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Blankets and fBedding
No Near localities Arc Rcportfd
to Be in Need of -
"rr ' "' Help - ,
f " .Key. Dr. E. P. HiU tu elected preal
dent and R. I Sabln aecretary-treaaurer
xof ;the auxiliary commute to the Mern
. chants' Protective Association for tit aid
of the nre sufferers at their meeting thia
: morning. Those present vera: i Drg. HIU.
Van Waters, Morrison and Simpson, t N.
" Flelachner, Councilman FlegeU . E. , W.
' Howe, A. H. Dover, General Summer.
Mrs. A. H. Fanno, Mrs. George K. Crassly,
O. 8. Nann and Mra. H. Hogue.
The chairman wai appointed a commit
tee of one to procure a suitable location
for headquarters, to which supplies ihould
be lent It la probable that the Armory
Will be obtained for thia purpose.
The following- committees were ap
Executive Dr. Hill and' Messrs,
Flelachner. Sabln, FlegeL Devers and
Rowe. - ' . -
Distribution Mra. George B. Creasey,
Mra. H. Hogue and Mra. H. A. Fanno.
. Transportation 8. G, Fulton. A. A.
Morae and R. B. Miller.
The executive committee will meet
every morning at 11 o'clock in the as
The fir relief situation was thoroughly
diacusaed and the- conclusion was reached
... that no more clothing Is needed, but more
blankets and bedding can be used. It was
also decided to send a man Into each lo
cality to investigate he conditions there
and report to the executive committee.
W. O. W. WORKINO.
, The Woodmen of the World are doing
good; work for the fire sufferers.
Through the Portland Union Degree
Camp they have appointed a committee
to take up donations of clothing and fur
nttore-6r aJiy krnd"tMt Che chaHtablr-
lncltned may desire to offer. They have
made arangementa with one of the ex
press companies to call for all offerings
and deliver them at the tabernacle with
out cost to the donors. Their work has
been very successful owing to the whole
soled way the members of the order have
gone Into the work.
. Besides clothing and supplies amount
Ing to a couple of wagon loads, they have
been able to secure considerable cash,
nearly $60 having been donated. Only two
or three of the campa have had a meeting
since the committee was appointed, but
all have responded liberally. The names
of the camps and other donors will he
given later. In the meantime any. party
wishing to contribute will confer a favor
on the committee by phoning J. J. Jen
flings, phone Black 1822, or calling at his
office, 309H Morrison, as he is in charge
of the matter.
BAND CONCERT TOMORROW.
No one should miss hearing the grand
band concert to be given by 70 members
of the Musicians Mutual Association to
morrow afternoon at Shields' Park. This
conoert la to be given for ths benefit of
the lire sufferers and should be well
patronized. C I Brown will lead the
mammoth band, so every one is assured of
bearing good music. The admission price
Is only 25 cents and those present are
assured of hearing at least $2 worth
of music The gates will be open at
clock and the music commences at 2:30
THE MARQUAM AND THE BAKER
Owing to the enormous demand for
tickets to the benefit performance to be
given at the Marquam Tuesday after-
- noon those who cannot procure seats at
the Marquam can be accommodated at
. the Baker., , The. same performance, will
be given at the Baker after that at the
Marquam. Both are for the benefit of
t ' the fire sufferers.
? THE RELIEF COMMITTEE).
Mrs.'. George C. Creasey, Mrs. Solomon
Hlrsch, Mrs. B. 8. Wise. Mrs. Ernest
- Dross, Rev. E. P. Hill, Father C. J.
Black, 'Rev. A. A. Morrison, General O.
Summers, C E. Rummelin, A. L. Flegel,
A. H. Devera. I. N. Flelachner, Rev. J. F.
Ubormleyv Mrs. Harry Houge, G. S.
. Mann, Ralph Hoyt, Rev. George B. Van
Waters, Rev. John Simpson, Miss Caples,
Mrs. J. K. Gill. C. J. Owens, 8. O. Fulton,
S. W. Rowe, A. A. Morse, R. L. Sabln.
The above committee will assist the
Merchants'' Protective Association in its
work of aiding the fire sufferers AU con
' trlbutlona, either of.-supplies or money.
Should be sent to the Merchants' Protec
tive Association, Front and Vine streets,
WhoL. Will act. as toe central committee
and will" attend to .the distribution. -'
THE FUND HAS SWELLED .
considerably In ths last M hours, $7855
having been contributed to date. In thla
total Is considered $2,000 made by the sale
f advance seats at the Marquam 'benefit
( performance and 1350 netted at Shields'
.Park last night. ----;
SWeldsParkwts, iowdsd Jsst-algM
7" With an appreciative- audience" who en
joyed the 25 star acts by' the following
artists: v , , ,
i . Helen Lamar, the Lamonta, Duffy .chtl-
- Iren. Eerie and. Hampton, Kalcratua, the
; rhompsoQs, Annie Goldle, George and
Uszle Bird, Richard Wilde, Setd Back,
and others comprising the .- Chinese
; taartet; Joseph Thompson. W.- H. Mo-
tride. Royal Japanese acrobats,; Stanley
- md Scanlon, Mr. and' Mrs. Duffy, "Ulje
IPade and Frank. Hennessy, i
- ,-Tbe box receipts netted over 230 and
Gj6c Latest Photorfraph 6 President Roosevelt.
