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THE EUGENE WEEKLY GUARD
EUGENE, OREGON, THURSDAY JULY 25. I907
ELDER REACHES ASTORIA WITH SURVIVORS OE WRECK
OF RESCUE WORK
Astoria. Oregon, July 2 4.—Cap we had done all we could tor the
tain Jenson, of the steamer George shipwrecked passengers, we made
w Elder, made the following state ready to take the San Pedro in tow.
I This was a difficult task and once
ment to the Associated Press concern
the San Pedro broke away from us.
ing his part in the Columbia-San Pt- . Finally everything was made fast ad
'»e towed her into Eureka. The
■ When the Elder arrived on the San Pedro had as many people on
scene of the disaster the Columbia j board as she could safely carry."
The representative of the Associat
had already gone down and the decks
of the San Pedro were awash. Our ed Press made a saretul canvass
first work was to pick up as many of i among the survivors, who without
the survivors as we could from the exception say the officers and crew
rafts and boats of the Columbia. more kind.
They did everything
The water was pretty smooth and the of the San Pedro could not have been
fog was just lifting. This was about ! possible in the work of rescue and
6 o'clock in the morning.
| fitted all they could out with tempo
"We did all we could for the poor rary clothing and prepared coffee
people and succeeded in saving many and eatables for the freezing people
lives, *s you already know. When who were taken aboard.
Mail Orders Promptly Filled
Seoul, July 2 4.—Many agltn'Jrs
from the provinces are arriving here
and the soldiers are dispersing their
meetings. There are also many ar
rests of subordinates leaving the pal
ace, the object being to intercept
possible c< mmunications of the for
mer emperor which may reveal a
At a meeting of the Korean cab
inet today Marquis Ito presented Ja
pan's proposals for governing the
It is understood that their
proposals, though they do not mo
lest the security of the throne, are
revolutionary and have created con
sternation in the court.
A message from Chemulpo states
Eugene’s Leading Store
that three Japanese warships have
arrived there with many soldiers on
board, and that they will call here.
Secretary of War Taft ,who at the
present is rusticating in Canada, is
planning to nuke a political inva
sion of the far Western country in
which Vice President Fairbanks has
recently been disporting himself.
Evidently those in charge of the Taft
movement for the presidential nom
ination are determined not to let the
vice president run away with the del.
egates to the national convention
from the Pacific coast states through
mere lack of effort on their side, so
it has been decided that the secretary
of war shall do some handshaking
and speech-making in the territory
the Indiana man has Just covered.
Dr. J. J. Miller, of San Jose, Cal.,
and Professor Tucker, of Lick obser
vatory, who came north and Joined
Y. I). Hensill for a fishing trip up
the McKenzie, returned home today
well pleased with their outing, and
expect to return again next year.
Agents for Standard Fashion Patterns
BIG JULY OFFERINGS
It is a matter of common knowledge that the unprecedented weather conditions this spring have retarded the mercantil
¡business to a pronounced degree. We bought too many goods because we had the cash on hand to buy these stocks
with, as a result the amount of merchandise we have for disposal is of much larger volume than usual, and the scope for
selection among the season's most favored styles and patterns in summer materials is greater. “Clear Stocks" regardless
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of a serviceable, stylish, up_
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Every popular kind of materials colors, patterns
and designs, all tr>’ - 1 and cut in 1<X)7 models, are
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, i. ‘.ntire stock must go at a
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for you to procure new up-to-date garments[for less
than cost prices.
$35.00 Eton Suits for. $17.50
25.00 Eton Suits for. 12.50
22.75 Eton Suits for _ 11.40
22.50 Eton Suits for- 11.25
15.00 Eton Suits for
Entire Stock Summer Wa«h Goods
LADIES’ COLORED SILK SUITS
Re weed Lo Ha'f-Price
All popular shades, neatly trimmed and made of superior qual
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Regular $27.50 Suit, reduced to
Regular $24.00 Suit, reduced to
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$1.50 Wool Dress Goods, 75c
Novelty wool dress fabrics, in latest weaves and
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75c PONGEE 50c
The best wearing material ever sold for 75c, unshrinkable F A_
extra special a yard
Bargains in Men’s Section
Men's Mesh Underwear 50c
The famous “Frederic Cordi” brand, just the
thing to wear these warm days for com
fort, durtbtlity and satisfaction, come in
assorted siziu, special a garment
> —----------- -
With belts and straps to match:
e in green arid tan^ cd<»rmgs.
assorted sizes, f
for a suit_____ ________
Jack Rabbit Shirts, 50c
The best wearing shirts on the market, have
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light and dark colors, styles and designs; tw ills,
sateens, pongees, etc. tach one made of ma
terials qf the highest qualities at the lowest
possible prices from
50c to $2.50 each
Some Men Save Up
Their Clothes Money
untill vacation time, then go forth in new
This store is the place for
them. ILS.®, M. summer clothes
give a style and quality appearance
that is worth monev to any man
anywhere, and will sell them to
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left than you expected after doing
Men’s 2 piece suits from $8.50 up.
