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' " FISHERMEN
Wi JLJL ,
Have track or vHigIief ' Prices
the First in the History "
- of the Banks. A
Boer Lynch Committed
in Bow Street Court
Holbeto Fails to Cross
: ; English Channel
V'-. tiw 1 '
TIDE 100 STRONG
L03 AXOMOS, Aug. 1,-Hudaled -f
round camp fires or wrapped in
blankets ana camped ' Under trees,
the few remaining residents of Lo
Alamos spent the night In sleep-
lees terror, awaiting; the coming
dawn. Not a home in the town
'waa occupied during the night,
the people living in the open and 1
afraid to return to their home.
The , terror inspired by the rum-
bllng and trembling was Increased
by the sound of falling ruins. The
"majority of 'persons' of . the town '
left yesterday, and today wit- -f
nessed the - departure of most of
.the balance, every available con- '
veyance being made use- of, and
the trains carrying many. A spec-
lal train from San Louis Obispo
carried away a great crowd last
evening and a number more left
for Santa Barbara on the 11 o'clock
train this morning.
- MORE EARTHQUAKES.
" A series of severe shocks oc- -f
curred at 7:30 last night, followed
by slighter ones up to 2 this morn-
ing, when the tremors ceased, to -f
be renewed again, at 9 .als morn-
ing, when two severe Jolts were
felt. ' The walls of the buildings -f
destroyed yesterday and left still
standing were thrown down last
night. Practically all the damage
poaslbie has been done.
A BRAVE aiRL. -f
SANTA BARBARA. Aug. 1. A
telephone message at 10 this morn-
Ing from Miss Leslie, the operator
at Los Alamos, who Is almost the
only woman left In town, and who
bravely remained at her post
NEW YORK, Aug. 1. Wall street gossips, In discussing the report that J.
Plerpont Morgan Is to retire from the management of his vast interests,
owing to the. state of his health, mention George W.' Perkins as his suc
cessor. Perkins la only iq-yefU old, and 'two years ago he was offered a
salary of (300,000 a year to become Morgan's right-hand man. He planned
the Northern Securities 'Company, and conducted many other deals of
similar magnitude. .......... .... ...... .
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.)
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. L-The' police
scandal here culminated today with the
removal of Chief Fred Ames and the res
ignation of MayTtr Ames, his brother. F.
M. Powers, President of the Council, as
sumes control. He has appointed Henry
And you're cool all over.
Yon never wall get hot in
the collar if you wear our
LOW- CUT C O LLARS
and our LIGHT-SHADE
"ONLY GOOD GOODS ONLY
MEN'S FURNISHER and HATTER
Sole Agent for the
TSe WEATHER Tonight and Saturday,, warmer; northerly winds.
. 1 , i ...... -. ' . 1 1 1 ' J' " ' '
Our Big Slaughter Sale is Booming
Now It's HATS. AD oor SI 75 and $2 hats 7
" -r go to the slaughter at . v- -v
".. $1-25 ...
n Ther$.vcry shape. tyl and color and th quality Is the best Here
: is the bat opportunity of the year. ,
SLAUGHTER PRICES PREVAIL IN FURNISHINCS
SI. 00 Coif Shirts at ....'....49c , 50c underwear at 5c
i ,, , 15c i sox at 1 7c .
f) 1C9 1
Si GENTS FURNIBHKR
Sole Agent for the
t. tT m " . .-."J....T.'fW
throughout the 'disaster when her
family left the plaoe, .states that
three distinct shocks wera followed
brj a severe tremor 'at, 7:80 ; last -f
night, and that , two sharp shocks -f
within a , few minutes Of each
other occurred at this morning.
Of a populttion of over 600 less -f
than to remained through the -f
night Everybody is badly scared
and are making preparations to
leave. Every few minutes she has
been obliged to leave the office and
flee ftito the streets for fear the
walls would .'collapse.
Several water tanks' In the out
side country that -remained, stand
ing were demolished lost night.
