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VOL. III. NO. 103.
PORTLAND, "OREGON. MONDAY . EVENING. JULY 4, 190,4;
PRICEJ FIVE ' CENTS;
. JAI fEST5
W J Bryan, Holdm
tef Harrison's DC
nois; Is Active
. Iowa--Gorman's Silence 0J
Supporters Parker's - Boom
. (Jooraal Special Service.)
8t Leuls, July 4. An even, thousand-
delegates will assemble In tha Coliseum
( next Wednesday to name a candidate-to
run as the Democratic party'a choloe for
.president of tha- United States. The
delegates represent St political divisions
4S states, four territories. - Alaska,
-Porto Rico. Hawaii and tha Philippine
islands. Tha number of delegates ex
clusive of tha territories and tnaular
bosaesslons Is twice tha . number of
United States senators and members of
the house of representatives. There is
1 no doubt that the national committee
.will decide that the. sis delegates from
Porto, Rico are- entitled to seats In tha
convention. , . -" ,
Each delegate 'To thenatlonal conven
tion represents a section of the country
peopled by approximately . S0.t00.004
people, of whom at least 18.000,000 are'
male adult of -tha voting age. - So tha
whole convention represents the Demfr
voters, or 0.O00,t)O people. i
Tha 1.000 delegate meet' to pick out
a man who will represent the Ideas- of
tha Democratic voters as to necessary
-qualification- for" a - president" of the
ITflted State and to -voice their Ideas
sto general policies -which should be
' followed by the chief executive for the
four years succeeding March 4,-. 1106.
'lhe delegates will voice these "policies
In a series ot resolution, whloh, taken-
together, 1 popularly . called a "plat-1
didate for vlpa-prealdent to serve In can
of tha death or Inability of the presi
.Three Says' Seasioa.
While the greatest uncertainty ilt
as to tha action of -the convention I r
i aard to tha selection Of candidate and
tha adoption of resolutions, the proceed-f
Inga will adhere closely to tqe rtuUne
and definite program always folle-Jed by
the national political .jnuherlng. Tha
convention will be In session three day.
'Stray Bullet Narrowly
' Skinner Whae at His
ing- Fire ? Arms
Chief Clerk WIMara D. Skinner of
the O. R. A N. freight department nar
; rowly escaped' death at ' 1 1 , o'clock to
day by a bullet that . crashed through
tha window of his office on th third
- 'floor of tha Worcester' building. Third
and Oak streets. He wa sitting at his
.desk. Th bullet whlssed over hi head
. but a few inches. Had he b.-en stand
ing, the police say. death would, InT all
. probability, have resulted.
.Immediately after the report reached
th- central station,- Chief H'int Issued
an order to his men to arrest every per
son having In their possession any kind
of explosive, especially .weapons, and
to brtng-tnen to the station.
Headquarter Detective Joe Day wa
detailed to Investigate, the raoe. . and
--found th bullet from a . Si-caliber , re
volver. Imbedded In the wall of Clerk
Skinner of floe. .It entered an Osk
treat window. He brought it to th eta
revolver of some peron wHo. had 'no
desire to Injure, but shot It merely for
i "I have neve known of a Feurta of
July celebration 'In thta city that soma
'one did not get hurt or nearly killed
by some careless trick like this," said
Chief Hunt. - "Borne person - probably
'flred the shot for-. fun,-but it i a very
serious matter. Had Mr. Skinner been
-standing - In - th Itn of; tht bullet,
. death would, have been the result. In all
'probability. He was most fortunate to
be sitting. X have Issued on order to
the patrolmen end detectives to arrest
- every person carrying concealed weapon
or high explosives."
Several arrest were made fter the
. order went into effect. ..
