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ASTORIA, OREGON, FRIDAY. JUNE 1, 1906
VOLUME LXI NO. 161
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Sixteen Persons Sent to Death By Terrible Explos
ion of Infernal Machine, and Alphonso ana
Ena Escape By a Miracle.
MAN WHO THREW BOMB
EXPLOSION KILLS HORSES DRAWING ROYAL CARRIAGE THE CROWDS
CHEER WILDLY AT MIRACULOUS ESCAPE OF KING AND
QUEEN SCENE OF TRAO EDY PRESENTS AWFUL
SPECTACLE CONSTE RNATION SPREAD.
MADKlli. May 3t. Public rejoicings
tiver the iiinrriaK" of r'" Alfonso and
th. IiIihm Victoria had- terribly
dramatic ud at 2:30 this afternoon
a IhmiiIi was thrown fnm an upper
window nnd exploded with deadly effect
near the couch occupied by tiie king
and qii.-en. rrovldentinlly Alfoimo and
Victoria escaped through the agency of
nn electric, wire, which deflected the
bomb, hut at lcut sixteen per-oil most
of them belonging to tin' personnel and
military escort were killed. Many oth
ers were injured.
All happened mi quickly that (lit- peo
ple, away from the Im dintc vicinity
were not aware of the tragedy, and con
tinued to acclaim the i.overeign. Soon
however appeared the empty royal
conch with two horses miin and the
others splattered with blood. The. grooms
nnd drivera were ghastly pale. Then
came a boy about ing that a bomb had
been thrown at the King. The appear
ance of the King and Queen in the coach
brought delirious ovation. The homb,
which wan concealed in a boqiiet, wa
half n centimeter thick. It was thrown
from the third atory window of a houae,
according to some reports which la-long-ed
to the Queen' mother, nnd was oc
cupied a a boarding house. The cham
ber from which the missile wum hurled
was taken May 22. by a Bnrccolian
named Moral. When the police sur
rounded the bonne he attempted to flee,
but was captured. Another man escaped
over the roof a of the bouses. According
to an olllcial statement it is not known
whether more bombs were thrown. The
statement says it is impossible to ascer
tain at present the author of the out
rage, although it, in known a t'ntnlonian
named Manuel Duran took tho apart
, ment from which tho bomb was thrown,
on May 22. ; He was well dressed, clc
I gant iu nppearnnce and showed a fond
ness for flowers.
King and Quean Calm.
Frederick W. Whiteridgc, the Ameri
van special envoy, went to tho royal
palace late today, where he was assured
the King and Queen reasonably tranquil
considering the circumstances.
Tho house from which the bomb was
thrown is opposite the church of tho
Sacrament and the Captain General's
residence. The royal procession had
eonie to a temporary stop, exactly oppo
site this house.' Tlie missile fell to the
right of the royal carriage between the
wheel horses nnd the wheels. The ex
plosion killed two horses and a groom.
The scene of the tragedy was a horrible
spectacle with dead men nnd horses ly
ing nbout literally torn to pieces. Great
excitement prevailed, the mob invading
the streets, while forces of guards sought
to maintain ordon and block tho ap
proaching street. The bodies were
wrapped in blankets and removed on Ut
NOT YET IDENTIFIED
ter, while the wounded were taken to
hospitals. The pavement was literally
wivvi.d with blood and the lower atoriea
of the building neret were platUred
The King and Queen were in tear
when they reached the palace. The in
ilk-nation of the people is very great
Some French detective wero almost
Ivnehed because they had ft foreign ap
penrance. There were many arrests,
among them leiiig Manuel Durnn, who
! i- believed to be the principal conspir
Account of Marriage.
MAimm. May 31 Just beforo noon
today, amid the a lino-1 delirium ac
claim of tliou-ands of his subjects. King
Alfonso of Spain and Princess Victoria
were wedded according to the solemn
riles of the Roman Catholic church. The
marriage occurred in San Jcronimo
Church and was solemnized by Cardinn
Sanclia, the archbishop of Toledo, Tapnl
Xuncio, who pronounced the Pope'i
benediction on tho King and Queen after
th ceremony and by all the dignitaries
of the Catholic Church In Spain. Never
in recent year has such a scene of
feudal splendor been witnessed. The
decorations of the city, especially along
tho route of the bridal procession from
the royal palace to the church almost
LONDON, May 31. -A Daily Mail
di-palch from Madrid states that it was
Italian anarchist who threw the bomb,
and after tho explosion hey committed
suicide. Another dispatch to the same
paper says the assassin was named
Mateo Moral and he escaped.
