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About The Estacada news. (Estacada, Or.) 1904-1908 | View Entire Issue (April 20, 1905)
Offices: 132 1-2 First St. Portland, Ore.
Cars leave Estacada:
at 8:07, 9:37, 11:37 A. M. and 1:37, 4:5,
5:37, and 9 P. M.
Cars leave Portland:
•t 7:3°. 9 : 45 . 11:30, A. M. and 1:30, 3:40,
5:40, and 7:15 P. M.
SOON LET CONTRACT
Plans for W e D alles-C elilo Canal
Are Alm ost Com plete.
WILL BEGIN WORK AT UPPER END
Way freight leaves Estacada at 7:10 a. in. Enough M oney N o w on Hand to Build
arriving at Portland at 10 a. ni.
U p p e r Lock and E n tran ce'
Portland at 10:30 a. m. arriving at Esta
to the C anal.
cada at 1:15. p. m.
Excursions every Sunday at reduced
Washington, April 1 3 .— Within two
weeks, it is expected, Major Langfitt
will be instructed to advertise for bids
For further particulars inquire of
for the construction of the first lock of
The Dalles-Celilo canal, thus launching
E. L. MEYERS,
a project that has been under consid
Estacada, Oregon. eration in one shape or another for a
generation. The chief of engineers has
received Major Langfitt’s plan for be
Geo. C. BROWNELL
ginning construction, but, owing to
the fact that several details are not
quite clear, the papers are to be re
turned for explanation.
All business promptly attended to
get back to Washington it is thought
■OREGON C I T Y ,
O R E G O N the plans w ill be approved and author
ity granted to invite proposals.
Major Langfitt’s plans, which have
W . A . D IM IC K
C . B. D IM IC K
been carefully worked out in great de
tail and with apparent care, contem
plate beginning construction on the
D IM IC K & D IM IC K ,
upper end of the canal and working
down stream. This is done to enable
Attorneys at Law
contractors to make use of the canal as
N otary Public.
Mortgages it is completed, section by section.
Major Langfitt has prepared plans
Foreclosed. Abstracts Furnished
for approaches to the canal at its upper
end, for the guard gates for the first
O F F I C E : 2 , 3 & 4 , G A R D E B I .D G ,
lock near Celilo, and for a considerable
stretch of canal. It is impossible to
OREGON C IT Y ,
O R E G O N tell how much work can be done with
the money appropriated in the rivers
and harbors law, hat it is anticipiated
there are funds enough to complete the
Celilo lock and canal entrance, and to
do considerable blasting and straight
B a rb e r
canal work. Near the first lock it will
Best work at popular prices
be necessary to build an immense em
Agency for the
bankment as the north wall of the ca
nal. This part of the canal, and in
fact all other parts not cut through
solid rock, will be lined with cement.
A ll embankments will be solid of con
C H A R L E S L. F E R R Y ,
struction and will be faced with im
mense rocks to prevent washing in sea
sons of high water.
r ites, from either direction.
W. S. HYDE,
Optician. . . .
Doctor C. B. Smith,
PHYSICIAN and M RGION
O ffice in H o w e ’s s to re .
Office bourn a t Estacada, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Office hour« a t (a g le Creek, nights A m ornings
...All calls promptly answered...
William K. Haviland, M. D.
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON.
O ffice a t the drug store ,
Night calls answ gjed.
Night bell at Second St. entrance
W . A. JONES, Prop.
All work given prompt attention
Dry, any length always on hand
R U M O R S W IT H O U T
C o rrespo nd ents Guess at M any Things
Beyond T h e ir V ision.
London, April 1 8 . — There is as yet
no news of a great naval battle in the
Far Fast, or of the whereabouts of the
The Hongkong corres
pondent of the Daily Mail sends a ru
mor of a small engagement, but there
is no confirmation of this report.
Details regarding the Russian ships
in Kanrah hay, Cochin China, pre too
meagre to he instructive.
to the Daily Mail’s Singapore corres
pondent, the North German Lloyd
steamer Prinz Heinrich saw several
battleships add six cruisers in the bay,
but the dispatches to other newspapers
are not so precise. The Daily Tele
graph’s Singapore correspondent, like
the Associated Press, merely reports
“ eighteen vessels,’ ’ and adds that the
captain of the Prinz Heinrich states
that possibly more warships were in
side the harbor, hut that they were in
visible from the offing.
The presence of the Russian squad
ron off the Annam coast ft raising keen
interest here, in view ot the possibil
ity of their infringing Chinese neutral
ity and of the likelihood of Rojestven-
sky having had to split his squadron.
The Morning Post’s correspondent at
Shanghai telegiaphs that China has in
structed the governor of the southern
provinces to maintain strict neutrality
in view of the possibility of Russian
ships sheltering there.
R O M A N O F F S IN T H E IR
C O F F IN S .
C arto o n In P ro m in en t Russian P aper
Sends P rice to P re m iu m .
CRUSHED TO DEATH
Four Boys K illed and M any In
jured by Alarm of Fire.
AFTER FREE THEATER TICKETS
H undreds W e re W aiting at Indianap
olis M asonic T e m p le W hen
Panic S ta rte d .
Indianapolis, Ind., April 18 .— Fren
zied by a false alarm of fire, several
hundred eager newsboys, struggling to
obtain their share of free tickets to a
local theater, which were being dis
tributed by a traveling representative
of a patent medicine company, stam
peded in a narrow stairway in the Ma
sonic Temple tonight, crushing the life
out of four boys and seriously injuiing
Long before the time approached for
the distribution of the tickets, the
stairs of the Masonic Temple, at the
southwest corner of Washington street
and Capitol avenue, were crowded with
a pushing, yelling crowd of newsboys,
each anxious to be first to receive his
When the distribution began,
the excitement became more intense,
and the efforts of several policemen
who had been detailed to prevent
trouble were unavailing.
