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Tonight nml Saturday inlr
PEXDLE'JW, TOtATELlA COUNTY,4begOX, I'm DAY, .IVXE lIOM.'
to-up on the Illinois
rf Railroad Near Ray
Lai number of
TRAINMEN ARE KILLED.
Iramps and an Unidentified
Ut Thrown In to Make Full
-Freight Train Telescoped a
g;r Result of Orders Being
incs, June 10. Four train-
killed and a postal clerK
lltjured In a head-end col-
tie Ulinola Central between
Ifr and freight near Bay-
rae nostal cleric, threo tin-
primps and ono unldentlflod
I were also killed, making
nine deaths. Two other
Ire seriously Injured,
Is of the passenger train
Icooed by an order being
led to convict.
kicky Code" Win Probably
fluted for the Kentucky
IKr, June 19. The Jury
White case disagreed and
psed. As the Imposlblllty
i is recognized by all par-
i to likelihood of further
sssslnatlon has obviously
Be court for some time,
wiea out with an evident
i sec that somethinc vic-
lactlcal was done to brine
's of Marcum to Justice.
mm that 12 men could
rceiner under process of
, woo would vote to con-
I m retallat on.
burning 0f the Ewen
i been a feeling of Blnis-
f. aid It is (tiinHlilnrnii
Wtter and blooiiv vnn.
(OF JEWS AVERTED.
"til Several Massacres
! 'n Novgorod.
IS. The Tncnlilntt tr.
1Jt the Muscovite popu-
incited by the
CLOUDBURST IN IDAHO.
A Small Lake Is Formed on Lapwal
Creek Deep Ravines Cut by the
Culdesac, Juno 19. A cloudburst
occurred on the divide between Cot
tonwood nnd Lapwal creeks and the
mountain side sloping to Lapwal
creek -is washed to the depth of from
40 to fin feet. The water struck in
three places, and gulches from 10 to
40 feet wide are cut to tne creek bot
tom below, a distance of half a mile
Itocks, earth and debris of all kinds'
40 feet high now dam Lapwal creek
and cover the tramway of the Culde
sac Lumber company, a peculiar do
posit of clay was brought down by
tno torrent and has covered the creek
bottom for a distance of twn mllna
The creek at this place has formerly
run beneath the gravel except at
stages of high water, but so thorough.
ly has the clay cemented the creek
bottom that the entire volume nf
water now stays in the channel. The
wells In the city sunk six feet tho
first night after the storm and the
water is getting lower each dn v nnrt
in many instances lias disappeared
entirely. New .wells are now being
dug and there Is assurance of water
nt a reasonable depth. Where the
dam Is formed in the creek there is a
laue covering two acres.
Prince Yee Houng Brutally Assaulted
By an American Boor in Ohio.
Delaware, O., June 19. That the
unprovoked assault upon Prince Yee
lloung, a Korean nobleman attend
ing West Yan University, by Joe
Stout, a farmer, has been taken up
by the Korean officials at Washing
ton, is now an assured fact.
This morning Charles Medham,
1 . .. vn. 1 .i
ligation. He visited the city offic
ials and the county prosecutor. lie
declines to state what steps will be
taken, but says the affair shall not
be lightly passed.
No Women or Children Are AllovP in the Place From Other
PointsBody Foundjro Miles Au'ay,
Bodies of Animals Are Being Cremated wi Lumb;r Debns-AboulTFcty
Residents of the Town Yet Unaceourfted for Whose Names Are Print.-.,
ed Below The Debris of the City HjlBeen Th'brough1ySearched,',and.
Work Is Progressing Below Town. TV
HAS THE SULTAN AUDITED?
PERSISTENT RUMORS OF
NO MORE SUPPLI ES NEEDED NOW.
The following message was received last night by F. II. Clopton.
who as acting mayor, dispatched the fdur-horso load of tools and sup
Mies to Heppner last Monday, in charge of Walter Wells. Tho mes
sage acknowledges receipt of the supplies:
Heppner, Juno 18. F. IJ. Cloptun, chairman city council, Pendleton:
Tools and provisions received; were very nreeptable. Parties working
from Lexington this way. Further supplies not needed at present.