An explosive supposed to contain
- nitroglycerin ha been sold rather
freely In Portland today, before th po
lice eonctuded to put a stop to ItJThe
, attention of the officers was directed to
the mstter this morning. Complaint
wss made to them about the kind of -plosive
a boy named Pete Klrkman waa
MilnR. The youth was taken to the ata
'.'nn snd sfter being closely questioned.
fated that he procured tha preparation
a drugstore. Jt was shown that
i ther boy were using It ' freely, and
,1'ome of them amused themselves by
placing it on tha car tracks. It was
decided to stop th ssle of the mixture,
snd. several officers were delegated to
carry out this order of Chief Hunt. "
Anthony Jackson of Montavllla created
great excitement at Third and Morrl-
naeavois .'10,. lit'' n
Judge Altdn p, 4 . v e
fort to coikn-he' r ; f
umed. It fa -Marylandwere
dldacy tdday woiU r to te
formidable i lmj- tJtt wlti
Maryianqerw j t i ,,t a.i
many wlov , b
in i I
oacas a - i,iu
Parlr -rfrls rr'
lieutenants laugh , i r-.
patlon lil it, deel ymt 'A h e
forts ..ai eonoe Jupot kt
t taollr ' lnI n f
irt gaining If
wlilc -i t
and ,y 'i m t
could not ie.m'
He was sought 'tiy-many ot j ftd
and gave oud. Uils statemei : ' i
After conftreocest with i.smber ut
satlaHed that rke opposition to Mr. Par
ker Is Bufllclenttq nke hla nomination
improbable. There nas been no concen
tration on any cavdldatvbut two argu
ments are having n-elght with tha dele
gates. Among the Radicals (he feeling Is
riiat the party murtknot ba surrendered
Into tha handa of Wall street. The In
fluencea. back of thaVParker Vandldacr
are so Intimately associated with the
trust and. great corporations hat the
Democratto party could.notappoal to
the masses. ' . .
. V" Sllano Aalnt XtaTS K'
TTha pafrty cannot afford t. trust Its
future to tha men who are responsible
for thjarty s defeat lit 1191 and mo.
(Continued on Pag Three.)
Are - Arrested
on street tht morning by flourishing
a heavy caliber revolver and then firing
th weapon. Mot Knowing It -was loaded
only with brank .cartridge, th -large
crowd stampeded, and several women
and children were Injured In the crush.
It. was thought for a time It -would be
necessary to dispatch a squad of re
serve policemen frorot the central sta
tion, but Patrolman Aaderaor tatloned
at th corner, acoded' In restoring
quiet. ..ft- ;
Jackson was arrestedVand taken to
the city Jail, where hl revolver waa
taken from him. file 1 charged with
discharging flreatwis la the city limit.
At 11 o'clock. Mhll the parade was
twintng Thrrd - a ud , Morrlsosr - treat
Hundreds of people, unable, to se from
the street, climbed to the roofs of the
buildings. Captain Urrumacber wa
called op.-m to send policemen to oom
pel th man and boys to come down,
a It was feared the roofs would give
wayr under tna-areat. weight I
Fdr placing ear-spllttlng torpedoes on
th tracks of the City A Suburb Rail
way cOBipn'ny at Third and Ankeny
streMs, Frank Mlllerf Jatne Whit and
William Yandrgot were arrested at
14:10 o'cock by Policemen siCay xnni
Robert ind aent to Jail. Th me were
having ir uch sport placing th tarpe
doe, vslch mad very -loud reports w
th' car passed over them.- They re
faded to stop when warned, atfd the
next- time were arrested. .'
Becsua he says that hla new suit of
lothe was burned and a pair of shoe
ruined by th careless handling of fire
works In front of DeMsrtlni's saloon
on First and JMadiaon street last night.
Theodore Knapp wants th Saloon man
to buy him new garments or h will
begin suit for the amount. . .
"I ws -standing on First street,' be
tween -Madison snd Jefferson streets."
say Knapp, "when a drunken man whom
DeMarttnl had firing off soma fireworks
pointed one"' of th rockets In my di
rection and as a result th 'bias of
fir struck me and ruined both my new
suit and shoes." Th man. waa very oare
lia and did not pay any attention to
wher he wa shooting th rockets."
Knapp la employed In tha wholesale com
mission house, of Pearson, Psga A Co.
