The morning Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1899-1930, April 06, 1905, Image 1

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UBLISHC FULL AOOUTiOPABt IMPORT
COVERS THE MORNINO NtLD ON THC LOWER COLUMBIA
VOLUME LVIV. NO. 149
ASTORIA, OREGON. THURSDAY, APRIL 6. 1905.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
ROUGH hidehs
WelcomePresidcnt Roose
velt in Texas.
ROUSING RECEPTION
Streets Densely Packed With Cit
izens and Visitors to See
President.
CHEERING AT THE STATION
Party of School Children at Dennlson
Advanced to the Platform and Pre
tented the President With a Mtg
nlfioent Floral Offering of a Flag
Italia. April 6. President Roosevelt
In tonight tli ru'-mI the Lone Star
elate. The special train bearing the
prldnt and party arrive! In Italln
over the MlMourl. Kansas aV Teas
rutlrnnd promptly nt 8:41 o'clock thlt
evening.
The reception committee wa In evl
dunce when the train rolled Into the
edition anl the chief exeoutiev wiia
driven .through the atresia to a pub
U. atand near the Oriental hotel. The
train will leave for Waco, Austin and
Holt Antonio tomorrow morning. When
the president awoke thin morning hi
train wna traversing the plain of Kan
a. At every elation, cheering and
enthualnatlo crowda were preent. all
bent on aeelng and hearing the chief
executive. The train entered the In
dlan territory before noon.
At Vlnlla a abort atop waa made,
Tha president briefly addressed a large
crowd. When Mutkagc waa reached
fully 10,000 people aurrounded the rail
road atatlon, 'Although the program
did not call for a speech and the proa
Ident made a brief addreaa. Brief ad
dresses were made at South McAllater,
Alokn, Cadde and Durrnnt, after which
the train crossed the elate line Into
Texaa,
Den n I non wna renched nt 3:45 o'clock
and here waa gathered an Immense
crowd to greet the president. A part)
of school children advanced to the
platform and presented tha preHldent
with a magnificent floral offering In
the ehnpe of a Texaa flag. At Sher
man one of the largest crowd of the
day greeted the president. He whs
escorted to the atand where he spoke
for 16 minute. Cunnona boomed and
the city waa In gala attire. From
Sherman the train maintained the
achedule to Pallas.
OIL IN COLORADO.
No Rtttrlotiont Upon th Standard Oil
Trut.
Denver, April 5. Th New today
ay:
The failure of the legislature to paaa
the Wilder elate oil refinery bill will
not, a wa expected, put a atop to all
oppoaltlon to the Standard Oil trutt
In the Florence field.
Before the bill waa tnt to the en
ate, after It had passed the third read
ing In the houae, Re present at Ire Wild
er announced that the appropriation oi
$120,000 which the bill carried wouht
not have to be put up by the atnte;
that the Independent oil men of the
Florence dltrlct had already sub
acrlbed the amount, and that all they
asked wna that the atate nominally
take charge of the refinery. Repre
tentative Wilder and Mcflulre, both of
Fremont county, have been in, confer
ence with their constituents and now
announce that the oil producer have
decided to begin work on the new re
finery at once.
BLOWN TO GLORY.
Mine Superintendent Blown to Atom
by Dynamite.
a Tucaon, Arts., April 6.
At1.' Lamb,
auperlntendent of the Tret Amlgot
mine, tin been blown to Dlece bv an
Infernal machine while asleep In hit
house at the edge of town. Several
stick of dynamite were placed under
a corner of tha houae and a five-foot
fu attached. When It wu exploded
th house anil content wer scattered
all over th IiIIInMo. Fragment or
Lamb' bodywer found at placet a
half mil apart. Lamb's wife and
family were In the east on a visit.
At th coroner Inluest a verdict of
murder by persons unknown was re-
turned, but arrt are exported to
follow. Iamb had been involved In
everal bitter dispute about mining
property and It la presumed one of hi
enemln mode In these quarrel com
mltted tli deed. A airlct Investlga-
tlon I being mad.
