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THE MORNING ASTORIAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 1904,
STORM CLAIMS VICTIM NEAR
Roseburg." Ore.. Marvh 10. Dan Cox a jrvwd Idea to have a gun han-ly, so
.ki. w- we could kill one another, for it would
a well known, younjr man of this place. louIU
, hurd to have to He thre and starve,
was instantly killed by a falling trw- o rtMp am, wm,
durln the heavy wind at 11, o'clock !awak,u( by a loud cracking noise,
last night. The accident occurred on ! r heard the branches of the falling tree
Union creek. In the Cow Creek moun
tains, about SO miles southwest of
Riddle, at which plaoe Cox. In coin-
brush the tent and called to the boys.
Herbert rolled over on his face and
started to raise up, when the tree de
pany with Fred rilkington, of this city, j molished the tent and Tell diagonal
and Herbert Leonard, of Cottage Grove, across Unit's head, kMin him Instant
had been In camp for the past two ly. The tree did not miss Herberts
eeks. Pllkington. who left Herbert j head over six imhea and mine not
with the body, arrived in this city at over a foot and a half. Herbert and I
noon today, and notitied Coroner J crawled' out from under the demolished
Twitchell of the accident The remains tent and tree branches and I struck
will be brought here tomorrow. The a light ami called to Dan. He did not
substance of rilklngton's story of the answer and I pulled up the tent and
ASK TUB AGENT OR
SPOKANE, ST. PAUU DULUTJl
MINNEAPOLIS, CHICAGO AND
ALL POINTS EAST.
accident is as follows:
"It seems to me that Dan had a pre
sentiment of what was to happen, for
early in the evening he lifted four
candles and placing thera in a row re
marked. 'We'll Just have a little wake
here tonight." When we retired Dan
was the last one to bed and he turned
in on the outside, opposite me. Leon
ard being in the middle. As we retired
we could hear the trees falling farther
up the mountain and he remarked that
should a tree fall across us in the
night and pit us all down It would be
saw that his head was under the tree.
I pulled his pillow out and, found it
was covered with blood. Then I found
that his skull was crushed and that his
brains were ooslng out We removed
the tree and as soon as It was daylight
I came to Nichols station and notitied
the people there and sent a man to
the scene of the accident and then
came to Roseburg."
Cox was about SO years of age and
a native of this state and he lived in
Roseburg most of his life. He leaves
a mother, Mrs. Alma Cox. of this city. ;
For Full Particulars, Rates, Folders.
Etc, Call on or Address
- H, DICKSON.
City Ticket Agent.
123 Third Street, Portland.
8. . TBRKE3, O. W. P. A.
(11 First Awnue. - Seattle, Wash
Baptist The usual services will be
Norwegian Danish M. E. Church
Rev. C. J. Larsen, pastor. Sunday
school at 10 a. m. Services at 11 a.
m. and 7:45 p. m. Prayer meeting
Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.
M. E. Church The pastor, W. S.
Grim, will preach at 11 a. m. and at
7: SO p. m. The subject of the sermons
wll be "The Guest Chamber," and
"Who Can Read the Future V Sun
day school at 12: 15 and Epworth League
at 6:30 p. m. Mark Wolf will lead the
league meeting from the subject, "Ap
petites That Unmake Men." Let every
member of the church be present at
least in the morning.
between this city and Davlsville and i
the branch line between Orovllle and j
Marysville, and the . line running to (
Willows are out of service. Trains be
tween this city and Snn Francisco have
to take the round-about Stockton
route, making a difference of several
hours more of time. During the past
4$ hours there was a fall of 12 feet
of snow in the mountains, making a
total depth of 15 feet at Summit.
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SPRING TRADE 8TACK8 UP.
Reports From Over Country Shows
Deficit Over Last Year.
New York. March 11. Special tele
grams from correspondents of the in
ternational mercantile agency through
out the United States show that spring
trade, now about completed, has fallen
10 or 15 per cent behind the total vol
ume distributed in the first two months
' in 1903. The difference is not so great
at New York, but merchants find the
movement of dry goods, clthlng, shoes
and groceries about equal to that of
a year ago. but at St Louis and Louis
ville there are gains this year over
last Minneapolis and St Paul report
that the northwest is very conserva
tive, and that business is about 10 per
cent less than in March last, while at
Philadelphia the falling off in metals
and some other lines is as much as 2Q
per cent Pittsburg has felt a like de
cline, but says recent large purchases
point to the .long-waited turn in the
Special inquiry as to winter wheat
shows that east of the Mississippi re
cent weather conditions have been fav
orable. Larger New York city con
tractors expect the total will about
equal that of last year. Philadelphia
and Chicago each report a tendency
toward a decrease In industrial wages.
Leading metal and agricultural prices
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Rain Was Welcome.
San Francisco, March It The dam
age done In northern California by yes
terdays terrific storm was more than
counterbalanced by the relief it
brought to the south In the shape of
bounteous rain. It rained all over the
state, and the downpour wus heavy
all the way to the Mexican border.
More than an inch and a half of rain
fell in Los Angeles and nearly an inch
In San Diego.
The storm pased rapidly in the
southeast, carrying rain and high
winds with it Heavy snow fell In the
Sierras, and the wind was exception
ally high in land as well as at sea.
Showers and sunshine alternated In
this city today and shortly before noon
there was a heavy fall of hall. No
serious floods have been reported from
the river districts.
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