DRINK WOOD ALCOHOL.
ItAWUNS, Wyo., May 31. William
Wardlow and Jesse Keating, convict,
died at the statei penitentiary hero yfs-i
tcrday from the effects of drinking
wood alcohol. They were workers in the
broom factory where shcllao varnish is
used iu finishing tho handles. They se
cured the varnish bottle, and allowing
f he shellac to settle, drank the wood al
cohol which is used to cut tho shellac.
Both died iu horrible convulsions, hav
ing first bonome totally blind from the
effects of tho drug. At death the entire
surface of tho body was as black ns shoe
lonther. .Two other convicts drank the
alcohol also, but as they had Indulged
less freely, wore saved. '
EXCELLENT AUTO RACES.
READVILLH. Mass., May 31. There
was some excellent racing here yesterr
day for tho automobile enthusiastic.
Rnslo made an exhibition mile in 64 2-5,
and later covered ten miles in the first
bent of the regular ten-mile event In 0
minutes 27 1-5 seconds.
The latter raco was not finished, the
final being postponed.
MILWAUKKK. May 31 The United
Btatea circuit court today handed down
t decision In the rebate eae against the
Milwaukee Refrigerator Company, six
railroad and the Pabt Brewing Com
pany, finding the defendant with the
exception of the Pabst Company, auit
against which, is dUmld.
DF.NVFJt, May 31. District Judge
Mulllns heard testimony today calcu
lated to show that on conspiracy exieted
to thwart the effort of the league lot
honest elections and he municipal own
cmhlp league, td bring about an Inves
tigation into the legality of the major
ities given to certain franchises at a
recent eb'ctloti. "
JF.FFERSOX CITV. 3lo., May 31.-
The socialist jtaU invention adopted a
resolution condemning the governors of
Idaho and Colorado for "Kidnapping
and imprisoning Moyer, Haywood and
' it,1' ' " "
STOCKMEN CONFER ON
DENVER, May 31. At the final meet
ing of the stockmen assembled here to
arrango for the establishment of com
mission houses at livestock centers,
officers of the company, which will be
called tho Co-Operative Livestock Com
mission Company were elected. They
are: A. L. Ames of Buckingham. Id.,
president; J. 1L Ilalley, Delta, Colo..
vice-president; Colonel ..William E-
ESTATE IS LEFT TO
SAN FRANCISCO, May 31.-By the
terms of the will of the late M. Theo.
Kearney, the noted raisin grower of
Fresno who died suddenly several days
ago on the steamship Caronla en route
from New York to Queenstown, his en
WAIVE PRELIMINARY BEARING.
POUT TOWNSEN'D. May 31-Captain
Reet and Boatswain Williams of the
British bark Horven who were arrested
yesterday for being aceeatoriea to the
killing of Harry Stubbley, a boarding
house runner last week, today waived
their preliminary hearing and were
WASHINGTON, May 31.-The cam
paign committee, the democratic nation
al congressional committee and a sub
committee of he democratic national
eommittee met tonight to talk over
plans for the coming campaign and the
harmonizing of any difference. Perfect
harmony existed and an understanding
COAST LEAGUE SCORES.
At Oakland San Francisco 3, Fres
At Seattle Seattle 2, Los Angeles 5.
At Portland Portland 5, Oakland 4
(eleven inning). .
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OREGON'S NEXT GOVERNOR.
Hughes of Denver, treasurer, and T. W.
Tomlinson, of Denver, secretary. A
board of directors was chosen also.
As fixed by the constitution of the
company, the charges for cattle are not
to exceed $10 per carload for hogs $6
per single decked car, and $10 per double
decked car; for sheep and goats, $6 per
single decked car and $10 per double
decked cap nnd for stook t driven or
hauled in, 50 cents a head.
tire estate, valued at $750,000 Is be
queathed ti the University of Califor
nia for the establishment of a viticul
tural station at Fresno.
The will was made public- yesterday
by the Union Trust Co., executor of the
Hon. James WIQvcombc.
Governor, Addresses Immense Audience
in Logan's Hall Last NigM.
GREAT SPEECH; IS HADE BY W. S. DUNNIWAY
HUNDREDS OF CLATSOP COUNTY CI TIZENS CROWD LOGAN'S HALL AND
LISTEN TO ADDRESSES BY REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES THE
RECORD OF THE REPUBLI CAN PARTY SHOWN TO BE
ONE OF P ROGRESS.