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Sept. Isyster - yV (sUrtlno
Sept. 20 Cincinnati. ;
Sept. 21-23 Detroit. . .
Sept. 23 Indianapolis - and,.
Wayne. .". ..
Sept. 24 Milwaukee. . .;. J';.;
Sept. 24-25 Minneapolis and St.
Sept. 2ft Sioux Falls and Yank
ton. r - -
Sept. 27 Omaha. s i, '
Sept. 28 Topeka. ;
Sept. 29 Kansas City. Mo and
Kansas City, Kan, and St. Joseph.
Sept. 80 Iowa point.
' Oct. 1 tt. LOUlS. '.-;.; ,-
Oct. 2 Sprlnafleidt III .
Oct. 8 Chlcsgo. rf-: V'
' Oct. 4 En route Ch!aoo-CIve-land.
Oct. ft Cleveland. .
Oct. a Columbus. '' '
Oct. 7 Washington p. C-W (on
(By the Journal Special Cofireepondent.)
WASHINGTON. Sept. 'ja-he political
atmosphere Is .charged with' electricity.
It Is the opinion here , that during the
present tour of the President in the
West, he. will make or unmake himself
aa a candidate for re-election. Men woo
are largely Informed upon the conditions
and who have had wide -experience In :
national politics assert that when Presi
dent Roosevelt reaches Washington City .
on October 7th, returning from his Jour
ney, he will have won or lost the posl
' tlon of advantage that roost people havo
acknowledged he has held. In the chances
to occupy the White House again.'
Therefore, everyone is awaiting with,
intense Interest the course he follows in
It is bruited about the national capita',
that Speaker Henderson, In Issuing- the
fiat that he will not accept the Iowa
Congressional nomination, placed upon
the President the onus of bearing the
the party's burdens and compelled him
lo accept the responsibility of determin
ing whether or not the Republican .or
ganisation shall continue to dominate
It Is further asserted that It la a part
of a pre-conce.lved scheme to defeat the
Pre sldent. They are arguing thus:
If Mr. Roosevelt take a pronounced po
sition upon the -tnratr question- ntnr.' li -Vlew
of Henderaon'a spectacular apt,, he
will Incur the hostility of the Wall street
people who do not propose to support
any presidenltal candidate who, will not
agree to leave the trusta largely alone.
If he do not pronounce afalnat them
In any manner to Indicate1 jiome praotloal
scheme, he .wlll loae jhe aupportt of the ,
common people, who. are 'much stlreJ
Over the subject. "" w-
- THE JJEVIL. AND, THE. OCEAN.,.
Hence, if appears to be a proposition
of Roosevelt . being between Satan and
the ocean, with perils political for him
every time he qpena, his -mouth to talk
It Is certainly the most trying position
a presidential candidate ever occupied.
He must talk, and he desires to talk in A
manner to strengthen himaelt before the
country. AH eyes are upon him, and he
.That ha ex presses rage aV Henderson. -
Indlcatea that he sees the danger con
fronting ifim, and that he has been the
object of a pretty and hoetlle plan seems
to be not far from the realm of proba
bility. POLITICIANS AGAINST HIM.
He is playing against the most prac
ticed politicians who ever conducted 'the
-national policy game In this . country.
And they do not want him for President.
If he receives the nomination it wII be
because he prolmses not to seriously In
terfere with the trusts or to counsel re
vision of the tariff on trust made goods.
Photograph eopywrifhUd, j08, by Rookwood, New York.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 20. Thousands greeted President Roosevelt on ns arrival this morning. .Today the city. Is packeOL with people coming
from the surrounding towns to take' part In the reception being given the National Executive "here today! When the special train bearing
the President and party arrived at 10 o'clock this morning tremendous crowds swarmed the stn ts in the vicinity of the depot and cheer after
cheer of welcome were given when President Roosevelt mad his appearance. He was met by a reception committee, .which was headed by ex
Governor Foraker and Mayor Flelschman. The city' presents a gala1 appearance, the merchants being profuse In their decorations.