LOST A CAPTAIN.
Japan Art Unable to Fnd a Mining
Officer,
General Kuroki't lleodquareer in
th Field, April 4, via Fusan, April B.
Tha Japan army hat been making
a fruit) search for information a
to Uiti fata of Count gcheptclxky,
captain In th Austrian army and the
military attach of that government
with th Ru!an army In Manchuria.
Count -Srhepulxky ha been mllng
since the battle at Mukden. He I not
among the prisoner, or wounded in
Japan hinds. It Ja possible, hower.
r, he may have tsaoped into Chinese
territory. If killed, ha ha probably
been burled aa a Russian, among the
dead of that army.
ANOTHER ADJOURNMENT.
Th Morgan Habat Corput Cat Con
tinued to Monday.
Cincinnati, April 6.The haben cor
put hearing of J. Morgan Smith and
wife, who were held under a Nw York
Indictment of conaplrary with Nan
Pntteraon to extort money from Caeaur
Young, a bookmaker, wa to have been
held thlt afternoon before Judge flplehl
of the common ple4 court, but at the
reo,uet of conael it wa again ad
Journed .until Monday. The primmer
were remanded to the county Jail.
CALCUTTA SHAKEN
Considerable Damage in India by
Earthquake.' "
SEVERALVILLAGES DESTROYED
In On Cty All th Hout Were
Levelled to th Ground and 8om
European and Many Native Wr
Killed, Woman and Children Injured.
Calcutta, April S Later advices from
varlou cltle tell a tale of tevere dam
age to property arlalng from the recent
earthquakeon the morning of April 4,
hut It I Impoealble yet to make nn
etalmato of the lota of llfoi No newt
hna yet been received of the damage
to bulldlngt at Agra. No Iota of life
It reported from Delhi, but many build
ing were damaged.
Visitor from Muttoree report con-
tlderable damage to private property.
The only futalltlee yet reported from
thert wer two native.
Dharmnnlu atatlon. 85 miles north
wett of Simla, report all the houses
deatroyed, everyona being leveled to
the ground and some Europeans and
several natives Vere killed. Ladles and
hlldren tire sleeping In the open air.
Food la not procurable aa all the store
art In ruin. An urgent demand for
medical omittance hna been tent to
Lahore. At Frozure, 40 miles south of
Lahore, many native have been killed.
Accidentally Kill.d.
Snn Francisco, April 5. Frank Al
ien, u student at the Lick achool ot
Mechanical arts, hna been accidentally
killed by a hammer thrown by Arnold
Rrown, a fellow student. The heav
lendtn nilsNle struck the boy's skull
near the base, crashing through the
bone. He was taken to the Central
Imergency hospital, where he dleo
without regnlnlng consciousness. He
was engaged In the practice of swing-,
Ing Ihc hammer when the accident
happened. i.
Reform in Education.
Khnrkoff. April 5. The parents of
schollars her passed a resolution In
effect that reform In educational sys
tem Is necetsary, but expressing the
pinion that it wa impossible without
change In the government. .
SOARS ALOFT
Alan Blown Up Through
River Bed.
HEAVY AIR PRESSURE
Root of Subway Tunnel in New
York Blown Out By Air
Pressure.
WAS A MIRACULOUS ESCAPE
Riohard Crgan, Trying to Stuff Bag
of Straw Into Lk, I CrrioMo
Surface, 8hot Into Air and Saved b
Boat Comptnlon Ar Rcud, Too.
New York, April 6. Richard Cree-
gan, worker In the tn Id -river end of
the Brooklyn lection of the East river
tunnel, wat blown out of the tunnel,
up through 15 feet of mud and J5 feet
of water, a great bright into the air,
yesterday morning shortly after 8. H
not only lived through the accident.
which la without precedent in tha an
nail of tunnel building, but escaped
without serious Injury. He said yes
terday at hi homo In Jersey City,
wher ha went under protest, that aa
soon aa the neighbor quit making a
hero of him, which he guessed would
be about a day. he would return to
work at his old station.
