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THE MORNING ASTORIAN. ASTORIA. OREGON.
XGXrir, JAM OUT ij, I .
b Abandoned by Her Crtw and
TOWED INTO PORT AT LAST
Ships That Pu the Bar en Sunday
Craft from Upper Hirer Points
Notice to MarinertChaHengeT is a
Total Wreck Notes.
Swnvne Hoyt. She sailed from Fort
BnigK foe. this city u Thursday at
o'clock. After clearing the harbor she
raa into southeast gale, which stead
ily Increased in violence and at eitiht
o'clock in the evening he sprang a leak,
her sides having been opened by lhj
terrifte pounding of the Captain
Xorberg set the ahip'a pump at work,
but the water gained steadily and at
11:30 o'clock Thursday night it had
flooded the engine room o that the fin
were put out and the steamer nae
The psenger and the crew of 20
sought refuge on the house, a the seas
were breaking continually over the
deck. The ship pitched and rolled and
was under wster about as much of
tho time aa decks were above the sea.
Captain Xorberg cut away the lash-
' ' ings to the decktoed of lumber, hoping
'' that it would relieve the. vesael some
The Tho following report indicates what, and 300.000 feci of lumber went
that tho steamer V., H. Kruger. well piwhing about on, the waves. This
know- in this port, has had her share eased the steamer very little, if at all.
of fcjd luck: 'The teas still washed the decks with
RAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 11 Water-'! tremendous force, Busily carrying away
logged and with not a soul aboard her. the funnel and part of the after-house,
the steam schooner W. H. Kruger. j All through the night this terrible ev
which started on Thursday from Fort ! perienee was endured by the twenty-
Bragg with Ave passengers, a crew of Ave persons pn board the helpless craft
twenty men and a cargo of lumber, is J and every moment It was feared that
being towed down the coast by the (the steamer's house would be swept
steam schooners Sea Foam and ' away and crew and passengers With it.
Brunswick. She was abandoned at 3; This morning at 3 o'clock Captain
'dock Friday afternoon, when the j Xorberg ordered that the email boats
deck load had been washed overboard j be manned, as he realised that it was
and her fires hsd been put out by tho I folly to stay s board any longer. All
water that flooded the engine-room and hands got safely away from the steam
er and then for three nours iney were
tossed about on the waves, drenched
and old and at the mercy of the awful
gale, which hsd not abated in fury dur-
when part of her house had been car
Captain John Korberg. his crew and
the passengers took to the smaller
boats at 3 o'clock Friday morning, and . ing the entire night
after three hours of suffering in the "The steamer Sea Foam, which i
lieavy seas they were picked np by the . owned by Beadle Bros, of this city, hsd
-Sen Foam. The latter vessel took the (been lying off Mendocino City waiting
Kruger pesengers and crew on board, i for a chance to make the harbor. Her
and then succeeded in placing n line master. CapUin Miller, who was one
to tho derelict, towing her almost into J of the most skillful pilot of the Men
Fort Brasg, where she signaled for the , docino coast, observed the signals of
distress given by Captain korberg, and
Brunswick to come to her assistance.
Then a line was passed from the as-
be steamed out to the rescue. At 6
isting steamer to the Sen Foam, and . o'clock he picked up the small boats
with a 12-inch hawser on the Kruger 'and took the twenty-five men aboard,
the two steamers hauled away down I The Kruger had been abandoned five
tho const, in tendom. towing the I miles off shore, the nearest point being
I o'clock Captain Miller had her at
the end of n hawser. Vth the assist
ance of the Bruaswk-k, whkh Is owned
by tho Colon Lumber Company, and in
tandem style, the two sturdy eoastsrs
stilted southward with their disabled
ister craft, bucking the heavy south
Notice to Mariner.
Itritish Columbia Vancouver Islsnd
Kat C"at St uart Channel Che
maiuus Hay Shoal, in Approach. In
formation dated November iS, has
been received from Captain J. F. Parry,
II. B. M. surveying vessel Egeria. of
the existence of tho following sboala in
the approach to Chemanius bayi
A narrow ridge, on ahlch are several
detached rocky .heads, with from U to
18 feet over them at low water, ex
tends westwsrd from the entrance to
the bay for about 800 yards, and par
allel to tho trend of the coast
From the eastern extremity of this
ridge, which haa a depth of U feet
over it. Bird rock bears 8. S deg. W.
true (S. by K. 1 1- F.'ly mag.) distant
about 440 yards, snd Bare Point light
house 8. M deg. K. true IK. 8. mag.).