The home of Juan Carreaga. upon -t-
whose property the Great Western
union' oil field is, was badly dam-
aged. It la a large frame house.
H was shaken completely oft Its
foundation, the windows broken
and the house badly twisted.
The loss will be over $2000. Many
reports of big land slides in the
mountains are coming In. The
John Bell barn, one mile from
town, was badly damaged at
this morning. All during the night
people left In wagons, and at 9
o'clock a six-horse hay wagon
took out 20 women and children.
This morning many of te business
men 'and merchants left,' and six
families started for Santa Bar
bara in a rig. It was very hot
all night, and at 6 this morning -t-the
thermometer stood at 77. It Is
very sultry. Rumbling noises un-
derground can be heard contin-
ualiy, - and many fear an erup- 4
Tlie Steamer Humboldt
Has .Reached Frisco,
(Journal Special Service.)
BAN FRANCISCO, Aug. l.-Theateamer
Humboldt arrived here this morning from
Skagway, with half a million of Klondike
gold aboard. Aaby born on the way
down, was christened' Humboldt Johnson.
288 Washington St.
AND HATTER. .
. , Bet. Washington and TamhllL
(Scripps-McRa News Association.)
GLOUCESTER. Mass., Aug. J.-The
first labor strike in the history of the
fish business, which . has been pursued
here since 1823, is on. A thousand men
and women werft out last night
Many Miners Entombed
fa a Coal Mine in New
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.) -
SYDNEY, N. a yv., Aug. l.ftesculng
parties are hard at work at Mount Kera
ble colliery at Wollangong, N. 8. W.,
where It is feared 127 miners have lost
their lives by an explosion ef gas.' Thus
far 27 bodies have been recovered. One
hundred and forty-nine men and boys
wore taken out alive. Tho New Soutn
Wales Parliament today adjourned as a
mark of sympathy for the bereaved fami
lies. ; '
MORE DEAD RECOVERED.
SYDNEY, N. S. W Aug. 1-Forty
more bodies were recovered this morn
ing, pluclng the number of known dead
ELIOT RAISES A
Can the Park Blocks Be Used for
At a meeting of the Park Commission
today Rev. T. L.i Elliot, a member of the
commission, raised the question of the
commission's authority to grant the Or
der of Elks the privilege of using the
park blocks on Seventh street for carni
val purposes. At first It was determined
that the matter had progressed too far
for consideration, but finally the question
was-referred to a committee composed of
General Beebe, Rufus Mallory and the
Mayor. This committee will Investigate
the matter and report at a meeting to be
held In a few days."
Two offers of deer for the parks were
rejected, as the city has enough of this
The monthly payroll was approved, and
claims aggregating $262.80 for supplies
were ordered paid. Estimates of $886 for
labor, and 1258.85 for supplies for August
were passed. V
I. H. SMITH-
Old t'Kill and Burn"
" Reaches Frisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1. The trans
port Thomas arrived from Manila today
bringing portions of the Mth and 25th
Infantry, comprising 67 officers '"and ISM
enlisted men. General Jacob H. Smith,'
who was . recently court-martialed, waa
G.N. HAKES CHANGES
Transfers and Promotions in the
Portland Ticket Office.
A number of changes went into affect
this morning in the city ticket and freight
office of the Great Northern Railway
Company In Portland. E. A. Manley, who
for a year past has been the assistant
ticket agent, has been transferred to the
Great-Northern city ticket office at Spo
kane. In the saroe capacity.