Creegan and-three companion were
working in the forward compartment
of the tunnel, which la protected by a
steel shield. A a support to the bed
of the liver, compressed air Is forced
Into tb tunnel, which under ordinary
circumstance prevents constant and
often dangerous caving in. Tha theory
Offensive, Ssy Lloyd George, Ad-
pressure waa Increased to tha point
where, Instead of merely supporting
the muddy bed of the river, it became
too great for It and forcad an outlet to
the surface. The Intention of the en
glneera la to equalize thla air pressure
and tha pressure of tha river bed.
When this result 1 attained exactly
ther la no poalblllty of a cave-In. The
bed of tha East river at this point U
very light and muddy, and thus not
calculated to stand great pressure.
Cregnn and the others, John Hayes,
John Priley and John Egan, were bus
digging and potting the dirt to the
rear compartment, where 18 men were
at work on tha wall, when thr vu
an explosion. A Jogged opening ap
poured in the mud and the water began
to trickle through and the outruahing
ulr kept the roof from caving in at
once. Creegan without hesitation
picked up two bogs of straw which are
kept lVndy for emergency! As he
stepped In front or tne hole, ne was
drawn Into It. He opened his mouth to
shout to the men below and found It
filled with mud before he realised
where ha waa. The air pressure thrmt
him on upward. Then he found him
self in water and almost tnstantly In
the air. He did not lose his presence
of mind, when, after falling with th
geyser life epout of water, he found
himself on the surface of the river. He
kept himself afloat until rescued by a
boat that had been put up from the
foot of Joralemon atreet, Brooklyn,
CARNEGIE INSTITUTE.
Andrew Carngi Makt Address to
Former Colleague. .
New York, April 6. At a dlnnei
given to Robert S. Woodward, the new
president of the Carnegie Institute at
Washington, by hi former colleagues
of Columbia unlveralty, Andrew Car
negie made a brief tpeech In which he
said:
"The charter of the Carnegie Insti
tute pledgee It to a broad.'r scope of
learning than any other seat of learn
ing In the world. , .
"Its policy will be to co-operate with
nil other Institutions in the cause of
education."
Baseball Soor.
San Francisco Portland 3, San
Francisco 1.
Oakland Seattle 8, Oakland t.
8TRIKE IN 80UTH.
Hundreds of Men Thrown Out of Em
ploymtnt by th Ordtr.
Chicago, April 6. Hundreds of men
employed on railroad constitution la
the southern states will be thrown out
of work today as th result of strike
orders Just Issued from Chicago. The
edict rame from officials of the Steam
Shove! & Dredgemen's Union which
has declared the contracting firm of W.
D. Oliver Co., unfair.
Railroad building In Tennessee, Ken
tucky and Missouri wilt feel the prin
cipal effects of the strike. Unless the
dispute Is settled a spread of the strike
Is threatened to Include the entire
southern territory.
ON THE WAR PATH.
8onora
Indians Still
Looking for
Troubl.
El Paso, Texas, April !. John St.
Clair, the well known prospector, re
turned from Tajul county near Urea,
Sonora. and reports that the Indians
RM f M 1 An fha w math TI a mav
Malpuche, an old chief, la at the head
of a band of over CO and are devasta
ting the country, murdering, pllllaa
Ing and burning.
Ranches are being abandoned and
the people are going Into the towns
for protection. The whole country Is
In a state of panic. Although the
ocuntry la overrun with soldiers, he
says the Indians are fearless and con
tlnue depredations.
WANT OF CONFIDENCE.
'
Russian Society Is Sutcictr-
' ian Gtv.rnment
Rostoff, on Don, April 5. The Tech
nlcal society here today adopted re so
lutlons expressing a want of confidence
In bureaucracy and deqfarlng In favor
of summoning the people's representa
tive to take part in the legislative
body I absolutely necessary here.
Workmen In Factories Quit to At
tend FuneraL
POLICE PREVENT FUNERAL
Police and Military Authorise Visit
d Every Houw and Discovered a
Quintity of Revolutionary Docu
m.nrt and Proclamation.