The President was conducted to the St. Nicholas Hotel, where a reception lasting two hours was held, and where he met many friends and ac
quaintances. 'After lunch he will address the Business Men'a Association at the Music Hall. -'
It is expected that $100 will be turned in
by persons holding pickets but who did
not attend the show. All the participants
In the performance contributed their ser
vices without charge. After the perform
ance Ed ward Shields made a. brief ad
dress in which he thanked those present
for their presence and called their atten
tion to the benefit performance to be
given at the Marquam theater next Tues
day afternoon. The churches of this city
ARB DOING THEIR SHARE
In aiding the fire sufferers. The MIspah
Presbyterian. Church and the Sunnyaide
Congregational churches are collecting alj
kinds of supplies. Rev. Jerome McGlade,
pastor, of. the Mitpah Presbyterian
Church, announced that the women of his
church would receive contributions at the
church next Wednesday. The Sunnyaide
Congregational Church la gathering c6n
slderahle clothing now. Tomorrow the
church wrHt take up S cash "collection. The
Congregation Nevah Zedeck . Talmud
Tbrah contributed S18 to the fund. .; ., '
End of a
Hot Contest at
r eminent SnippJnMen Discuss
endihon of the Bar.
J: s a ?? S ..i i v-
The Government Engineers are in ses
sion at present with a few of the leading,
shipping men of Portland at the office of
Captain W. C. Lansflt, discussing the
condition of the Columbia River bar. .
The board consists of Major William L.
Marshall, Captain Edward Burr, Captain
C Sanford, - Captain Casalus E. Gil
lette and Captain Chart H. McKlnstrr.
who have Juat returned from an investi
gation of the condition of the bar. '
(Journal Special Service.)
INDEPENDENCE; Sept 30. A tele
gram states that Marsh Merwin has been
appointed to the postofflee here ; This
ends one of the fiercest waged contests In
the history of Independence.' The retir
ing postmaster has for months endeav
ored to resign, owing to III health,, and
weeks ago his request was anawered by
the reply that his successor'a name had"
been presented , to the President and
would be made public ere th receipt of
the note which contained, that Informa
tion. However, the appointment was held,
dp until yesterday, when It was' made
public. '.' : t" ;
Mr. Merwin has been Mayor or the city,
and Is a hop grower. For years be. was a
gold Democrat but united With the Re
publican party when Bryanism r swept
the party. H will probably. take-the
office the flrat of October. .
JUMPED HIS BONDS. :
Deputy Sheriff W. J. Featheratone of
Sacramento, Cal., arrived 'flora Salem
this morning where he got off and secured
Governor Geer's signature to a requisi
tion, for Ernest Balkullck, , alias Frank
Sutlch. . ,;'.--;.t,-tt 'i
,t While awaiting trial at Sacramento for
eduction Bakulch Jumped his ball and
fled Tto Portland, where Deputy Sheriff
Fred Matthewa picked -: him '.up. -'. The
deputy and prisoner wiH leave' on. the
southbound Souther Padfla traia to
night. .-, ; . . J
Three Miners Killed
A DRUNKEN BRAWL
Several Onlookers Were Seriously
Injured Over Fifty Shots
Three miners were sliot and-killed In a
riot In a saloon' here last nlghU,
As a .result of the brawl three1 miners
are dead, one fatally Injured and several
others seriously wounded. The names of
those killed during the melee are Brown'
Sietonv Tony Merrick and Anton Merrick.
Anton Sleton, a brother of one of the dead
men, "received wounds which will un
doubtedly cause his death. '"
Many others who were In the saloon at
the time were more or lees seriously In- :
Jured by being shot and' stabbed. The
riot waa the remilt.pt ap alteration ever
the Anthracite situation. During the
fight there were over SO shots fired by the
ONE MAN HOLDS! MOa
TAMAQUA, Sept. 20. "Phe strikers
massed this morning and waited on the
non-unionists. Archie McMichael, a lone
deputy, intercepted and was pelted with
atones. He fired his revolver once, but
no one was hit He stood his ground :
defiantly and threatened to kill the first j
man to move a hand. He held his posi
tion till the troops arrived and dispersed I
the mob. General Gobln arrived this
morning to view the situation.
FIRST IN YEARS.
NEW YORK, Sept. 20. Th Associated
Banks' weekly statement today shows
that there Is f7,SUO,000 below the required
reserve. It being the first deficit reported
elnce November, lf.
HABEAS CORPUS REFUSED.
(Journal Special Service.)
SALEM, Sept. 20. County Judge Scott
rendered a decision today in the case, of
M.,,E- Keggthe- MfSIInvIlTe merchant,
now confined in the insane asylum. His
attorney had applied for a writ of habeas
corpus on the grounds that Mr. Kegg
waa sane and Improperly detained In the
asylum, but Judge Scott refuses to Issue
the writ. , . .