A least depth of II feet was found
in the position of the 2, fathom shoal
shown on the chart 400 yards 8. 60 deg,
K. true (Kast mag) from Bird lock.
A rock patch, with a depth of U feet
over it at low water. Is sit us ted to the
eastward of Bare Point, in a position
from which tho lighthouse bears 8. 9
deg. W. true (W. 8. mag.) distant 640
yorvls, and the western Wet of the
Shoal islands 8. 34 deg. E. true (SE. by
K. 1 E. mag ).
Approximate position of Bare Point
lighthouse, latitude 48 deg. 56 mitt. X-
longitude 123 deg. 42 win. W.
Challenger No Mora.
IllUiO, Japan. Jan. U.-The bark
Challenger, CapUin Peterson, was brok
en up during a severe storm today.
She was bound from this port for As
toria. Ore, and Alaska, and waa owned
in San Francisco.
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM.
Kruger. disabled and full of water, to
ward this point. The three steamers
are expected to arrive hero late tomor
The W. H. Kmeer Is owned by
Casoar. which is four mile north of
Mendocino City. Tho smalt boats had
drifted n considerable distance from the
derelict steamer, but the Kruger was
located without any difficulty, snd by
The steamer Bee was one of the out
ward bound fleet for San Francisco,
The steamer Alliance made n get-
AT 9 O'CLOCK
Marks the Beginning of another and the Greatest
WE HAVE EVEB INAUGURATED OUR PAST EFFORTS TO PLEASE OUR PATRONS ALTHOUGH
SUCCESSFUL TO A MARKED DEGREE, ARE REALLY NOT TO BE COMPARED WITH THE PRES
THE PRODUCT OF OUR MOST RECENT PURCHASE, REPRESENTS THE
Largest Quantity of One Priced
Embroidery Ever Brought
AND IN ORDER TO MAZE THIS SALE A SUCCESSFUL ONE, IT WILL BE NECESSARY FOR OUR
PATRONS TO SUPPLY THEMSELVES WITH A QUANTITY SUFFICIENT TO LAST THEM THE WHOLE
YEAR THROUGH. THE QUALITY OF MATERIAL USED IS PRINCIPALLY CAMBRIC, ALTHOUGH A
GREAT MANY OF THE WIDER PIECES ARE OF NAINSOOK,
THERE IS PLENTY FOR ALL
BUT, AS YOU KNOW, THE EARLY BIRD GETS THE FIRST WORM, SO BE ON TIME AND GET
YOUR UNRESTRICTED CHOICE OF THE ENTIRE LOT REPRESENTING ACTUALLY MORE THAN
11,000 YARDS IS A YARD
SALE OPENS PROMPTLY ON THE HOUR AND NONE WILL BE SOLD UNTIL THEN.
flie Foard 8 Stokes Company
Where the New things Make Their Debut.
sway over the bar yesterday morning
after twenty hours of detention here.
The steamer South Bay went to aea
yesterday morning bonnd for Kan
The barkentine Portland went up tho
river yesterday morning on tho Okla
hsms's tow Unci.
The lumber laden Georgliia was tow
ed to the lowr harbor yesterday morn
ing by the Tatooah.
The bark Jean Baptite will finish
unloading her coal cargo today, and
take the portion sold to Portland peo
ple up with her tomorrow.
The fine steamer Asuncion, of the
oil licet, came In yesterday, after thirty,
hours' waiting outside for t passable
The oil barge Monterey, from Lower
California, came In over the bar yea-
terday, In tow of tho Spreckela tug
Defiance. Sho left tip for Portland at
The Senator arrived In from ths
(iolden Cats yesterday noon with n
good list of people, and quite a fair
hunch of local freight. She went on
to the metropolis sbout I o'clock.
The O, R. 4 N. towing steamer Okla-
hsma came down yesterday morning
with the schooners Beulah and Forest
Home on her hawsers. Both are lum
ber laden for California delivery and
will go to sea on the first available
At Foard 4 Stokea Co.
SATURDAY'S BAL MASQUE.
Imogen's Hall was tho scene of n de
lightful dsnco on Saturday night, when
the masked dance wss given there un
der the auspices of the Fseido Orches
tra, of this city. One hundred couples
were on the floor, the music was splen
did and the pleaurt of the affair was
not abandoned until the small hours
of yesterday morning. It was also n
distinct financial success to the inaug-
It'i coming soon.