Warsaw, April 5. In anticipation of
the funeral of a girl who died from
wounds received In fighting Sunday
workmen from ail the factories In the
northern part of the city left work
this afternoon and crowded the streets.
The police, fearing hostile demonstra
ttons, forbade the fueneral and turn'
moned the Cossacks, who used ko"uts
and sworda freely and finally succeeded
In dispersing the gathering.
The police and military authorities
made a further house to house visit In
the suburbs of Wela Tuesday night
when they arrested fourteen persons
and discovered great Quantities of
revolutionary proclamations.
Wh.tt Jumps.
Advno In th Chicago Wheat Market
to 1.17.
Chicago, Aurll 6. May wheat took
a jump of nearly 4 cents a bushel on
the board of trade today. The advance
took place In almost aa short a time
aa It takes to tell It, and waa one of
those freakish caprices of mantpulat
Ing the market resulting from a de
termlned effort of a few Wall street
speoalators to shake & few dollars out
of the bears in the wheat pit
May wheat gave no signs of undue
activity until about midday, when a
sudden sessatlon of offerings threw
the smaller shorts Into a panic. In tha
scramble to buy which followed the
price of May wheat went up until
$1.1794 was reached. When this point
was reached, enough of the commod
ity had been disposed of to afford the
more anxious buyers an opportunity to
cover and get out of harm's way.
, Dinan Elected Chief.
San Franclsoo, April 5. Jeremiah
Dtnan waa elected chief of police to
night to succeed George W. Whitman,
recently removed.
TROUB
Lt IN WARSAW
VILLIERS IS IN
Liberals Win in Londo
Election.
ARE JUSTLY JUBILANT
Conservative Majority at Brighton
Has Never Been Less than
2,000.
GOVERNMET SHOULD RESIGN
The Premiers Discourtesy to the Houa
of Commons Is Becoming Absolutely
of teh cause of the accident Is that this
vanced Liberal, of the House.
London. April 5. The most striking
overturlng of the unionist majority In
the numerous recent defeats in the
bye-elections was recorded at Brlgh
ton today when Gerald Loder, union
1st and recently appointed junior lord
of the treasury, waa defeated by E E
Vllllera, liberal. Vllersf majority is
817. The conservative majority at
Brighton during the past 20 years has
never been less than 2000.
The election' turned almost alto
gether on th fiscal qnestlon. When
the news of Vi.'Hers' victory waa made
known in the meeting of the house of
commons tonight the liberals greeted
it wiin snouts ot joy.
"Vllllers Is In." was the cry. which
was received with great cheering. Pre
mier Falfour, who was just entering
the house, was greeted, with shouts of
"Resign, Resign!"
Colonial Secretary Lyttleton, who
had been speaking when the Interrup
tion came from the demonstration had
been quieted, continued. On motion to
adjourn an extracu-dinarj acene ocl
curred. Lloyd George, advanced lib
eral, sold he Intended to question the
premier on teh fate that had befallen
the member of the administration at
Brighton. He complained that on re
cetvlng notlev of the question would
be raised, the premier deliberately left
the house. The premier's discourtesy
to the house, he said, was becoming
absolutely offensive.
Several members spoke supporting
Lloyd George, and declaring that the
government ought to resign. Winston
Churchill said lt looked like the be
ginning of the end, and that it wad
retribution for shams and shuffles and
for the manner In which the premier
had treated parliament.
TO PREVENT CHOLERA.
Conor of Doctors to Assemble in
Moscow. '
Moscow, April 4. A congress of doc
tors has been summoned to meet at
Moscow under the auspices ot the
Pierogoon Medical Society to devise
means combatting the expected vlslta
tlon of cholera, which congress first
prohibited, but later granted permis
sion to meet under conditions to dls
cuss only scientific questions has
justified apprehensions of the authori
ties by adopting as its first step an
anti-cholera crusade and a set of reso
lutlons calling for the execution of the
whole radical political program.