Thanks. '-FRANK 011,1,1AM. Mayor.
WOMEN AND CHILDREN NOT ADMITTED.
Heppner, June 19. Women and children will not bo allowed to
come to Heppner, on account of the unhealthful conditions, arising
from the exposure of dead animals nnd .wreckage to the heat of tho
sun. Only workingmen who can help cfear up tho debris will be ad
mitted. ' II. ,. SWAGGAHT.
ffon that thn 1,0,1
nninatIon of rbe Jews
w in massacre tho
e Jewish settlement.
iook refuge in
nd remained there
Prince ririiitn ,i.n
una V nnolflo
kffl a nmaaacro by
- h irimtri
. Wl iuu
Operator Will st.H
I ifW.r "Mmtlng a
1 'his nioriilnir ti
tad, " "emg
J MEN OUT.
A" Roads But
iiH 19--8(!vcn him.
on all rniin,....
at i .
o clock this
Tne Troubles in the Balkan Provinces
and Arabia and Insurrectionary
Spirit at Home Cannot Be Sup
& hv .u 0 war
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Belgrade, June 19. A telegram re
ceived hero from Constantinople says
revolution has broken out In Turkey
and it is reported the sultan has ab
dicated. Cannot Be Long Delayed.
London, June 19. IteportB from
Belgrade of a Turkish revolution anu
of the sultan's abdication cannot be
confirmed in diplomatic circles hero.
Offlcials just arrived from Turkey
say tliore Is doubt if a revolutionary
movement is so far advanced, though
they believe such a step cannot be
There is no question among the of
ficials but that an unsatisfactory state
of affairs exists, but on account of
the rigid censorship enforced by tho
sultan, little real news is permitted
to roach the outside world.
Constnnt stories Indicate great ten
sion. Saturday's Berlin Tageblatt
story of Albanian troops raising a
fight In the courtyard of tho sultan's
palace, coupled with Tuesuay's dis
patches of an uprising In Arabia due
to excessive taxation, all tend to con
firm predictions of an uprising being
eithor on, or imminent.
Report of Abdication Is Confirmed.
London, Juno 19. The Belgrade
correspondent of the .enter Agency,
wires that extras aro being sold In
Belgrade saying that a political crisis
has occurred in Constantinople and
that tho sultan has abdicated. He
says he made the utmost en.ieavors
to trace the source of tno informa
tion, but was unsuccessful. The peo
ple are excited.
Quotations Furnished by Coe Commis
sion Company R. L, Bouner, lomi
Manager, 120 Court Street,
MinneanollB Juno 19. Wheat
Livernool came rather weak iu view
of pur advance of yesterday, showing
but an eighth advance at the opening.
Weather condltlono in tho Northwest
are still too dry, but rain is predict
ed for the Dakotas anu Minnesota.
It Is still raining in the Southwest.
Chicago, June 19.
Minneapolis, Juno 19.
I. M. Kemp and G. W. Bradley re
turned from Heppner .hlsmornlng
jandbrlng-wfur'thenY the list of the
fatalities in the Swaggart family.
Mrs. C. L. Andrews and her three
children, Mabel aged 12, Vashtl aged
9, and Clara aged 4 were drowned.
Mrs. It. L. Beard and her two child
ren, James aged 4 and Webber, aged
15 months were lost. These ladles
are the daughters ot Mrs. George W.
Swaggart. Mrs. Swaggart and her
son, George Wilbur Swaggart, start
ed for a visit in the East on the Sat
urday before the disaster and were
therefore saved. Mr, Swaggart was
at his place of business at the time
of the flood and started to tno rescue
of his family, but was met by tho
water and driven back and could not
Mr. Kemp left Heppner yesterday nt
10 o'clock nnd at that time there had
been 150 bodies taken out of tho drift.
Two hundred men had come Into
the city from Portland and were nt
work in tho city at the tlmo that tho
party left. The drirt had all been
cleaned In the confines of the city
proper nt this time. That is. It has
all been worked over and the bodies
of the people nnd the animals have
been taken out nnd cared for.