The first of the fires resulting from
too much flreworks occurred at 10:S0
o'clock last night when a small- blase
started on th roof of tJ". A. Stewart'
residence,, Ctl Washington street. The
firemen responded promptly and a
couple of them f armed with Babcocks
soon had th bias under control. -
- 4 At tfTe annual rrleetlng of the stockholder of th Lewis at3H Clark Centennial cotripaDyrvH. W. Bcott,
piwaitler.t, of the company, tendered his resignation,' whkhwm accented. ,It la jugarded a o.'MtprobabI
thatMr. iK- inesssJuMtiv nc-preldnt of th orsanlBatlonVSrlll be elected to. -the prealdancy.N.,
Mr.'Leo Frld also asked to be relieved from further duty as director, and bis reiiljnatlon wavac-
4cepfed. Irf ll place Mrr Herman
to th directory, and Mr.. Scott's
t3rMr. Scott'' resignation.- waa
t"nj laiiea anaiv necessai wjn. aim to taj asm ail craeiness care anq responsiDuiiie, ana seex corajiwn -
v.. :C Ashe has many other piasters of perso'naTTnterest ta look, after .te desire t retire fromrf1va 4
v r "Vlon with the- fair, although,' he aatJ, hewlll alw) keep It In mind and hope for lta coro'pys'ue-
, lils Intentlbn to depart aeon for arf Europeari triprtUch will occupy moet of theom llr.
tion with tha fair data back t tha deathdf Us" first president,. Henry WvoetW a ha
! c ;'eldent of tha ezpAt!)t!on company; Ke'Tiaa . been acttva
."bh i FIO'Ehea,
iL- .2 screams miast tn::i5ooniciwar
nil - EoTiParaie;; of r:B''Preieniis tzi a (SmirrJ i
; Tc::i iG$?ti : IlCrwatixj Celetrdion ,
''. 1 --r - :
.""" tvre's to tw no shoot'.nW
of tira rtitln s "Snd raWhTrbf a hUlU
vr,m, iiiinii lull iiou.u today." urn
old (irandta Slowboy at the hrafn I
tebie1h morning, with severe lo (
ovs hi aiieo'-Mlos at the mm air
f th family a hopofnla. . At tliat mo
menf thero a rli-wn''--bar.g and
an 'T'loamn vuder te d.ni
wl4uw, tiat Jarrod 'f of
ot of t't aur and anno " -or
' ration of Janothrr i
a t.Jrgun.- r . - v
"In aalte of r Mr i r ' ' Ota
eontrarg. - thai.' wa r t . n-
Torcwtiieiit by the mur i ut riUes
of. order against tha ntlng -vf .fir.
wrtfks and bombs oa t . streets-
year, ai the noise ?tth beg I
wrday .evening wan Interrupted n, I y
th. Sabbath, it Early vthls mor t t
trouble recommenced, and the q ty
of powder -nd -dynamite that h iwn
employed In reminding-one of t a Iwc-laratlon-
of Independence wch '..1, It 1
estimated, supply .a battleak.j i t
year's active business.. , . .
At, the houpy when th sun , should
have .earn .up,s had the cloud is:Tn
It chance, th monitor Wyomlflg.'.1it
Portland harbor, saluted th city wit
4t- mu..aiid. thajtejrcis of the-d . y
aere cmnnii; titieiw - aan .en..iiwu
boy took and r can led; rm--t he- pro
gram wher, tha battleship dU oft, and
from th noma produced it rotii-hv
been ooncluded y.visltonr' thather
wera BbauI'i.ilO.VOt) am all boy - ht
Portland. brlteh Of t e
wercHUvMeid between tha thn vi cr.
ttlTtte and the gren woods, Nihd v ..e
tnouaanas or -people were getting-,r .df
to come down town and witness t ra
rade, there "were other monsands pack
ing up picnic dinners and Ashing tackle
and getting aboard trolley cars that
anu hi-iuur unru iruuny cars inai i, , , ,
carried them in all -directions Into thera3r at aJ,1.5ht .1
woods and mountain.;
Parade Was rreteatdon.
The parade, which had been annonneed
i a feature of tha Mardl Oras cele
bration In Portland, Justified the. - ex
pectation of the. thousands who gathered
along tha principal - thoroughfare to
wltne. tt. psssage. It .tarted I prompui., thjtern that Roman soldiers
ly-at, IS o'clock and. moved from th
corner ot Burnslde and Seventh street
over route Including portion of Mor
rison. Alder, Sixth. Burnslde. Third.
