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BAY CITY IS IN RUINS
Fire Follows Shock
and Adds to Panic
NO W ATER -SU PPLY
Mains are Broken and Fire
men Fight Flames With
City Surely Doomed.
Oakland, Ap ril 19.— A t 11 o’clock
thie morning Han Franciico ia a maes
ol ruins and the flames continue the
work of destruction, obliterating the
few remaining habitations.
no water and the city seems doomed.
Dynamite has failed to check the fire.
Oakland has been placed under martial
law. The Ban Pablo ferry was sunk
by flying debris. A il night the heav
ana were lighted by the light of the
maaa^of smoke marks the continunce of
the destruction amid scenes of unspeak
able horror. The estimated loss in Han
Francisco w ill reach from $150,000,000
to $200,000,000 in the town.
The limits of the fire at this hour are
Nineteenth street on the west, Town
•sad street on the sonth and Broadway
on the north.
these streets and the waterfront is de
Day Dawns Hopeless
Ban Francisco, April 19.— Day dawn
ed on a scene of death and destruction.
During the night the flames consumed
many of the city’ s finest structures and
spread in a dosen directions to the res
The tear dimmed eyes of a myriad of
homeless, stricken, heart weary, help
less people watched the Are stretch its
long lone of red destruction from the
waterfront to the Mission, which it
•wept of standing wood and brick and
steel and iron made a huge, smoldering
•crap heap; around the shipping dis
trict down to the bay shore, destroying
vessels, wharves and docks; and then,
in a bitter turn of the wind, shrivel the
Warm Belt, reach its destructive ban
ners over the Southern Pacific station
at Third and Townsend, crumpling cars
and engines and huge buildings into
bonfire ashes, and completing the fell
work of yesterday south of Market
street; then swing back, on the wings
of a sslf-msdejgale, to find new fuel
amid the stately homes of the men who
had been state builders and railroad
magnates on Nob H ill.
Funston’ s Resume o f Disaster.
Washington, April 19.—The War de
partment today received the following
telegram from General Funston:
“ Your four dispatches
Have already filed several for you. It
Is impossible now to inform you as to
tbePfull extent of the disaster. City
been aiding polios patroling and main
Martial law has not
been declared. Working in conjunction
with the civil authorities.
interfered with the sending of any dis
You cannot send too many
tents or rations. About 200,000 people
homeless. Food very scarce.
ion houses all destroyed. A ll the gov
ernment buildings in the city gone.’ ’
The dreadful earthquake shock came
without warning at precisely 6:13
o’ clock this morning, its motion appar-
sntly being from east to west. A t first
the upheaval of the earth was gradual,
but in a few seconds it Increased in in
Chimneys began to fall and
buildings to crack, tottering on their
People became panic
stricken and rushed into the streets,
moat of them in their night attire.
They were met by showers of falling
buildings, bricks, cornices and walls.
Many were instantly crushed to death,
while others were dreadfully mangled.
Those who remained indoors generally
escaped with their lives, though scores
were hit bv detached plaster, pictures
and articles thrown to the floor by the
shock. It is believed that more or lees
loss was sustained by nearly every fam
ily in the city.
Telegraph and telephone communi-
catioirwas shut off for a time.
Western Onion was put completely out
of business, and the Postal company
was the only one that managed to get. a
wire out of the city. About 10 o’clock
even the Postal was forced to suspend
in Han Francisco. Electric power was
stopped and street cars did not run.
Railroads and ferry boats also ceased
Today’s experience hss been a testi
monial to the modern steel building.
A score ol these structures were iu
course of erection, and not one of these
suffered. The completed modern build
ings were also immune from barm by
earthquake. The buildings that col
lapsed were all flimsy wooden and old-
fashioned brick structures.
The burned district extends from the
water front south of Market Btreet to
Mission street and west to Eleventh
street. The fire extends out Hayes and
McAllister streets nearly to Fillmore,
and from the water front along Market
to Montgomery and north from the wa
ter front to New Montgomery street.
Manufactories, hotels, wholesale houses
and residences, comprising the princi
pal part of the business section, have
been destroyed. The city hall, a struc
ture costing $7,000,000, was first wreck
ed by the earthquake and then destroy
ed by fire. The Palace hotel, valued
at $3,000,000, also was burned.
beautiful Claus Bpreckels building at
Third and Market streets was gutted.
The Rialto building and doxens of oth
er costly structures were also destroyed.