; J. Sherman Taylor, who has been in
the office here for the past flvt years as
one of the stenographers" and assistant
ffelght rate clerk.. Stewart Harder suc
ceeds Mr. Taylor hers in his former po
sition. Mr. Manley came to Portland from
the Great Northern's office In Tacoma,
A HAPPY TIHL
- Woodstock people had a most delightful
time at their dramatic entertainment last
evening. Over 250 attended the perform
ance of "Lend Me -Vive Shillings." which
was well rendered, and to hear Miss Jes
sie McConnell, -noted everywhere for : the
sweetness of her voice, and the charming
manner in which she entertains her au-
Wifl ,Hake, Anotner .Attempt
to Accomplish the Fat r
-von August 12
IHJVER, Aug. jt-Holbeln, the long-distance
swimmer. wTio left Cape Grls Nes
last night Jn an . attempt" to swim the
English CbaBneCae forced to leave tha
water at 6 e'clock this morning, eight
miles from . Dover, on account of the
Wrong tide. He, had covered 30 miles In
If hours and a minutes. He will aenew
the attempt on August 12th.
did UUU UU TTUU
A man by the name of Cronck, one of
the non-union drivers for the Banfleld
Veysey Companyriniblbed so freely yes
terday that he was unable to navigate
with any degree of accuracy. He did not
permit a HtttS "ioad'f like this, however,
to Interfere, with1 business. His wagon
was also loaded, and be started out he
roically, although totterlngly. to deliver
slabwood to the company's patrons.
He was on th ' East Side where the
streets are nol, jfoved with asphalt or
carbolineum Aetilirlus.' They "were Juet
common, everw-day Portland StreeU with
frequent chuiSk holes here, there and
everywhere. A wheel droped In to ex
plore one of these, and Cronck also drop
ped. He fell from his high pedestal with
a thud, but aside from being "scabbed"
he escaped uninjured.
His "load" was still heavy, and he con
cluded that he did not want to work. He
directed his uncertain steps to Banfleld's
branch office at the mills, of the Inman
Paulson Company. Arriving there he ex
plained between hiccoughs what had- hap
pened and Intimated that his salary ought
to be Increased. The company did not
see It In that way and a heated colloquy
ensued. Blows were exchanged and ex
posures of personal characters were made
by the principals to the fray. Many other
things were done and said which are not
printable, but- the upshdt 'ot the whole
matter was that Cronck was paid off and
forcible ejected from the premises after
much bad blood had been spilled.
Those who witnessed the fight said that
It was a "hot tamale," and was no fake
TROOPS FOR VANCOUVER,
The Southern Pacific train arriving here
last night from San Francisco at 10
o'clock, brought a detachment of 178 men
and 11 officers belonging to the 17th Uni
ted States Infantry. They left for the
Vancouver Barracks. The train was
made up of four box cars, one baggage
car, four second class coaches and one
Patmcef ote Leaves Many
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.)
LONDON, Aug. 1. Lord f Pauncefote's
will was proved today. He leaves 64,000
French Cabinet Ministers Back up
(Boripps-McRas News Association.)
PARIS, Aug. L The French Cabinet
Council " has approved the decrees rela
tive to schools. Issued by Premier Combes.
It is hardly probable that President Lou
bet will hesitate' longer as to their, en
forcement . -!...,..;;:. ''V'
'LOUBET TAKES ACTION.
8crlpps-McRae News Association;)
"PARIS, Aug. t At a meeting of the
Council of Ministers this morning, Presi
dent Loubet signed a decree closing iff)
ri""ini thl1hwnta - " ' 5
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.) -LONJDON,
Aug. L In the Bow-street
Police Court today Colonel Arthur Lynch,
tha Irish member of Parliament charged
with, treason was committed for trial.
' WASHINGTON, Aug. l.-Accordlng to
excellent ..authority, it has been deter
mined by. the President that Major Gen
eral Toung will succeed General Miles
In command of the army when' that offi
cer' retires for agfeVin August, 1903. For
political reasons Mes will be allowed
to remain on the active list until his
statutory retirement, although he Is prac
tlcally a figurehead so far as the pres
ent administration Is concerned. Young
will serve but five' months as command
ing general when , he will reach the age
limit, and upon his retirement It Is the
plan to appoint Major General Corbln,
the present adjutant general. Gen. W.
C. Carter Is slated to succeed the latter
as adjutant general.