Taylor, Third and Madison, and ended
at the plasa block,- wher th patrlotlo
exercises of th day were held. All
along th rout great crowd gathered
and cheered th Grand Army, the Jacktes,
the float and other feature of th pro
cession. The parade waa half an hour
passing a given point. . . .
First cam a platoon of policeman. In
Misswmnd - of Capt John Moor,- then
Grand Marshal Newhall with hi chief
of etaff. William T. Barry, and aides.
a. l. uarour ana J. r. Finley and tha
Third Infantry band of th Oregon Na
tional ' Guard, ' followed by Col. C U.
Gantenbeln and staff commanding th
Uait4 Stats warlnea, th Third in
fantry and battery A. Oregon National
Guard, in command of Major J. I May
and Commander V. I Cotm'an. In car
riage were public officials, army .and
navy officer and old veteran who were
too- feeble to march in th procession.
Th flmt carriage contained Mayor Will
iams, Commander" Cotmaa of tha monitor
Wyoming. Arthur Brock, president, of
the Mardl Oras, and Col. Jamea Jackson.
The second, carriage - held - Lieutenant
Darles and officer oft the warships. The
third carriage carried Rev. Gilbert. O.
W. Blanchard of Seattle, J. U MltcheU
and F. T MerrllL . - ,
Following thee cam' th legion of
the Orsnd Army of th Republic, and
whan th - grlssred veterana "swung
around the corner at Morrison and Sixth,
there wa hahdclapplng all along th line
of spectators. . . - . . i" I
The second division, commanded by W.
W. Terry, wa headed by th W. O. W.
band and followed by th uniformed
rank of tha Woodmen'of th World. All
tha Portland campa of tha order were In
line and had a-well designed float.
The float bearing little girl with flag
representing all the states and terri
tories made a hit. The Knight of Mae
eabee bad a handsome float, and th
float, representing fraternity and labor
wa also a striking picture. -
- &bot Well Bapreaeated. '
Tha third division was msde up prin
cipally of labor union feature and pre
sented many cleverly designed floats and
long. line of worker In fcharartarlstla
costume. It wa in command of Henry
"Wittenberg. reident of th Paciflo
plac oa tha board w filled the
tendered la person at the. .meeting. S-He
tat congressH appropriated Tnoney' to
" i "a.vot of thank for his service. : ;- . .'
, ' talked of as tha next president of tha" exposition, h tetv
, tnd ln hi capacity, a vice-president b ha demonstrs I t
tt tie exposition. '.S ,- - ; ''
ftt (bUowa; J. C Alnsworth, OeorgO'W. Bate, X'J. II. C. . uantTQon-
A. : Devers, T. Dresser, William D. Fenton, Herman Wlttenburg, JnttSchner,
, luH-ert tlvingftor', Dr. K. A. J. Mackenxle. Rufua Mlllory, B.IU Ilea, ' A." I IZ'Mm,
Jame H. Raley, George W, Riddle,
.-. : - . w i ' '
Ktindrel tnl Eeied by Brown's MUHaxj
band. tXIe garment maker' union -'had
a very large float carrying a party 'of
Uttl.Utdrik'.-''M9M'k i' :
' The olgarmaker ' union float 'w
small .trot -eloquent,'. telling In 'colored
letters its sld the amount of money
paid ' by ( the' union, in benefits., to Its
members! The Adamant Plaster. coi
pany , had a ffcat oompoeed , of hand
soma column mipportlng a roof, and tt
plasterer union had a -car typical, ef
thl tnit t , . V . . i f. . i
- ? r
The Bartender'; union waaprsented
by Its pffloers In a. patriotically -dec-argUd
automobile. ; The- largest float In
the parade was that of the Broera-Mak-ra'
union. -representing na brooia farwrf
In e -wrntlon, a-- - -t- '.- ..-v
. 1.. btreet, BaJJway- Emptdy' union
npeared with w) , .wpen streetcar' on
fils, gaUy decorated with American
t . , and tue conductor looked out from
t rear platform and cheerfully advised
i ectators along the rout to "take the
1 e fourth 41 vl-Ion waa commanded
tyiliarry 3urr and headed by De Cap-rio's-band.
and had interesting feature
of an Industrial nature by Meier A;
Frank, tha Stand rd limn company, tbe
WeaaaraBaUng Powder company. 0nnTiwvTct-uad broom arw tjeluivBold
tke Albera UruawAIilUnr romoanv.