The H all'of Justice is threatened, and
w ill undoubtedly go.
and Call buildings are -gone and the
Croker building, across the street from
the Palace hotel, is on fire.
The Ireaks of the earthquake were
many. Wide fissures were ma-le in the
streets, street railways were twisted out
of line, sewers and water pipes were
burst, and it is feared that there will
be an epidemic of disease.
are being sold at fancy prices, and even
water is being vended hy the glnes.
I t is impossible to give a list of the
dead and wounded, or even a list of the
principal buildings destroyed.
O U TSID E SAN FRANC ISCO .
Many Towns Ruined by earthquake
and Hundreds o f Lives Lost,
S O O N R E O C C U P Y BUILD ING S.
Steel Structures Only Had the Inner
Woodwork Burned Out.
Ban Francisco, Ap ril 23.— Today
property-owners have had an opportu
nity to inspect some of their holdings,
and in a measure to ascertain what
damage had been done. The new mod
ern steel buildings were found to be al
most intact. In every instance it seem
ed that the earthquake bad not dam
aged them. The steel frames were in
perfect plumb and as strong as ever.
Cornices and fancy trimmings fell, but
that was all. Even when the fire swept
through them, only the woodwork was
The Fairmount Hotel on Nob H ill
will be rushed to completion; the Claus
Bpreckels building on
Third streets will be occupied within a
few days. The Union Trust building
on Montgomery and Market street has
only loot the interior woodwork, and as
soon as men can put in the lumber it
will be ready for occupancy. The St.
Francis Hotel is in the same category,
and the work of renovating the interior
will soon be commenced. An inspec
tion of the Call building at Third and
Market streets disclosed the fset that
several floors wero in good condition
and could, after slight repairs, be used
The new Monadnock, on Market
street next to the Palace Hotel, was
found to be in firstclass condition, even
the woodwork in the interior being in
tact, and the owner, Herbert E. Law,
announced tonight that within ten days
he would be renting offices in this
building. The Monadnock is a large
structure of steel and brick almost com
pleted when the fire came. Marble
and lumber have been ordered from
L” s Angeles, and a big force of men
will rush the building to completion.
S T E E L M ILLS ARE CROW DED.
Structural Material for Bay City May
Be Made Abroad.
Pittsburg, Pa., April 23.— According
to Pittsburg steel men the rebuilding
of San Francisco may be greatly retard
ed on account of the inability of Pitts
burg steel mills to supply structural
shapes for the new city. The Carnegie
Steel Company and the Jones A Laugh-
tin Compnay, the big independent con
cerns, are already so crowded that they
have practically closed their order
books of delivery of building material
within eight months’ time.
Never before in the history of struc
tures has there been such a demand for
material as this year, and it ia feared
that it w ill be well nigh impossible for
the mills to take on additional work.
According to the local steel men, the
San Francisco people w ill be compelled
to go to Great Britain and Germany for
a large amount of their building mate
The mills of Germany are busy at
the pres, nt time, and w ill be able to
take on but little additional work
Those of Great Britain, however, will
be able to handle a great many of the
orders. On account of the high freight
rates from the east to the Pacific Coast
the foreign steel mills w ill he able to
deliver structural shapes at Han Fran
cisco as cheap and probably cheaper
than the local mills w ill he able to do.
The Pennsylvania and Lackawanna
Steel Companies and the Illinois Steel
Company w ill be able to handle some
of the work. I t is believed that the lo
cal mills w ill, if possible, attempt to
put aside some of their present orders,
in order to accommodate the more ur
gent work for San Francisco.
New San Francisco Soon to Rise
on Site ol Old
HOMELESS RECEIVE AMPLE FOOD
Only Deficiency in Suppliei Is Lack
o f Variety— People Are Fed in
8an Francisco, April 24.— The new
San Francisco, which w ill rise from the
ashee of the old, was in its first stages
of rebuilding today. After five days of
effort on the part of citizeoe of Califor
nia’s metropolis, the great task of shel
tering, feeding and otherwise cariog for
the homelesa thousands, complete order
has been re-eetabliahed and attention
turned to the future.
Throughout the great businees dis
trict, where the devastation of the
flames was the moet complete, walls
were being razed, buildings that had
not disintegrated before the intense
heat were being inspected with a view
to reoccupancy and ground was being
cleared even for the immediate con
struction of some sort of building in
which to resume buaineee at the earii-
est possible time.