WEST END FIRE.
An alarm of fire from No. 150, 1U
4 was rung in aliout two o'clork yester
day afternoon and proved to be in the
basement of the Itussisn baths of
I'nkintown, The denarlmeft readied
instantly by dc-pstching Hose Xo. I
snd Chemical Xo. 1, and the apparatus
lost no time in gUmg mere, ine
lire caught from the furnace ued in
the hath plant, and burned through the
flooring Immediately under ami around
the furnace and did but little damage.
The los will be small. The place was
owned and managed by n widow wo
man, snd wss Imilt for her by a num
ber of her neighbors who de.lred to
lend her a helping hand at the time of
ier husbands demise. It is quite
ikrlv thev will see to the proper re-
psring of the place caused by ye.tcr-
EXCURSION HELD UP.
Oregon Development League Train on a
It is more than likely the big San
Frsmi-co bound excursion train out of
Portland on Saturday evening, under
the au-piees of the Oregon Development
league, and carrying hundreds of Ore-
guns citizens to ine lanu oi sunmiii-
and flowers, is now quietly ensconced
on an obscure mountain railway siding.
waiting for the track to the south of
to lie elesred of the wreckage re-
filed in the following di-palch at band
COW CRF.F.K STATIOX, Jan. 13.
Southern I'aeiAe train No. 16, from San
Francisco to Portland, was wrecked at
this place at 10 o'clock, by running head
on into a large landslide,
Tho train was running under double
head tt tho time and In rounding the
curve came upon the slide so suddenly
thst the brskes could not prevent n
Head engine Xo. tlM. In charge of
Engineer Tayton and Fireman Ted
Johnson, was bsdly battered up but
not derailed. Both engineman were
slightly injured In the accident
A special wrecking train was sent
Portland and another from Hoae-
, but It will I daylight before the
can be cleared and the train sent
on to Its destination.
Pleasant and Most Eflectlvs.
T. J. Chambero, Ed. Vindicator, Lib
arty, Texas, writes Deo. 25, 1902:
"With pleasure . and unsolicited by
you I bear testimony to tho curative
power of Ballard's Horehound Syrup. 1
have used It my family and can cheer
fully affirm it Is tho most effective nod
beat remedy for coughs and aolds I have
Of all Great Sales
oil on Nou
Look at our Window and
Sn.S? $4-65 Suits
IP. A. S1WES
Tuesday, J. "Bi t a. n.
The Great Sale
at the New
Have you been
to some of these
If not come in
and be surprised.
Bargains in every
See our window
"Any Hat ST
A lot of chil
dren's hats 15c.
Good For Dinner?
Try a can of
WE HAVX All EXCELLENT LIRX
OF CANNED FRUIT AND VEGETABLES.
I'hoD Main 081
S23 Commercial Si,
Tho big embroidery sals.
ONE VITAL FEATURE.
Dr. Wlthycombs'i Invtorvlsw oi Nor
F-ngngrd in educational wnrk hltnsrlf,
it Is natural that Dr. Withycoml, the
lleiitnii county candidate should be
friendly in mums I schools.
In an interview he a'ates thst be
believes Oiegiiq should support normal
mIiihiIs for the proper training of
t achers for ths publio schools, but thst
the support should be properly limited.
Dr. W ilhjcoiiiU was also skrd in
the asms Interview if tho friends of
normal schools attempted and, succeed
ed by log rolling methods In putting
through n bill, whether ho would luter
poe veto. Ha promptly said yes.
Dr. Wlthycombo is clear, fearless and
positive in any position bo takes. II
does not whiffle and, atraddls aronnd
like a mule in n mud puddle, but state
his position with precision and prompt-
It is evident thst, as n candidate, ha
ts not under the mansgement of any
Portland bosses, and no machine, not
even tho educational machine, has soy
thumb on him.
It is natural thst certain element
should oppose auch a man, but the peo
ple will lova him for the enemies ho
make. Ssli'in Journal.
It's an easy thing to say,
And aay It good and strong,
And ssy it pretty frequent,
Tush Rocky Mountain Ten along.
Frank Ilart, druggist.
Cooper's Annual Clearance Salt Bow
Going On. Dont Miss It
I ever wed."
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