, The wreckage has been piled and Is
being burned as fast as the work can
be done. The stench from the bodies
of the dead animals is beginning to
be noticed, and the carcasses aro bo
ing cremated as fast as they can be
extricated from the debris and piled
In a heap. The bodies are covered
with tho broken houses and other
debris and all Is burned at once.
At the time the party left the town
the workers had covered about three
miles of the drift down the creek bed
towards Lexington. There aro sev
eral miles of this to be cleared, nnd
It is as bad as In the city. It Is
piled high along the course of the
flood and is full of tho carcasses of
animals, with here and there a human
being. While Mr. Kemp was hitching
up at the stable there were four bodies
carried pa3t that had been taken out
of the lower drift. In this work the
men from the town are employed, as
they aro better able to. recognize tho
people taken out and are naturally
more interested In that work than
they would be in nny other part of the
The report that there had been men
shot for looting Mr. Kemp thinks Is
a mistake, for the men there aro all
very orderly and are Interested In
doing all that can he done for the
There are a lot of men thern who
are quick to see large things out of
small happennings. and the guards
have a hard time to prevent hasty
n communion of jsk from tho em
ployes of the Peoples Wnrehoufe.
Each ot the employes of tills store
gnvo one. day's wages to tne fund,
the hnmes ot tho subscribers being as
Klin. Kenneuy, Henrietta Unch.
Jennie Henthmnn, Ida McAtcc,
Itoso Fletcher, Kfllo Jeun Frnxler.
Pearl Harrison, Annie M. Clink,
Floyd Henthmnn, Arllo Sldiloni, Ner
val Jones, John WPtnn. Edward
Khcn, Fred Earle, Kd Strntton, Wil
liam I Shlverlck, Fred Ilnrtmnu and
Will Require $50,000.
Heppner, Juno 19, At least $50,.
000 will he required to relievo the
distress here, bury tho dead, tear
away tho wreckage nnd caro for tho
'Bfk.tho gravest problems Is to restore
ln&8anltary conditions. Additional
bodies'? are constantly being found
under tho debris. Solid masses of
hailstones In Immense blocks were
found this morning.
Walter Wells Returns.
Walter Wells, who left here Inst
luondny afternoon for Heppner, with
a four-horse load of lools and pro
visions for tho sufferers, returned
homo at 11 o'clock today.
Mr. Wells arrived In Heppner at 11
P. m, Tuesdny night nnd tied his
team In tho street, there being abso
lutely no place In which to put them
In tho morning ho delivered his
load ot provisions to the committee.
nnd after a few hours' rest for him
self and team ho went down the
stricken vnlloy with tho crowd nnd
worked with his tenm elenrlnu nwny
debris nnd searching for bodies.
He says tho best of order Is inuliu
taljicd.evi4tblnrbclnf ""under' n
semblance of martial law with enp
tnlns In charge of ench branch of
Every restaurant In tho city Is
Mrs. C. C, Van Orsdall Hur
ries to Oregon to OfTeV;Aid
WOMEN OF WOODCRAFT
(Concluded on pngo 8.)
EXPECT TROUBLE IN ARIZ
FEARED THAT MORENCT MAY
BE DYNAMITED BY STRIKERS.
Governor Requests That Troops Be
Stationed In Vicinity Permanently
Three Thousand Five Hundred
"Sulker's" Have Arms.
Tucson, Ariz,, Juno 19. Tho situa
tion In Morencl, where tho miners'
strike Is on, Is most alarming. Tho
governor hns been requested to idn
Hon troops permanently nl Cllflou. It
It- thought tho strikers have hold out
dynamite nnd glnnt powder und may
blow ill; tho town. Only 25 of the
3,500 strikers have been disarmed.
