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VOLUME LXI NO. 123
ASfrRIA. OREGON, SUNDAY. APRIL 22 1906
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Military Authorities Assisted By Police
Preserve Quiet in Stricken City .
-Reliel Pouring In.
NEW CITY TO RISE FROM RUINS
In Spite of all Their Terrible Losses Residents of
Not Dismayed and are Determined to Rebuild
Greater and Better Than Before.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21.rduj:
and ylem are gradually being ivtor
ed. The hungry thousand are plenti
fully fed. Kiiongh water for the Inline
diiite need U obtainable. Sewer arc
Uing repaired. Tho people in the park
ail 'in plae.y are orgiyt'"'d into
model camp by (he military authori
ties Temporary building ehclicr wom
en and t'hililivri. All Iho-c who desire
to leave the city are transported free.
The city i being completely districted,
one district i under federal troops, one
niiilcr -lute troop, and one under imi
nicipul police, Nine gem-ral food dis
tricts are here and long line of appli
cant are being with nerved food.
Team and automobile are command
eil by the military authorities, A li-t
of dead i being prepared with much
The engineer corp ha charge of the
-engineering corp ha charge of the
sanitary measures, There l fear that
the crowded oomlit ion of the camps will
result In sickness and lo of life to
many who escaped the cnrtlitpiako and
lire. A yet there i little ickne
aside from the nervous shock.
The stringent rule of the pint three
day i modified and citizens may come
and go at pleaHiirc. There i no re
laxation of rigid police measure and
the entire city i being patrolled to
night. There is no disorder in any sec
tion. There I considerable siekness
among the thousands exposed to the
hardships, but it iVuol belived there
will be any arrioua epidemic, The peo
ple of the city particularly arc men of
large affairs, thinking only of tho fu
ture, The spirit of resignation in among
all classes and they are determined to
rebuild. "In truth, rebuild," w tlio
Forty Dead Are Recovered.
SAX FRANCISCO, April 20,-Fnrty
bodies were taken from a Hi) Fifth t
wooden four story building lined! os
RELIEF FUND WILL BE
OVER TEN MILLIONS
NEW YORK, April 21.-l,hll.idolpliia
will send half a million to Sun Fran
cisco, Several of the cities hitve con
tributed from a hundred thousand to
two hundred thousand. Pittsburg, $100,
OOOj Cleveland. $100,000; St. Louis,
.ijyOO.OOO; Sacramento, $100,000; Scuttle,
$40,000. Nor isi the relief confined to
the large cities, From every, section
tint. Several were rescued alive after
the collapse and it wu thought all had
Recall Berkeley Cadet.
Chief of police Diiiaii ha rcpuested
Mayor Schiuit and General Fuston to
recall thu university Cadet- from
IWkcley from doing patnd. Many are
mere boy and complaint are made
that handling their gun in a reckless
manner, holding up people without re
ward to passes.
Bankers Discuss Situation.
SAN FHANCINCO, April 21,-ltonk-cr
met this afternoon to discus the
liniineial situation. The sub-treasury ig
uiiMile and cannot be entered but the
mint with over fciuO.000 is intact and
New York Transfers of money can be
There iw some diciiKKion about the
udviability of asking tho Governor to
extend a legal holiday for thirty days
and the committee conferred with Gov
ernor wit appointed.
The experience of Baltimore' in open
ing the vault of thb bank after the
lire wa reviewed. In that city many
conte-t of the reeelptiele burt into
flames because, of not being given an
opportunity to cool.
Reaction Setting In.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21. -The
awful strain is beginning to tell on
the people and tin reaction from the
terrible experience' and worry over
relatives is beginning. A man, name
unknown, became insane and tried to
kill hi wife with a cleaver; ho was
prevented finally from injuring hen
Will Rebuild San Francisco.
Homer S. King, president of the
clearing house, nays: "San Francisco
has a future and will bo rebuilt. Tho
bunks are more than willing to help the
people. 1 1 1 lea go mid llultinioro recov
ered i rum greater set Hack. poor pco-
pie and wage earners, who have suffer-
of every state comes the news of con
tributions from the small towns. Not
large in themselves, Imt the aggregate
will be enormous. A united thousand
are sending contributions and the grand
total will be probably never be known.
Aero the seasin London, Paris and
Berlin, where ever Americans cogregatc
a generous inflow of gold Is reported. .
ed should not be ncedlcs alarmed at
there will be no pressure for payment
on tho part of the bank. We will
dame 1). I'liclaii. ex-Mayor of San
Francisco: " I have no doubt the city
will be immediately rebuilt on lines of
strength and architectural beauty, here
Rudolph Spreekel: "Of course San
Francisco will be rebuilt and better
Taking Out the Dead.