Have Cost Many Lives
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.)
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. l.-To date H
lives are known to have been lost by the
floods In various parts of the state. The
loss to tho Government by the washing
away of part of the state fish hatchery at
San Marcos will reach $50,000.
The report from HlUsboro, Texas, that
500 Mexican wood choppers have been
drowned 50 miles south or Dallas, has not
been confirmed and is not credited.
LOOKS BETTER TODAY.
DALLAS, Tex., Aug l.-CIear hot
weather Is reported today all over
Texas. It now- looks as though the
floods were over. Tne cotton crop will
probably be benflted by the change.
Man Caught in Machin
ery and Badly Injured
at Power House
J. W. Lawrence, an employe of the City
ft Suburban Railway Company, was
caught on a shaft at the East Side power
house and seriously Injured. But -for the
tearing of his clothing he would, have
been killed. His right arm was broken
and his face and head badly cut. He Is at
the Good Samaritan hospital.
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.)
. LONDON, Aug. 1. A dispatch from
Honnlngsvag, Norway, reports the arrival
there of Arctic Explorer Baldwin who
said he had been baffled but not beaten.
His year's work was successful, he said.
In establishing enormous depots of con
densed food, affording a chance for a
Polar dash in 1903. The destruction of
sledges and th depletion ot food for the
ponies and dogs compelled his return.,;' He
dscovered Nansen's but recovering the
original documents-there. The steamer
America will remain! at Tromsoe a week
making repairs, j v
i OTSTER BAY, Aug. 1. The President,
Mrs. Roosevelt and their children, with
lunch baskets.' went to : tha woods'; this
morning to picnic. No guests are expect
ed today. The i yacht Mayflower;' has
sailed for Gardiner's Bay for target prac
tice. -.The. President has announced. that
ha will investigate the cause ot the, de
sertions from the vessel. The men claim
they are given green liver and mildewed
bread to eat. The captain is said to be
a martinet ot the Worst type.
Operators Have a Scheme All Quiet
(Scrlpps-McRae News Association.)
NEW YOR.' Aug. l.-AccordIng to
stories in circulation here today, the
coal operators have agreed upon a plaa
for breaking the anthracite strike by
QUIET IN SHENANDOAH.
(Scrlpps-McRae Newa Association.)
SHENANDOAH, Aug. l.-PeYfect quiet
prevails here today, and no further out
break Is expected. The 1500 members
of the National Guard who. were called
out yesterday are sauntering about the
country as If on a vacation trip. Picket
lines and sentries ara posted but they
have nothing to do, for the strikers have
determined hereafter to, refrain from any
participation In disturbances. The strike
leaders are working to have the Gover
nor soon withdraw the soldiers.
The following telegram has been sent
to Governor Stone.
"We, the undersigned officials-of the
Ninth District Miners' Union, believe that
the request made of you to send troops
to Shenandoah was baaed upon exag
gerations; and as we are confirmed In this
belief, we respectfully request you to send
a personal representative Into this town
to Investigate the conditions, and after
such Investigation believe that you will
learn that the presence of troops In this
town is unnecessary, and that the order
should be revoked. .
TO SERVE INJUNCTION.
(Scrlpps-McRa News Association.)
CHARLESTON, W. Va.. Aug. l.-The
Force states that deputy marshals left
He Crosses the Colamwa Twenty Miles
South of Wenatchee, Wash. '
' (Scrlpps-McRae News Association.) "
SEATTLE. Ausr. 1. Tracy held ud the ferrvmaa at Jvntrln'a Pam at tnMnfs-hfe -V
last night. The man refuted to take him across tha Columbia until daylight,,
when they crossed, Tracy holding guard over him. An hour before ha held up) -a
rancher and took $30, 20 miles south ofWen'atohee. k,.h'
HI3 FIRST APPEARANCE. . .