-fallowing th carrtnge in whfenfrod
tha officers and honored guests Of th
mardl gra caiae the first float in the
procesalon, and the motpopu!r on
(fun the small tcjri tanlpoi t, tu
r",t.t-.thn,tutes. AcrowU of prttjr
Imle laaales, dreased la pura) wtute and
eat: l carrying a nag on which "waa print-
ei,ne name or in eiaia o ierniorytmen wera at work, and Bent It forth.
for which she wa a.tron-ntpt for on
every .one In th vastthrong that lld
ForUand s streets to sea the parade.
The float was drawn by four .dapple
gra. horses. .
Albtna Mft, K. X. T. Tff j-waa- repre
sented by float that waa p raised by
all Along the. Una. Robed la garments
of gtrrou nuek and armed with weap-
used (When that anojent city waa mis
tress f th world, stood Ui members
of tbat lodge's degree tencn. Jn order
to Inform th crowd that th lodgw work
wa not all serious, two camp Joshers
were on th float making merry-sJoeg
tha war. -
Mount Hood tent. K. AX T. wa rep
resented by a float that showed what
thi order la doing, f Th float was a
larg one, and tha frtmt part waa used
as a throneroom for tha king of tha tent
and his royal household. .HI majesty
was seated on' high,- and around about
htm were member of th privy council
nd hi men-of-war. Th rear section
of th float waa fitted up to represent a
living-room, that had been mad lonely
by th death ot th husband and father.
A woman, clad In deep mourning, and
two little) boys, wcia seated In thi
room, to furnishing of which war
Fraternal Float, '
' Th fourth float wa th labor and
fraternal on. Two 'clasped hang rep
resented tha bond of 'union that exists
between laboring man and .(fraternal or
dera. , t ,
.Oregon.' lost waa wall designed, th
great forests of pin nd fir being
shown' by real tree, wtille th moun
tain of th state were remewibered by
huge boulders. On the side of the
float war-, painted . men along... th
ColumDlaa - .
Ouarded W armed oldlr standlr
at ,attentlon.',l-i. was. the float of the
world.. Drifting vthrough a - aeaX of
eloud .was th .old earth, that ,J,so
dearly loved by all Oregoniana 4
That th empUyea of Neustadter
Brother r as happy can be wa
oroved by th merry j erowd -.that s oc
cupied th float avhlotl represented this
factory In the reuade. Th rrls-wre
handsomely gowned, most of them nr
Ing dressed In tred. wJill 'many were
worklhg away manufacturing the
shirt and overall that are making
the name of Neustadter. known.
The Clgarmakers" union wa repre
sented . by wagon bearing a large
sign, which told the maAy reason why
people should smoke union made goods,
risaterer' rloa. ':
The largest and J)andsomest floats
wera entered by the Plasterers' union.
Ths first reminded one of an ancient
Creek villa, th Urge pillar that stood
Coast Biscuit company, was alected
clectlonrof H. I Plttock. -. . . X
stated. In retiring-, that hla health h
rt advancing JfmeD . . i, and it
the supporJ,tf .t
. a. T"e
JI. I TUytcK B. V. Dusen, Taul
f - - - . .'.-;.
iiuns Lcntiiwwiirj; or
each corner, of th goat-tWna; As
moutatatns. On one side of theMloatTup,'Cn-gwe'pt wa
wan. a. large medallion of Captain
Clark, vihlla on the other wa the fan
of 'Certain Ie la Ths second f.oat
mnm I. r ?. n i . 1. 1 r arrh
A bukor s dusan, of members of, "tha!