Late this afternoon a journey along
the water front showed that fires were
blazing but in places. These are in
capable of spreading unless there is a
high wind tonight. It i believed the
water front is afe. The walls of sev
eral ruined buildings down town col
lapsed today. No one was injured.
During the past three days twenty
three bodies of Chinamen were found
and interred in Portsmouth Square.
Jew were identified, being mostly burn
ed beyond recognition. A body of
searching squads had some success to-
day. In one ruin forty bodies were re
covered and on the side of Nob Hill
five charred bodies were found.
Disobey and Are Shot.
One of the younger sons of T. P.
Riordan. a well known real estate deal
er was shot and instantly killed at
noon, a few feet from his residence. He
hud a bottle of whisky in his coat
pocket. A soldier on duty ordered him
to stop and throw the whisky away.
He refused and the soldier immediately
shot him dead. An unknown workman
in (he Uerson tannery on his way home
this morning was stopped by a sentry,
No explained his wife was dying and
ho wanted to ce her and tried to pass.
The sentry shot, but missed, and the
workman ran back to the tannery.
Judges Settle Legal Questions.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21,-The
superior judges met today to settle le
gal questions arising from the interrup
tion of judicial proceedings. No furth
er stays' of execution will be granted
i IV tjlie cusris of eoiijvjeted) criminal..
This order applies to George D. Collins
the attorney sentenced to fourteen
years for bribery. It doc not apply
to Airs. Cordelia Botkin convicted of
the murder of Mrs. J. P. Dunning, , her
case was appealed to the supreme court
Fira Heated the Water.
PORT LOS ANGELES, April 21-Tho
First Mute Appen of the steamer
Itiuiri. from San Francisco to Hamburg
put in this morning. She anchored a
mile out in the bay at the time of
the fire, The wind as it swept from
San Francisco are
the burning city was like the breath of
a demon. The water in the bay was
heated Fili dying, came to the tur
face as the result of the dynamite and
a we passed out the people on three
ttherves in an attitude of prayer be
ckoned u to come to their rescue biit
the thought of self preservation kept
our course unchanged Thirty miles at
sea the (lame were still visible."
' Maternity Hospital Established.
BERKELEY, April 21.-A 'maternity
hiapital was established under Prof
Magee of the University of California
Last night three bobies were born and
all are living; one child was born on
the public square.
Employment Bureau Crowded.
OAKLAND, April 21: The employ
ment bureau or relief stations is
crowded by hundreds of men and worn
en anxious for work. They seek not
only money, but activity for relief of
their minds. Many are wealthy, ' yet
willing to take any kind of employ
ment offered. Women, who a few days
ago were rich, are hiring out as do
mestics; anything to get a home while
order is being restored. There will be
nearly enough work for all applicants.
OAKLAND, April 21.-Thc offices of
the telegraph companies are swamped
with message from San Francisco peo
ple anxious to assure outside friends of
their safety; more than can be sent in
a week. Packages of messages are. be
ing it wiled to nearby offices for trans
mission by wire.
Relief Work Progresses.
OAKLAND, April 21 Tonight the
relief work is in bettor condition, and
despite the large crowds, is now syste
nfized under executive head. Fifty
ntfistry bureaus are! established and
crowded with grief -stricken people. To
day G. E. Hale of Pasadena arrived in
search of his mother. He took a sup
ply of food and water to San Francisco
and was making his way out Market
street, when he saw hist mother and a
total stranger approaching. The fami
lies had been camped together in the
parks in one of the refugee centers and
the man took pity on the distressed
Mrs, Hale, and was conducting her to
the ferry hoping there to get food.
Hale brought his mother back to Oak
hind. The incident is typical of many
netsi of humanity.
$10,000,000 Limit is Raised.
WASHINGTON, April 21,-Secretary
Shaw announced today that the $10,
000,000 limit on telegraphic transfers
to Snn Francisco lias been lifted nnd
all the relief that can be extended to
California banks wil be given.
MAN SHOT OUT
J)S ANGELES. April 20.
E. Call Brown, a mining engine -r
of ''San Francisco heiv. gay:
"The most terrible thirty I saw
wa the futile struggle of
ixilicemen anl other to rescue
a mun pinned by burning wreck- O
age. The victim watched until O
the (ire Itcgan burning his feet 0
and then begged to I killed. 0
The officer ' took hi name and 0
address and then hot him O
lliroiiL'h the head." . O
HELENA, Mont., April 21. -One hun
dred and fifty thousand pounds of flour
and two thousand dollars were sub
scribed today in addition to five thou
sand telegraphed hut night.