It is alleged that one of the boys, in
the endeavor to hasten the exit of those
who had received their passes, shouted
Immediately those at the
top faced about and almost with super
human strength began to force their
way to the bottom of the stairs.
Shrieks and physical encounters fol
lowed for a few seconds, when from
some cause those near the top fell head
long on the struggling mass at the bot
Immediately policemen from
the central station, who responded to a
riot call, began the work of rescue.
Four of the boys were dead when ex
tricated from their posit ion at the bot
tom of the stairs. Others, believed to
have been fatally crushed, were taken
out as fast as they could he disen
tangled from their frensied compan
ions, who fought and clung to each
other in desperation.
St. Petersburg, April 1 7 .— Quite a
sensation was caused this morning by*
the appearance in the Neva, the most
widely circulated illustrated weekly in
Russia, of a half-tone picture represent
ing the imperial tamily, including the
empress, holding the heir to the throne,
the background of the picture showing,
in shadowy outlines, the emperor,
Grand Duke SergiuB, Grand Duke
Alexis, the dowager empress, the heir
to the throne and practically all the
members of the Romanoff family lying
dead in their coffins. The work is done
so skillfully that the shadows in the
drapery behind the imperial family are
discernible with great difficulty.
publishers disclaim any previous know
ledge of the shadowy figures. The cul
prits, who were students employed on
the paper, have not yet bien located.
Copies of this edition of the Neva are
selling at a big premium.
The Slova has received its first warn
H oodoo Boat M ay Be A ccepted.
ing for the publication of articles en
Washington, April 18 .— The report
titled “ The Bureaucracy,” and “ The of the naval laiard which conducted the
S A V E D F O R C E L IL O C A N A L .
War and Reform,” in which the paper recent trial of the Goldsbor^ugh in
severely arraigned the bureaucracy, the
Sand and G ravel P it at T h e Dalles general staff and the war office for in- Puget sound has been received at the
In substance it
W ith d raw n fro m E ntry.
shows that although the Bpeed is not
'¡Vashington, April 1 7 .— At tjie re
altogether satisfactory, due probably to
quest of Major Langfitt, the secretary A D V A N C E .IN A L L B IG M A R K E T S . the natural deterioration of the ma
of the interior today withdrew from en
chinery since its installation, about
try lots 1 , 2 and 3 , in section 2 , town P ackers Raise P rice and Lay Blame five years ago, the vessel is structurally
ship 2 1 , range 13 , adjoining the Seuf-
sound and otherwise in good condition.
on C attle G ro w e rs .
fert property at The Dalles.
The disposition of the naval authorities
Chicago, April 14 . — Prices of lieef is to accept her.
tract contains a large sand ami gravel
pit, and being all vacant government have advanced in every important mar
land, it was deemed advisable to secure ket of the United States. The con
W hole Fleet C jm in g H o m e.
it for the use of contractors on The sumer is paying the advanced price,
Francisco, April 1 7 .— The flag
Dalles-Celilo canal before it fell into
the hands of speculators. Major Lang per pound over what he paid up to ten ship Chicago and the Fnited States
s earner Bennington have arrived at
fitt said it was not known definitely days ago.
Swift A Co., Armour and Nelson Santa Barbara, with Rear Admiral
how much sand and gravel was on
Goodrich in command, and w ill remain
these lots, hut evidently enough to help Morris state that no beef has been sup
plied to the retail markets of Chicago in port until April 2 8 .
along with the canal work.
squadron, consisting of eight ships, is
The fact that the government owns or to any other market in the country
expected to leave on April 28 for Mon
this land w ill tend to materially re during the last month and a half ex
duce the cost of the canal. It is likely cept at a loss. This, it is declared, terey, where it w ill he anchored until
the contractors w ill he allowed to use has tieen partially due-*o the fact that May 5 . The squadron then leaves for
breeders of stock and the handlers of | San Francisco, where it will remain
this sand and gravel without cost.
range cattle have been holding back on until June 5 , when it sails for Port
supply until the grass of the range be land, to he present during the ear!y
N ew D estro yers fo r Japan.
comes nourishing. Swift A Co., speak stages of the fair, x
Washington, April 17 .— Information ing for the packing interests, this after
C h e rrie s Ten D ollars a Pound.
has reached Washington through Eur noon, issued the following statement:
Sacramento, Cal., April 1 7 .— The
“ During the last six weeks the pro
ope that the Japanese navy has within
the last four days commissioned 10 new ducers of beef cattle have been receiv first box of ripe cherries shipped ont of
torpedo lioat destroyers built in Japan ing about $1 advance over past prices the state by the Farl Fruit company on
It is believed that for choice cattle. This simply means April 7 was sold in Philadelphia today
within six weeks 25 additional destroy ! that the advance to the conaumer in for $ 100 , being $10 a pound. Manager
era, building under rush orders, wiil tie prices would be about $2 on the one- George B. Katzenstein says this is the
put in commission. Three hundred half of choice cattle that can lie uaed highest price ever realized from the
The range cattle sale of the first box of California cher
and eighty-one mines planted by the for food purposea.
Japanese in front of Port Arthur have producer is the master of the sitfla- ries, which is the result of the fi»rce
rivalry among Philadelphia dealers.
been taken up and placed elsewhere.