All aro sullen. "Three Fingered eml lu,U(1 r tj,0 Hood-strlcken Amnrl
juuh. who iiimniH uiui no mid ad
vance news of Garfield's nssaHslun
tlon, Ik the leader of tho strikers,
acU-m iift-tlur part. Manypeopl5n
art" there in the senrch of tho valua
bles and property of their own peo
ple and of their friends, nnd where
these people arc not known to those j open to'tho homeless peoplo and those
woriiing around tne place nicy aro
put down as looters. This Is the situ
ation according to tho idea of Mr.
Kemp, who thinks that the reports
of disorder aie unauthentic.
Milton Increases Her Fund,
Milton, June 19. Tho amount of
$250 first contributed by the city to
tne Heppner relief fund has been In
creased to $385 which has been wired
over for Immediate use.
Dead Body Eighty Miles Below.
The Dalles, June 19. Tho .body of
a boy about 10 years old was found
yesterday evening in the Columbia,
near Stevenson, 80 miles from Hepp
ner. It Is thought to be ono of the
victims of the flood.
Grips and Trunks Found.
Thirty pieces of baggage, including
grips and trunks, have been picked
up and searched for Identification of
owner" The ronimlttee Is In cnnrge
of J. F, Campbell, of Milton, Ore.;
George It. Kobertb, Pendleton; Wil
liam Matlock. Pendleton; W. H. Boo
ker, Athena. The baggage Is stored
In a warchouso and has led to the
discovery of several persons, either
alive or dead. There aro flvo trunks
in which no means of Identification
Partial List of Missing.
Thohe known to be missing yet nt
Mrs. Nett Hodges.
Mrs. Clyde Wells.
Bob Moigan mil wlfQ.
Mrs. George Thiriuon nnd girl.
Three of Mcltrido family.
J. L. Hockett, child.
Mrs. C. A. Hhea's dauguier.
James Jones' children.
E. C Ashbaugh's children.
W. L. Saling and wife.
Mrs, L. Hamilton's two daughters.
George Swaggart's family of seven.
Three of Van Winkle family,
W. W. Lipsett, child.
Mrs. L. W. Banks.
J. K. Carr, baby.
George KJntzloy, wife and child.
Mrs. Guy Boyd and two children.
Mrs. J. Long.
Mrs, Beach Haines.
This list is the latest one revised
by tho Heppner Times and printed
Peoples Warehouse Employes Donate
The first subscription to the East
Oregonian's Heppner relief fund was
LOSE MANY MEMBERS,
Death Losses of the Order at Hepp
ner Will Reach $10,000 Funds or
the Order in Excellent Condition
Mrs. Van Orsdall Will Go to Hepp.
Mrs. C. C. Van Ursilnll, grand gunr
dlnn of the Women of Woodcraft, ru
turned home this morning from
Montana. Her work In that state was
cut short by the Hoppnor disaster, In
which a large number of the members
of the order lost either life or worldly
"When I lorclvcd tho news I wired
Mrs. Uoss. my coiilldentlnl secretary,
to proceed to tho scene nml assist
tho local clerk In gating death proofs
In shnpo for speedy settlement of
claims," said Mrs. Vnn Orsdnll, "nnd
then 1 cnncelled my dates and start
ed for home. 1 also wired tho board
or grand innuagerB for an npproprla
Hon for the relief fund and they nt
once set aside $t.00(i for that pur
pose. "In addition to tho relief appropri
ation, advices to date fix our death
Iohhos ut between $10,000 nnd $14,000,
which will be paid to surviving bene
ficiaries as soon us proofs or death
can be gotten Into shape, which will
be In a few days,
"I've not had time yet to get hold
or the detnlls, but the distribution of
our relief fund will begin ns soon us
Mrs, Itoss leports, which will be to
day or tomorrow.
"Our funds are In excellent condi
tion. Wo nre able to promptly and
fully Inko care of our losses and to
nsslst surviving members, without
calling upon our local organizations
In the Jurisdiction. In addition to
the $2,000 appropriated for Immedi
ate relief by tho bend camp and grand
circle, local camps Mini circles In tho
state aro renderliiK efficient nid by
contributions of ensh nnd provisions.
The great-henrled response to tho
MESSAGE FROM MAYOR HAILEY.