Men’s 3-piece suits from $10.00 up.
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you?" and "Are you all right?" were 160 names out of a reported total of
punctuated now and then with the 257 persons on board. Three dead
cry of a father or mother appeallug bodies have been recovered.
for news of some loved one.
Ninety-seven persons are unac
Picked l |> No lioutM
There were pitiful scenes when it
Added List of Survivors
was learned that the Elder had pick
Those added to the list of surviv-
ed up none of the Columbia's life ore today wefe:
boats or rafts. All hope had depart
L. B. Krlever, of Prescott, la.; Ja
ed for some and they Blipped away cob Kuro, Coldwater. Kan ; Armand
Astoria, July 24.—All night long from the merry makers to hide their Cadorette, New Bedford, Mass : Da
an eager throng awaited on the dock sorrow as best they might, it was vid Doston, firemen on the Colum
for the arrival of the steamer Geo. only too true- the Elder hail not bia; Charles McCoy, oiler on Colum
W. Elder, which bad on board many sighted any of the missing rafts or bia; D. 3. Alpine, watchman on Co
of the survivors of the ill-fated Co boats and had picked up none of the lumbia; Emil Mann, sailor on Co
lumbia, which was sunk in collision victims after leaving Eureka.
lumbia; Paul Dinner, quarterniaste
by the steamer San Pedro near Shel
As the gangplank of the Elder was on Columbia; Mr. Lewis, of Pasade
ter Cove, California, early Sunday swung out on the dock there was a na: Edwin Wallin, of San Francisco
morning. Hundreds of people, rela mad rush lo get on board of the ves Mrs. Winbelbeck Dunn, Poplar Bluff
tives and friends of the survivors, sel, but Captain Jensen, reluctant as Mo.; Mrs. \V. H. Angels, Oakland.
and various he was to restrain the union of his Cal.; Miss Blanche W. Musser, 56
towns tn Oregon and Washington, to passengers and their friends and rela East Ninth street. Salt Lake City
greet their loved ones.
Patiently tives on shore, was obliged to main M iss Ruby Cooper, Fayette, Mo.
they waited on the docks throughout tain discipline.
Michael Rodman, San Francisco;
the night, huddled in groups, their
When all was ready the survivors I W. Graham, 125 Front street, Port-
faces illumined with happiness and were permitted to go ashore, some to j Portland, Or.
chatting happily of the reunion of the stay iu Astoria, others to go to Port-!
land by train, and some to remain on
lloilers l>i<l Not Explode.
The scene, however, was not with shore for a few hours before the El
Chief Engineer J. F. Jackson said:
Here and there an ex- der proceeded to Portland.
“As soor as 1 could get into my
!>••< tarn w ife, loving father, brother a curious crowd that thronged dowu
or stster. hoping against hope, sat the gangplank. Attired in all sorts clothes after the collision I rushed
They of misfit garments, the passengers down into the engine rioom and
were waiting for news of the missing, presented an odd appearance. There found every thing all right there, un
perhaps of the dead.
it was the were some who had fitted out in Eu til the boat listed to starboard, when
presence of these bereaved ones that reka, but it was not difficult to rec I ordered all the crew out of the en
held the throngs in check, and there ognize the survivors of the Colum- , gine and furnace rooms to the decks.
I nnt quite positive that the boilers
were some men or women, more bia disaster.
thoughtful than the rest, who endeav
The scene on the dock was almost i did not explode. I would have known
ored to console those folks whose beyond words. Every possible dem it if any one did, as I stood directly
eyes scanned the sea so anxiously for onstration of joy was unpent, and above them when the ship pitched
a glimpse of the Elder,
hugging and kissing continued many head foremost into the Bea. and was
At last the lookout at Hammond minutes. Rome few were overcome there until she was well under water
telephoned in to Astoria that the El by the excitement of the meeting and before 1 was able to get back to the
der was off the bar, and at. 4:45 several women fainted, but soon were surface.
word came that the Elder was almost revived. Some of the rescued were ■
“After my first rush to the engine
inside. A great c beer greeted the carried off by their friends and those room. when I returned to the deck I
news and the watchers began pacing among the rescued who were not heard the captain calling out his
up and down the pier, nervously scan greeted by friends were taken care of orders to have every one taken from
ning the harbor to catch a glimpse and made welcome by the good peo the staterooms.
The next moment
of the steamer.
When at last she ple of Astoria.
Flowers were dis the Columbia threw up her stern and
was finally discerned there was cheer tributed and hot coffe and other good quivering a moment dived straight
after cheer and hundreds of people things were there Cor those who into the sea.
from all parts of the city were add needed them.