Kamdrlvers untuiv,, all in a wagon
drLven by union labor.Vwas next lav4he
proceeeion. followedr, br ML a-ntotanbll
Xu'a of rprsiita(.rfe of
ta-'re' urilona S, f
W i-orrtVaKhingtoB, th man whom
yOkn? JliwtJf 'credits with having Th
venteil. tha Fourth, . was crosslna the
Dnlawajv, accompanied by. thav-snoolbers
orbi staff, all of whom-werer dreased
in tan . buff and blue . of revolutionary
day, i Mora 1c thaa-'i usually seen
in tbf Eva-ccosslng-the-rlver. snv of
an Uncle Tom'. Cabin show wag shown
on the. float, but the rags and tatters
of which history ' tells were not worn
by th sollders who ware making the
dangerous voyag. ,
i . . ' ' - Broom noalL
The-stUntlorV'e howaewtvei Wbo had
forgotten thetr careind .oiime down
town to see th soldier- march and hear
the band HtV . was raJled fta - lh- tmr
on tb Peruana ' -market.. by float
entaredThl th ,- Broom-ma keee' - iiaiuo.
Thw- float waa a aouaa -mad or broom
-orn. th ides .teeing ' ready-to-use
brooms, while JtM"roof waa mad of th
coraln tharough. . ,
TU'treetcar employe rigged up a
email car -on a wagon, manned It with
a horse "motorman. pasted a algn on
tha rear stating thai the. rest of tha
"Thi- proved to be a popular feature.
.A sweet-faced girl with lipa that
rivaled the red of th roses that sur
rounded her, ruled queen of-the rose
float. . In the center of the float was
built a huge red rose. In which tut
little prirWeas stood. , . )
Colored men and women from Dix Is
land wert-gatbeted on th watermelon
float. , .Thi attraction represented - a
great watermelon from Texas, cut In
such a manner that th red "meat" and
the -rowa of black seed made the
mouth of all along the line water.
Tke float of tha Standard Broom fac
tory t of Xtontavllie ahowed a oomplete
broom factory la operation. Skilled
workmen were transforming a pile of
rough) brooracorn and a bundle of sticks
Into the weapon of a modern house
maid. iThls float wa on of th most
populaa In th procession.
A bit of Old Mexico had been ahipped
to this city for today's parade and pretty
women .and bronse-colored men from
Cactusland gased at th thousands who
lined th rout of th parads In opened-
"-"-Tr Cooxlea. ' -
kjrentlBandsmall boy .mor or
th 'Western Baking company.' yelling
Ilk Creeka 0$ th warpath. .Th cause
of ui noise and the .running youth
waa that this company distributed !.-
000.000 cookies along th way. And the
oookies were good One.
A full rigged yacht, manned by a
dosen Jolly tars, Informed th people
that th Astoria regatta would be held
within a few weeks. . .
Alber Bros." milt was represented by
float, while several wagon loads of
violet oats and wheat and cereals were
Sampiea of th "Violet" foods
, I were given away along the route,
gf Art Indian wigwam and a' band
noblh rave, comprised. the-- Redmen's
float. Th Indiana were painted In a
Jacob' s-coat style. . ...... -
Tha delivery wagon ' of Meter A
Frank Store and of the Acme OH com
pany were also In th parade. . .
.- Bony Bay fotr Polioe. j -Every
policeman on th Portland fore
worked today. "Th day relief went on
duty at o'clock this morning, instead
of i:30, and will work until o'clock
tonight Each man will patrol his reg
ular beat until T o'clock and will then
be held In reserv at th polioe. station.
Th first night, relief went 'on duty
at 1 o'clock and will work straight
through to 1 a. m. tomorrow. Th sec
ond night relief went off duty at S this
morning and will report for duty at
tonight, working through to t tomorrow
(Continued on Tag Two.) "
1 t a--Danish tamr tVoraa which
1 't Caahagen Juae tt fer New York.
wi. t i. a SO0 emigrant aboard, struck
on too'Tale of Rockail. abotit t0 mile
on tn west coast of Boot la ad. and all
t-nnHsuard except t7 are thought to hav
Heavy ?r caused ; th Norg to
run otc l. - r $Wbenlth vessel
struck t i immigrants were be
low walilm breakfast, The vessel wa
uiols t ytt th rock, but th
heavy seas 'rualted In Uiroughl a big rent
la hnr bow, causing th passengers to
m "a rush for tha deck ajaove. Th
I -V were small.' and son became
cio i v nn numan Beings. I
li.e v !' began t go drvn almost
nmwMaeeiy and eight ' lata were
t inuiy lowered. Into1 which (women and
ci n 'F-eVwere
-era put. . Out of J thess eight
were caught b tha keavy
Sl... T T
il and their lnnatec
Many emigrants on boafd thi
4 ' -Vlng
ship grasped life belts-and-4h m-
selves overbosasr-1'"! er ' tied.
