the long run, and are sendingrtSJ
nearly all their Iruit by expi
Judge Bellinger ilecidi d ThuraSf
the case of United Slabs ipW
Bay Wagon Boatl Couipiny thiisa
to which homestead ngnU
tacbed when a line of a eRRj
was defloltelv tlxed wireismu
ceo ted from tlie craut is
been excluded by Its teriua
A traveling man wli 0 hM iH
Isheda tourot the Paloose nm
during which he gave cousidersli'
irntiun to Insnecttug a belli
the Pendleton Kast Oregoniu J
WbllS the yield will M ligur 1
mmm exnpcted some weeks ifi
will nevertheless lie a bountiful R
' """K" v-ii jj
V.,l.. lo ..ollioir n dam S9
ri k. ii,., ..n.etric liuht dIidiR
purpose of securing power lor biPJ
llalraiwlel A- ( Ull U,c S
11 .1 .. f ...... I.. II... ...t. .. . I
rested after tl eeeMnd bound. Wring. !,c,elves ,o,- the ministry'-; "on from Kugene about two weeks
Mr Kichardson was loading win at , W Eugene like most up-valley tow ns, j 8 'I61" " "earch of a location, have de
on his wejron tare close to u b..r. ht" PUndMes of girls, In eom dded to make an investment and will
bolltrand rglot ilreok, Jio hwH
I ... ...I.. ...... I I S I . I . v""1' Wl
1 Ituaenls art' in ilotuaml in hmmI .ir- of iiiU'lii; nt auritMiltnr.M ...wis, fCene of the wrrck lain, ninth In. Mn I
I'luki mill saaanal ss, SI 1 nrl.l HSBMI m.,tlntl.. ' l.i !s !ii;,l iinn nr.. anni l a a. .. ! i , f., . ' A
psrlson with the male p,q ulatlou. : doubtless prove a valuable acquisition tM "P'0"100 and the engine landed
v t.usi.piciiiiy me exemplary divinity to our community as they ate the class uroppt-a nis fork. At the tauraut
tboir bnrbor sbol) illt1' e
foimerly occupied -
uiaKe a forward moven.cnt to reach
the llMS, Wblefa Were tied to the stake
on tlie front end of his grain rack,
when one of the large traveling wheels
passed between him and the Hue stake
binding .'(' yards farther on.
On halls, the Oregon wonder won
the I'.os pacing race, purse $2,0n0, at
Qbm Falls, If Y, xesteniay; K-si time
into prominent Kugene families dur
ing the past few months. And some
of then wore fortunate enough tore
ceiv, a hoiisepeepiug outllt with Hie
The boiler is twisted In v.rio,.u! Clam l'.aker came home
Mrs Oiga Janeet is the only woman ! Shapes n"d "iece" of 11,0 enK'ne can be on a .10 days furlough n;
who this season has come out of the l)icketl "l at distance of 500 feet." Htt. Ho reports Claud
I.-U.JH, . mi . ...... ilmiron
uuiuuiwttiiu a competency In cold omy voiunieer now vn- 0
uuc icrivira ai i.iveriuore, I alif. is a 'aaut.-uesiucnts ol the noi ueen iu me
widow, ;o years old, and brought with .,K'r "0K,n,e vallt-y say (be Me- "nip Merritr is a
A 1 .. I.. ,1.,, I' ll.
uui ueeu in tou --r .s
no i' iif'"-
e 1 1 ...
We have been handed " A brief p.ajm her I0JJOO m nuggets, which she ixr- 1 Keaile rivcr ls si eight Indies low-' and that the climate at "J5
oil a few of lbs leading ineu and events SOOally, w ith the assistance of her two ' M ll)au l'Ver MoK RROWR. They give ! ' execrable. He speak- ' 0 .
w ourooanun American," by Prof J l' sous, aged 11 aud IS years, dug out of temU for thu Stage of water
snndgriu-s, well known lu Kugene. I the ground near Dawson City. I tue uuilually libt snowfall on the
' vaawae range Mat winter. of things there.
., , ,..., i. serveu'"-
ncers uiiuer nun, - ndi'
ik. Iliv are not to blallie lcr l"17
" U VilC -
the eteanur Koanoke I
laela to Seattle, A
of WHtLJrM ) I h,M K,MHy emn,,K-
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