“As we went down I noticed that
ed to the expectant crowds. Long
everybody near me had a life preserv
Portland. July 24.—The list of er. When we came to the surface we
before the Elder was within earshot
the people on the docks began a fu- passengers on board of the Elder in- had no treble keeping our heads
silade of «ueations, but it was use ' eludes Mr. and Mrs. Bert Llppmann, above water as the sea was almost
j of San Francisco. Mrs. Lippman had quiet and only slightly choppy. The
It was not long, however, before been listed as missing.
survivors came to the surface within
the poeple on the dock recognised, or
a half minute and aside from them
thought they could recognize, their SIXTEEN Hl'RVIVOKH
there fas nothing seen of the ship or
loved ones and the excitement grew
AKE ADDED TO LINT her crew again.
more tense and demonstrative! The
Some wreckage was floating about,
scene on the Elder was perhaps even
Ran Francisco, July 23.—Sixteen but that came loose when the Colum
CrowdH of eager names were added today to the Hat of bia wont down. Most of us wore able
people were gathered on the decks survivor» of the Columbia-San Pedro to find boards and rafts to cling to,
and a long row of happy faces show collision. These 16 passengers were but we lay for hours in the fog
ed over the rail. Hats were waved In a boat which landed at Shelter the suffering among the rescued
and the cheers of the resuced min Cove. The boat also contained two Intense. The San Pedro could
gled with those of the watchers on dead bodies that of Mrs. O. A. Lew take us aboard, as she was in a pre-
shore. Shouts of greeting went back is, of Pasadena, Cal., and an unknown carious condition herself. Finally at
and forth as the Elder tame up to ni.in. |.i ■ ■Minm1.lv a sailor
6 in the morning the Elder hove in
The list of survivors now includes sight an I took us aboard ”
her dock, and cries of “How are
Astoria. Puly 24.—There ♦
♦ were 69 survivors of the Co ♦
♦ lum disaster on board the El ♦
CLARENCE DARROW IS
Tacoma, July 24.— Evelyn Neab
Thaw and Mrs. Holman, her mother,
are reported to have passed through
Tacoma last night on th<-lr way to
San Francisco ta plead with lJelmas
guage. I pon Orchard he heaped ev to again join the counsel for the de-
ery term of abuse and contempt that
the court would permit.
He pleaded with the jurorB indi
vidually not io find a verdict against
Haywood on the testimony of Or
chard, who, he said, “was Corrobo
rated only by a dog. a wall eyed
horse and James H Hawley.“ He
declared that if the jury should hang
Bill Haywood “one million willing
hands will seise the banner of liberty
by the open grave and bear it on to
Men’s and Boys’ Straw
So tempting prices! Why endure headaches
these warm days when we can supply you
with a cool hat from 2R up?
Note a few of
our spectal offerings;
$1.25 grade for $1.00
$1.50 for $1.25
$2 for $1.75
'¡S-eiEP HAMPTON BROS
EAGER THRONG WAITS ALE NIGHT
UPON DOCK TO GREET LOVED ONES
RESCUED FROM WATERY GRAVE
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H at :
co, July 23.—Supervl-
Coffey and Nicholas were the
principal witnesses at this morning's
HeHsion of the Glass trial. Coffey ad
mitted taking bribes for voting the
85-cent gas rate and franchise to the
Home Company, and to accepting
35000 front Halsey to vote against
the Home franchise. He said his con
science was clear, and testified that,
although he was a good Catholic, he
accepted the bribe from
JOHN R. HEGEMAN.
after he knew the Home was to get
President of the Metropolitan
the franchise. He told Ruef that Hal
sey gave him the money, and Ruef
toid him to keep It, that Halsey was Life Insurance company, who has
CLARENCE 8. DARROW
a tool. Mrs. Thomaa Ixmergan, wife been indicted for alleged forgery
of the supervisor, also testified Rhe
B</»e, July 24.—Attorney <Rar- said her husband gave her 34000 and perjury.
enre Harrow for two and a half hours shortly before the Home franchise
today proclaimed the Innocence of was granted.
fpn»e of Harry K. Thaw.
Haywood and the impossibility of
his conviction upon the uncorrobo
Story 1« IVrnlrd.
rated evidence of Harry Orchard.
has been sub-
I. Hawley, leading counsel for scribed to insure the construction of
New York. Inly 24.—There la no
ite, and Orchard were the flg- a ronde ns.il milk factory at Albany, truth in the Tacoma story that Mrs
ii nd which most of the storm Over »
ion has he«n subscribed. Thaw pnssed through that city
morning session centred, The Linn County Condensed Milk night. Rhe Is In New York today
an no attempt at refinement Company has been capitalized at
attack, Darrow angrily de- »100.000 , of which under the Oregon
; the pair in vituperative lan- laws half must be paid up