jniy xnres noais a,. y imr i
tto 'Nor. - Th a. .von t t l
captain Qundel ?stood -1 ' fl t i n
tha bridge of rthe' si kins -l 1
went down with fheBhtp.
ft Boat Beeil I
the Nofce,'li!l-.Ug-a r 4
than itrants, - 4
the oate huch of V t
Owing to. the
denly . mora
thrown Into the ate'huch of W
as could swim tied Ao reach the bua
6iltthe Trera dreadfully rowdadtaj
the point of danger, their Inmate push-
ing- th atruggllng wretches back.. into
the - sea. ' Practically all of tha oocu
panta'of tae three boats that got aafely
away front th sinking ship were passen
gers .and 'vnaccustomeaWjtor 4iartdUng a
boat. On of these three boat landed.
,-'A dispatch from L4oyds'Lslgnal station
st Butt of Lewis, Scotland, this morn
ing states that the German tank steamer
mlgl, which passed there thi morn
ing, signalled that ah had aboard some
castaways 4rom . the uanlsh steamer
Koraw. -- Tha survivor - are. pVobably
those who got, away In tha second boat
that was separated from that picked up.
br th trawler Silvia. While saving this
second boat will reduoa the list of loss
of life, there is HUM doubt but that
fully TOO went down- with the Norge.
Ther I no trace of the third boat yet,
Dispatches to - Lloyds- from Btorno
way says that tha steamer Cernova has
landed. S2 survivors of tha Norge near
there, while the . German . steamer
Emlgt Is off, th harbor with t others.
Tha Cernova has returned to the scene
of th disaster.. The survivor at Storn
away- tate "-that - four- boats- got awi
from the-sinking snip.-ana mil dm
200 children were aboara.
Worst em Beoord.
Shinning circles agree that the dis
aster from a point 'of loss of lire is
the ' worst In th nistory 01 irsmaai
lantlo travel 6lt passenger and. cr towed by a large parade which wa -of
100 being sboard.' Of these ! then reviewed by Governor Wlnthrop and
100 are knosta liaio ssansve 1 in
nationality thex w"
vnaad of 71 Danes.t a, t . J
weglan. H Finns sf4 2 I ha ' -
Qiiago Limited on Wabash Railroad Runs .Into
Open Switch Score
J 00 Injured Fire
Ooetnal Special i tlce.)
Litchfield. 111.. July 4. A cor Of
persons killed and more than. 100 Injured
la th result of a wreck on the Wabaah
railroad that occurred at thi placa late
Tha Chicago limited, dua In Et..xouis
at 1 o'clock, and running at a speed of
SO mile an hour to make up Ioat time.
wrecked by an open switch. Th
engine on th passenger struck a freight
train that waa standing on tha siding,
and tha engine and three coachea follow
ing wera piled In a heap.. Tha wreckage
took fire and win completely consumed.
Msny of tha passengers were delegates
to tha " Democratic convention at, St.
Lou I a
While It waa at first thought that
th accident wa jju to negligence. It
ha sine developed, according 10 in
formation that leaked out from what Is
considered an authoritative sourc. that
the real causa for the disaster was 4 de
liberate attempt on the part of trata
wreckere to derail the train, but fur
whnt reason la not known.
. While the railroad officials have
given oufno report for publication, they
hav said that tha eocurreno was not
due to any overstaM on th prt of m-
piny. (-. tl -e r'-'iuit of . stheuia.ua
th 1 ... 1 . 1.. .-n person.
Down With 800 on
Three Boat Loads ; !
; Get Away.