The proposals will culminate In the
demand for an Immediate convocation
of the constituent assembly, on the
basis of Universal ballot without dis
tinction of sex, nationality or religion.
The congress also demanded the im
mediate stoppage of the war. declar
ing the policy of conquest and adven
tuer would throw the country Into a
terrible and extensile poverty In which
cholera would flourish.
CHICAGO TERMINAL.
New Interests Now Control Affairs of
Company.
New York, April 5. It Is positively
stated In banking circles, says the Her
ald, that control of the Chicago Terml.
nal Transfer Railroad Company ha
passed to the new interests. It la un
derstood J. P. Morgan & Co. have
bought a majority of the securities and
Intend to turn the property to a great
trunk line entering Chicago presum
ably a Vanderbllt road. Members of
th firm did not deny the acquisition
of the company, but said they could
make no statement now.
This change In control Is a sequel to
efforts made since January, when in
terests on the coupon' bonds was un
paid, to reorganize the affairs of the
company. At that time the bond and
stockholders arrayed themselves
against each other and It is said news
of a purchase of control by the Mor
gan Interests took the reorganization
committee completely by surprise, . .
Th company owns 780 acres, of
which 60 acres are in the center of tha
business district with nearly 271 miles
of railroad. It has a capital stock of
$30,000,000 and outstanding first mort
gage bonds of 118,500,000.
JAPS WHIP 8LAVS.
Russian Driven Out of Three Towns
in Manchuria.
Tokio, April 5, 3 p. m. Imperial
army ladpuarters, reporting, todayr
says: '
'A part of our Changtn force drove
the Russians out of Tsuiuuui. tww
miles north of Changtu, and also out
of Sumlencheng, nine miles west of
Tsulushu and occupied both places on
April 3.
"After driving the enemy from the
neighborhood of Soumlactzu, six miles
southeast of Tsulushu. our force
reached th vicinity of Santaukou on
April 4 at noon, when they were fired
upon fiercely by about 800 Russian
cavalry retreating north along the rail
way. Our force dispersed them."
iMlin'a Will.
New York, April 6. The will of Ad
rian Iselin, the banker, disposes of his
estate, valued at from $15,000,000 to
830,000,000, to his four sons and one
daughter, who divide all but $300,000,
which Is bequeathed to charities.
BY SHALL MAJORIH
Democratic Candidate for Mayor
of St Louis Elected.
HONORS ARE EVENLY DIVIDED
Stubborn Political Contest in St Louis
Results in Election of a Democratic
Mayor With Other Office About
Equally Divided Between Parti.
St. Louis, April 5. Complete first
returns from last night's municipal
election give Mayor Rolla Wells, demo
cratic candidate for re-election, a
plurality of 1,488 over Judge John A.
Talty, republican. The vote for the
candidate was as follows:
Wells, 44,208: Talty. 42,780: Lee
Merrlweather, Independent public
ownership, S232. .
Never before in the history of St.
Louis has a mayoralty election been
fought so stubbornly. Until complete
results from the last ward had been
received the Issue was In doubt, and
the official canvass of the returns may
yet change the complexion of the re
turns.
Other candidates for city - offices!
either ran slightly ahead or behind
their party leaders and the democrats
and republicans about equally divided
honors for the offices other than that
of mayor.
The proposition to increase th bond
ed Indebtedness of the city by $9,000.-
000 for making munlciapal improve
ments, waa overwhelming ly defeated.
Two amendments to teh city charter
ere also defeated by large majorities.
FREIGHT RATES ADJUSTED.
Meeting of Representatives of Trans
continental Boads.
Portland. April 5. The decision of
the transcontinental railroads relative ,
to the readjustment of existing tariffs
between coast points and the inerior
will be announced after the meeting
between th representatives of the
railroads now In th city and the whole-
sal jobbers of Portland, Seattle and
Tacoma which will occur tomorrow.
Railroad men acknowledge that they
came to a decision, but lay it would
be discourtesy to th jobbers to make
lt known before the meeting.