The belated express from Portland
yesterday brought to this city two nota
ble member of the republican staff of
state nominees, Dr. James Witbycombe,
candidate for the governorship, and Wil
lis S. Dunniway, candidate for the office
of state printer. Both gentlemen were
tired and hungry from the delay to
which they were subjected, and they
were driven directly to the Hotel Occi
dent, where they were refreshed for the
exactions of the day.
Hon. Walter L. Robb, of the federal
customs service. John C McCue, candi
date for representative from this county
and W. T. Seholfield, candidate for the
state senate, were present to receive the
travelers and they left nothing undone
for their comfort and convenience during
the day. The party was amplified by
the presence of Messrs. Watson and the
Taylor brothers, the popular singing
triu that has enlivened the republican
campaign rostrum all over Oregon, and
whose services were most thoroughly
appreciated later in the day.
After Messrs. Withycombe and Diinni
way had partaken of a hearty meal and
disposed of the dust of travel, they were
driven all over the city by the reception
committee, and made flying visits to all
the mills, canneries and important
plants in the immediate neighborhood,
after which they were taken to repub
lican headquarters on Tenth streets
where they met many earnest members
of the party, both local and from abroad,
who were eager to greet them. They
lingered there until the hour of dinner
approached, when adjournment was tak
en for that function and the leading
figures of the day were permitted to
take the first real rest they had enjoyed.
After dinner -the group re-assembled
at tho party's "business office" and the
entire membership of the county repub
lican central commitee was on hand to
pay their respects and escort the speak
ers to the. hall of meeting. At 8 o'clock
exactly the Astoria Musicians' Union
sent its fine band to headquarters and
after the rendition of a number of beau
tiful selections the line of march was
taken up for Logan hall, with Mr.
Withycombe and Collector Robb in the
lead, followed by Mr. Dunniway and
Mr. W. F. McGregor and a group of
about fifty leading republicans of the
city, including the central committee;
upon approaching the hall it was soon
seen that the utmost limits of that
place were to be taxed by the extraor
dinary host of people in. waiting, and sa
it proved, but in a short while the rep
resentative party, waa duly assembled
on the platform and the work of the
evening was taken up in earnest.
J. C. McCue acted as presiding officer,
and after a few words introduced the
Hon. James Withycombe as the next
governor of Oregon. At the conclusion
of the governor-to-be's speech, which
was time and again interrupted by
Republican Candidate for
thunderou applause, the "republican"
trio rendered one of their catchy songi.
which was encored, until the young men
responded once more. Following the trio
the Hon. W. S. Dunniway was introduc
ed as the republican candidate fof
state printer. Mr. Dunniway is an ora
tor, and in his address spoke of the
qualifications of the various county and
state republican candidates, at the samo
time working in stories applying to the
political situation. He exposed the
sham of the democratic "non-partisan"
cry, and called attention to the remark
able record of the republican party in
both state and nation. Said he, "The
republican party is the party of pro
gress, the party of deeds. It is this
party which has made the laws which
have contributed to the progress of the
nation." In brief, Mr. Dunniway ably
contrasted the deeds of the two parties.
He showed how it had always been the
republican party, which had done things,
and how democracy has ever been the
party of negation, and that not one of
the great laws on the national statute
books, had been of democratic origin.
In referring to himself, and the office
for which he aspires, Mr. Dunniway
stated that the campaign pledges which
he has made, were not mere idle asser
tions, but that he intended to carry out
his promises to the letter. At the con
clusion of his address, Mr. Dunniway,
was given an ovation which fairly shook
the large hall. The trio then rendered
two more selections, and the meeting
closed. After the close, Dr. Withycombe,
Mr. Dunniway, and the different county
candidates held an informal reception.
Mr. Withycombe's address was as
follows ' -I
j "I cannot say that the nomination for
i Governor has come to me unsought. I
have been obliged to ask for the nomi
nation at the hands of my fellow-cizti-'
zcus in all parts of the state and it has
' come to me after a vigorous and aggres
I sive camapign waged by other aspirants'.
Had any one of the other candidate!
J been successful in the recent primaries
' he would have been entitled to and
would have received my cordial support,
and I am glad to be able to say that I
j have assurances of support from all ol
the gentlemen who were pitted against
me in the recent primary campaign.
"My thanks are due to ex-Governor
.T. T. Geer, C. A. Johns, Harvey K.
! Brown and C. A. Shelbrede for their
j loyalty to me and to the Republican
' have given me, and especially do I thank
them for the manly and dignified man
ner in which their campaigns were con
ducted prior to the primaries.
"I want to take this opportunity to
thank hartily the friends who so loy
ally supported me and to whose support
I am indebted for my nomination. 'No
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