SACRAMENTO, April 21. II. W.
Meyer and J. Allen of Salem, Ore,,
here in advance of five train load of
provision from Oregon, say further
supplies are still coming south.
. Disinfectants Wanted.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21.-'rtlor-idc
of lime is wanted immediately and
in arge quantities to insure sanitary
condition. Other drug needed are ul
pluw, carbolic acid, bichloride of mer
cury, vaccine points, general antisep
tics, formaldehyde, and cathartic of any
kind. Castor oil. opium in pills, mor
phine in tablets and quinine are just
as urgent as food.
Complete Returns Are Not Yet in From
PORTLAND, April 2L Incomplete
returns received from twenty-two
counties out of thirty-three in the State
indicate that Witltyeouibe is ahead to
receive the Republican nomination for
Governor, though there is a strong pos-1
sibility of the Oeer vote being heavy
in the counties yet to hear froin Cake
is apparently nominated for Senator.
The vote thu far tabulated is as
follows: - Governor Withycombe, 11,
373; Gecr, 10.561. Senator Bourne,
0004; Cake, 10,353. Congress from First
District Huwley. 0081; Tooze, 50SO?
Second District Ellis, 6153; Shepherd,
5376. There was practically no contest
on the Democratic ticket. The
candidate for the LTnited States Sena
torial nomination is John M. Gearin of
Portland; Congressman from First Dis
trict C. V. Galloway of McMinnville;
Congressman from Second District J.
H. Graham, Baker City; Governor
George E. Chamberlain, Portland.
TO HELP SUFFERERS.
NEW YORK, April 21. The sale of
seats for the two benefit performances
for the sufferers at San Francisco to
be given today at the Hippodrome in
dicates that at least $25,000 will be
realized. Many theatrical people are
raising money for the sufferers.
WILL ALLOW CREDIT.
NEW YORK. April 21. The Journal
of Commerce today says:
The heads of large commission houses
in the dry goods' trade are talking over
plans of announcing any reasonable ex
tension of credit to their San Fran
AID IS POURING IN
NEW YORK, April 21. The appeals
of San Francisco were heard through
out the civilized world. From every
city and town in this country, Europ
ean capitals, and the for east com
munities comes the news of all hu
manity expressing its sympathy and
sending also material assistance. It is
estimated t6night the relief funds are
System Is Being Rapidly
MANY PEOPLE ARE FED
Relief Trains are Pouring Into
Oakland in Continual
ALL MAIL BEING SENT FREE
Three Hundred and Fifty Men Em
ployed in the Mail Service and
Temporary Stations Are Es
tablished on the Hills. .
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21. The
work of feeding the hungry and other
departments are now well 'organized.
If relief trains keep arriving as they
did today there will be no enforced star
vation. The great pioblem is the dis
tribution to those who need food. This
is rapidly being solved and soon a per
fect systcn will be working. Mer
chants are aiding the relief commit
tee Benches and tables -are improvis
ed on the streets and relief workers
pass out coffee and sandwiches to the
streames of trudging masss of homeless.
The police keep people in line to the
tek'graph office. Hundreds upon hun
dreds of messages are stacked in front
of the working operators.
Post Offices Are Busy.
Three hundred and fifty men are
working in the postoffice and only five
bags of mail are lost. Branch offices are
established on the hills where refugees
are camped and all mail should be ad
dressed to the old street nuniber unless
the new number, is positively known.
Money orders are being cashed as rap
idly as funds are secured. All money
orders will be paid on demand and rep
resent the only means of sending money
into San Francisco at present. No
banks are open. Letters are being ac
cepted here .without stamps or en
velopes and will reach their destina
DOWIE MUST WAIT.
CHICAGO. April 21 Judge Wright in
the circuit court today decided that
Dr. Dowie could not occupy the pulpit
of Zion tabernacle tomorrow as he had
planned to do. The court held that
Overseer Voliva could use the taber
nacle tomorrow and Dowie on each al
nearing ten million and will pass that,
by Monday when Congress, it is an
nounced will add $1,500,000 to the $1,
.000,000 already appropriated.. The New
York fund of two million contribution
is coming in fast Massachusetts has
undertaken to raise three million and is
row on the way to that goal. Chicago's
fund, approximately one million, will
go soon. '