WENATCHEE, Wash., Aug. 1. Harry Tracy, tha notorious Oregon outlaw, has) '
turned up again after an absence from public view of about a week. Tha latest :
escapade of the desperado waa the holding up of W. A. Sanders and 8. J. Mo
Eldowney on their ranch six miles downthe Columbia River from Wenatchee."
About 10 o'clock on Wednesday morning he appeared there, having Just ceme J
ou. of the Cascade mountains. He waa armed with a Winchester rifle and ' two
revolvers, and had three horses .one of which ha rode. When ha appeared at
i iic rmicu ne annuuncea wno ne was ana aemanpea dinner. MCEJldownejrs wlr
at once prepared a meal and the outlaw remained at the ranch all day and ata
two more meals. During this time he gave the family a full account of his ax
plolts from the time of bis leaving Salem, and told of the killing of Merrill with! '
great gusto. "Merrill was a coward," he said. "I had to get rid of feint or wa
would have both been captured." . t r
When night drew on he forced McEldowney to get htm two fresh horses and
ordered him to be his guide to a ferry soma miles down tha Columbia. At thla
Mrs. McEldowney began to cry and the outlaw said her husband might stay whersi
he was, and started off alone, after threatening to return and kill every soul r
about the place If any hint of his having been there were sent out
I Woodard, Clarke & Co.
Fiber from the Raffia Palm which stows - '"
in Madagascar. Used for making Straw ' -Hots.
Indian Baskets and Art Decorations j
Price, 25 Cents per pound ?
CHINESE POSTERS I Houbigant's IDEAL'
'in Water Colors PERFUMK
50c. ?5c and $1.00 v Ounce, - $1.23
Sixth and Alder Sts. .
Fixture and .
Glassware Sale ;
SPECIAL FTJLL' LINE NEW FIXTURES JUST RECEIVED.
2- Lfght Combinations, $8.00 grade, our price...:..,......,....;..,;,...,$S.73
3- Light Combinations, $10.00 grade, our price.....;;........;. 7.t J
2-Light Combination, odd lots.. ,-.. ...$2,50 to S.t J
- , Full assortment of straight Gas and Electric Fixtures at '
i- ,y - just such phenomenal reductions as above. . . v ,
v GLASSWARE Remnants of lots as low as 10c. Hot
V , .. i a thing in the house but artistic beauties.
Saturday night Is reception night at our ft ore. Doors are c;
' 1 and all are invited to look at our collection of Art Tre'v .
here this morning for New River to per
form, service ot Judge Keller's injunction
Issued on Thursday. ..-
MITCHELL ON THE RIOTS."".
(Scrlpps-McRae Newa Association.
W1LKESBARRE, Pa., Aug. 1. Presh
dent Mitchell, of the TJnlted Mlnework-
ers of America, has Issued the following
atatement on tha recent riots at Shen
andoah. ,Pa.; t
"Complete and authentic reports 'fur
nlshed by national officers of our organ
izattoh, located at Shenandoah, shoif
that the story of tha riot at Shenan
doah was greatly exaggerated,, and that1
the facts are much distorted. It devet
ops that no one was killed or fataly !n-
Jured, and that the entire trouble might
have been averted had the deputies kept
cool and used greater discretion. While)
I greatly deprecate acta of lawoeasnessl
by any one, particularly by those CO
strike, I am naturally pleased to learnf
that tha trouble Is not as serious as
first reported. I have repeatedly warned!
the strikers that any vlqlatlon; of, law)
on their part would militate against
themselves alone, snd I am hopeful that
there will not be a repetition of troubla
of this character." i . ' i,
A STRIKERS' VICTORY. ,
CLARKSBURG, W. Va.. Aug. t-Tha
striking miners today gained' what they
consider a great victory wben.,Judga
Goff, taking up their petition 'for the is
suance of a wrlt-ot habeas corpus ton
nine leaders who are In jail at Parkers
burg for contempt of Judge - Jackson'a
court, granted the writ. The court set
Tuesday for the hearing.
LAST DAY OP SALB , "