Steamer Cernova lands
Returns to Scene of 1
Ship Rescues 39
wVjtlisi r' -1 V7 y a trawler in glv.
tag c.U v. -lun o' the scene say that
whof he ' r jac th deck after th
shock l that the VeaaeT was half under
wsterf sndre: I : sinking. .Th boat
that Jha V'Wiv Vchd Were rapidly
filling wlth thejkhtened migrants,
who Were fighting for a plac In on of
th kmall craft.
An officer succeeded In getting th
six women and on girl Into tha big life
boat and then told th. men to get In.
Thi officer then took charge of th
boat, but after aafely getting away front
th (inking ship, and finding that th
boat wa overloaded, he Jumped into th
sea and attempted to reach another boat,
but was drowned in th swirling waters.
Separated by th Tld. V
Th escaping boats rowed together
for some time, but finally became sep-.
s rateq. owl n g to the strong t id e grift
Ing them ,away' from each other. ..Th
trawler Silvia bad been on a fishing
cruise around the Hebrides and on thi
trip she steamed further west than
usual, and thua fell In with4 th first -
boat. ' . . . ". " . . " ..
" "rBm. wher th Norge struck. I
c .tfffldered a very dangerous reef, th ""
jLrGeks rising about 7 feet out of the rV,
.-1 water.. '; , . 'Jt&n.
The Norge haa been In the service 'oft
the Scandinavian-American Una plying,
between New York and Copenhagen for
several years. Sna was an iron vessel of
l,nt -tons gross and 1. 121 ton net.
.; ,., 0 OBBOOW.
i " " .
4 i ... , From 2 osier. , .
- " (Special Dispatch to The Journal.)
Spokane, Wash., July 4. Anna - and
Elisabeth Buckley, passenger on the
Ill-fated - steamship Norge. formerly
lived 1 . Oregon. They were resident
of Hosier, Or., near Th Dalle. About
a year ago they left Mooter and went
to Seattle, wher they remained .for
six months. . Then they moved to this
city, wher theyjlved at 2VJBpokan
They went to Europe to visit relative
whom they had not seen for years, and
in the last letter received from them
by friends In this city the wrote that
they Intended to sail by th Norg on ''
their, return. --. " ,, M
m .... .
OOTZBBOB ZSAVaUBATSB. ' , $
(Joarsal Special Serrlc.) - -
San 'Juan, P. R., July 4. Independ
ence day was made memorable in San
Juan by th Inauguration' ' today ot
Beekman Wlnthrop, ; th ; new gov-
ernor- of Porto ' Rico. - Delegations
from all- parte -of -tha Inlands Joined
with the residents. of tba capital In
making a gala occasion . of tha- event.
Tha Inaugural ceremony took placa at
KlO o'clock thin morning and waa foU '
t uiuLmUJXCIJnm retiring execs live.
ay true evening
ball at tha executive
day s program.
ot rersons Killedp Oyer ;
Consumes Wreckage : ;
When th hot July un cleared awaji
the. 'shades of darkness about th vicin
ity of the wreck this morning It revealed
with vivid distinctness the extent ef the
frightful disaster. The death list then
waa IS. and 'the seriously Injured 17,
while ther are perhaps more than 100
injured with slight bruises snd cut. A
revised list of the desd up to this tlm4
follows: ' . '
Ubald St. Pierre. Montreal; Mrs. C. J.
Luther. Milwaukee; Jacob Harder, par.
River, N. D.;James Sanford. engineer,
Decatur; Charles Gallaa, Chicago; Mr.
A. Perkins, Chicago; Florence 8mlth,
Chicago; Rev. M. K. Mills, Urlde.ioi,
la.: Richard Noack, aged S, 'hli-'
Harry inetrlcS, a well-known l.-vbor lendi
er of Chicago; H. L. -Groves, train dis
patcher, Decatur; L N. Will". coll-to
of revenue, le-atur: W. F. ml'th, 1.
catur. , unidentified Colored porter, t
unidentified whit men and one womn-b
. William fiambnvlla ? ''him p,
Charles Ward of Hmth Tr v , ,
J. H. Roberts, of C'atiln, I . , t ! 1 ...
Relative. Of-th Inlur ' r ' ' -
gan arriving thu t
rending ene were
I pllal and u.e n- -
liold an I'nju- ;