Heppner, June 19. To R. Alexander, president Pendleton Progress
Club: For God's sake don't hqld the celebration, but send the money
here to Heppner sufferers, who need thousands more. We have ascer.
tained conditions. (Signed) T. G. Hailey, Dr. C. J. Smith, E. H, Clark,
Aca B. Thompson, W. E. Brock, Winn Stewart, Joe Scott, T. W. Ayres,
Jr., W. F. Matlock and John Lathrop.
The above message was received at 1:30 this afternoon by Presi
dent R. Alexander, of the Progress Club, who Immediately wired the
following answer on the part of the club.
Pendleton, June 19,
To Mayor T. G. Hailey and others: Message received. Have call
ed a meeting for 4 o'clock. 8urely will not celebrate. Have started
list for more money and extend our sympathy to the people of Hepp
ner. R. ALEXANDER, President.
ATLANTIC TRAFFIC DULL.
Passenger Steamers Taken Out of
Commission and Other Service Dis
continued. London, June 19. 'Inn Westmin
ster Ga.etto today publlHiies a dis
patch from Liverpool showing there
Is much Idleness in the Morgan ship
combine nt present. Six vessels of
tho Leylnuil Hue nre tied up and the
Atlantic Transport lino . rontem
plating putting three ships out of
commission. The lutter company's
intermediate service between Now
York and Southampton was discon
tinued today. Morgan, before sail
ing for America, promised to Investi
gate the methods it tho shipping
ciin sufferers la an eloquent commen
tary on tho genoroiis-mlniled Ameri
can public. Especially urn I proud
of tlin work of the various fraternal
organizations or our state and the
KILLING IN KAN8AS.
Two Men filled as Result of Attempt,
Atchison. June 19. Following the
killing or lielrch, a snloonlst, early
this morning by McKlin, the latter
was mortally wounded by two police
men, who iiIbii Inflicted tnree serious
wounds on McKlm's alleged partner.
The cause of tho trouble was an at
tempted robbery of Dolrrh's saloon.
WHO DID IT, ANYHOW?
German Conservatives Fall Out Over
Berlin, June I!. Tho reactionists
are clamoring for thu resignation of
Chancellor Von Buelow, accusing him
of being the cause of thu socialistic
victories. The conservative press lias
commenced an active, outspoken cam
paign against him.
Two Millions Pounds Sold,
Tho Dulles, Juno 19, Tho wool
sales at Shanlko aggregated nearly
2,000,000 pouuds and tho prices paid
ranged from i'i't to 1C The next
sales days will ho on tho 2Gth and
,27th of tbls month. There
MUST FILL THEIR CONTRACT.
President Mitchell Threatens to Fight
a Strike With Union Men,
Indianapolis, Juno 19. President
Mitchell this morning dispatched Ills
diet Piesldent Boyle, of Iho Linton
district, to tho mines of the Big
Island Company ut Linton, with uu
order for 300 striking miners there Ut
return to work at noon today. Tho
men struck because tho foreman, who
was popular with them, disobeyed or
ders mid was discharged.
The roul company holdu a contract
with tho miners' organization. Mr.
Mitchell declares If the men don't re
turn to work ut noon, which they de
clare positively they will not do, ho
will Import union minors to curry out
the union's agrwmciit with the tout
compuny. Mitchell Is determined to
set a precedent to have all contracts
One Guard and a Member of Sheriffs
Glasgow, Mont., Juno 1!). Thorn
wns u battle Monday between Wil
liam Hardin, u condemned murderer,
who escuped from hero several weeks
ugo, after killing tho guard und seri
ously wounding two others, A sher
iff's piisso overtook ami Killed iinrnu,
AlcKlnnoy, Harde'u companion, es
caped, One possemaii was killed.
Tho news reached hero into last
night and n mob formed and stormed
the Jail, where another companion
nnd pari!, Jack Brown, was. It took
Brown rrom tno Jan anu nangen mm
from a window In tho courthouse,
Feel Very Badly Officially.
St. Petersburg. Juno I9.r-Thn
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