CHICAGO. Sept 20. Wheat UQ
T6Kc ' -
- wN FRANCISCO, Sept 20. Wheat-LWl.I?i.4
NOT A GO
J- P- Rudd Does Not
Show Up With the
. The Portland-Alaska Steamship Com
pany Is an empty bubbto- for thla year,
anyway. Today was the fateful day for
J. P. Rudd of Nome. Alaska, to have
come around with 110,00 as subsidy for
the chartering of the steamship Indiana.
As yet Rudd Is Invisible. - u .
What is aggravaUng to the members of
the Board of Trade, who have fostered the
proposition of a. steamsh'p to Alaska Is
th? Joyowlne-telegrant mf 3ved by' John
f. O'Shea from. P. G. Copeland of Daw
son, T. T.: f .
"DaWMN, Sept Is, -Have Portland-Alaska
Steamship Cr.ir.pahy wire
proposition for bringing 500 passengeis
from S keg way 9 Portland on October
20 . - v-
. It la wndersicod that the Seattle peopto
have acepreo. m and acquire'! Mr. Rudd
aa their pwn 'prey.- . .
.4 TO PROTECT BRITAIN. ,
HALIFAX.' Sept -10 -The Indefatigable
haa bees. rdered te Hayti ta protaet
Britiah tnterests there, v ; V , . .
MsssMsslssiaaaaaBSsasssesasasBssk ' ' '
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NO WHITES KILLED
Notable Negro Divines Among Vic-,
iwa vi icinoicivisasier uoiy
; . Few Identified. .
BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Sept 20.-As the
result of the terrible stampede in the
Negro Baptist church here last night,
caused by the immense congregation -of
fully J.00O people, mistaking the cry of
"fight" for "finv at least persons
were killed and many more Injured.
Just at the famous Booker T. Wash
ington had concluded his address, two
negroes In the-choir got into an argu
ment over the occupancy of a certain
seat and finally blows were exchanged;
Some one In the audience cried put. "they
ire fighting." and the majority of the
people thinking he had said "fire," began
to start for ths door. A preacher In at
tempting to resume order told them to
keep "quiet" when the vast throng arose
a a one solid mass and made for the exit
Women screamed and fainted, men
climbed over the benches, fighting with
an their might to get to the door, and
children and women were trampled un
SCENE WA8BICKENING, '
n . . . ...
pouco, wiia me assistance
of the ne department which had "been
summoned by two white men who Suc
ceeded In making their escape from the
building, succeeded In restoring order but
not before at least a hundred people had
Tho sight of the Interior of the church,
after it had been vacated by the living
waa a most horrifying one, bodies of men, 1
women and children were strewn, along
the aisles and under the benches. The
.floor . was covered with -blood from the
wounds of the dead and dying. The
Screams and rmanm nf h tnlIIMJ
-o -" m.w j u n .
heartrending. J : : , i
MANT RELIEF PARTIES.
At the earliest possible moment the
work of removing the bodies of the dead
and Injured was commenced, and all
through the night relief parties did att In
their power to relieve the suffering of
those who nadf been trampled, under the
feet of the maddened throng; '
Throughout ths entira dav tinilxrt.tr era ;
have been preparing the bodies , of the
dead for burial, many of whom have not
been identified. Outside the nndertakins?
establishments hundreds of bmdI. are
waiting to gain admittance in order to
ascertain if their friends or relatives are '
among the victims of the disaster, i
At noon today only e) bodies have '
been identified, as the majority of those
killed were visitors from other towns. '
tuis aitemoon xn or tns Deonie sua
were ' taken to the hospitals died and
several others) who had been taken to .
their home are dead. o
NO WHITE PERSONS KILLED.
The death list will reach 100. No white -
persons were - killed, although several
were Injured. Anions- the latter la Pa. v
liceman Elledge. who. was severely in.
Jured while trying to quell the panto -
among the strangers. Identified this f
moraine are Rev. 8. Price. oP Haw nfc ,
leans; Johnson Weir, of Kansas; Allen,
of Chattanooga; Roanoke, of Montgota.
ery. Ala., and Billiard, of Texarkana.
Ara., all prominent negro divines.. "
BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Sept 20. Later
The list of the dead now number S3, end
It is believed It will reach 116, aa many of ?
the Injured are In a critical, condition. f
So far 87 victina have been Identified.. .
Wffl Visit America TO Ms Ffy-
Ing Machine. y f
LONDON. Sept 30. Aeronaut Spencer
contemplates a visit .to America, for ex
hlbttion purposes. He will make another
flight over London next week. . ! ,
To Examine Defenses at
the Mouth of the ;
.' ' Journal Special Service.
SEATTLE, Sept 10, General Nelson A
Milea left here today for the, mouth" ot
the Columbia. River fo examine the Je
Uarrm. He will probably go to Portland
from here on, his- way to San FrancUca,