In short, confidence has been restor
ed. The assurance of the insurance
companies, the measures taken by the
financial institutions, the prompt and
reassuring word that had reached the
business men of 8an Francisco from
Eastern financial centers— all the e
things went to clear away any feeling
of uncertainty that might have existed
I d the minds of the timid that Ban
Franciaco would not again be what it
was— the great center of popnlation
and business of the Pacific Coast.
The people were fed today in a thor
oughly businesslike and
manner. From the water front, where
the boats loaded with provisions dock
ed, there was an endless procession of
farts and drays carrying food to the
throughout the city and parks. At
these stations food and drink, bread,
prepared meats, canned goode, milk
and a limited amount of hot coffee was
served to all those who applied.
K ILLE D BY GUARDS.
M ajor H. C. Tilden, o f General Re
lief Committee, Shot.
San Francisco, April 24.— Major H.
C. Tilden, a member of Governor Par
dee’ s staff, one of the moet prominent
members of the general relief commit
tee, was shot and instantly killed in
his antomobile about 12 o’clock last
returning from Menlo
Park, by men supposed to be members
of the citizens’ patrol.
Hugo Alltschul, a coachman, who
was in the automobile, was cut in the
face by a bullet, and another hall
pierced the seat and struck R. G. Bea
man, acting Lieutenant of the Second
Company of the Signal Corps, in the
The shooting occurred at Twenty-sec
ond and Guerrero streets. Three men
suspected of having done the shooting
are under arrest at the police station at
Twenty-second and Mission streets.
Ban Jose, April 19.— One hundred
and fifty persons are reported killed in
this city. The entire business portion
ot the town bordered by Bt. James on
the north, Market on the west, Third
on the east and Han Fernando on the
south is a complete mass of ruins. The
city is under martial law, the streets
T A K IN G CARE O F H E A LTH .
are being patrolled by troops.
hospitals are crowded with dead and
FREE P L A N S FROM B O S T O N .
dying. The electric plant is badly de Many Will'ng W orkers to Improve
molished and the city ia in darkness.
Leading Architects Coming to O ffer
San Francisco, April 23.— The board
Ban Francisco, April 19.— Reports
from the interior are most alarming. of health reporta a very encouraging
Boston, Mass, April 24— Three of
Hanta Rosa, one of the most beautiful health condition, conaiderh.g the cir Boston’s leading architects w ill proceed
cities in the state, in the prosperous cumstances. Sickness is constantly on immediately to San Francisco, taking
county of Bonoma, is a total wreck. the decrease. There are very few con with them plans, specifications and
There are 10,000 homeless men, women tagious diseases, and these are being contracts of the city’ s most recent
and children, huddled together.
The attended at Deer Lodge in Golden Gate schoolhouees for the free use of San
loss of life la not to be estimated. It park. Sanitary conditions in the reel Francieco. Other parties of architects
w ill probably reach the thousands denes districte are being improved.
and draughtsmen are to be sent as got
A large corps of volunteers started at ten together.
The main street is piled many feet deep
with the fallen buildings.
Not one work yeeterday removing all cans of
The Boston Typographical Union
business block is left intact.
This de garbage to the curb*. Wagons were has voted $10,000 to lend San Francis
struction includes all the county build pressed into service today and the gar co employing printers to re establish
ings. Nothing is left.
What was not bage removed to the burned districts, their plants, in additiou to relief voted
destroyed by the earthquake was swept where it will be destroyed. Cesspools for union members.
are being dug.
Messengers bring the saddest tidings
Trust Menaces the Cattlemen,
from Healdahurg, Geyserville, Clover-
Helena, Mont., April 23.— The North
dale, H opland and Ukiah.
case the loss of life and property ia as Montana Roundup Association, com
posed of cattlemen in Northern Mon
shocking as here.
tana, and representing $10,000,000 in
Oakland, April 18.— Reports from die individual holdings, at its annual ses
tricts outside of San Francisco indicate sion todsy issued a manifesto, in which
Oakland, Cal., April 18.— Earth
San Jose, 50 the trusts, captains of indnstry and
quake and fire today have caused the miles south, lost many buildings and Wall street are severely criticised, A f
The an ter refeiring to the blight on the cattle
greatest calamity California has ever from 16 to 20 people killed.
known. In Ban Franciico alone it is nex of the Yendome hotel collapsed and industry, due, it is alleged, to the heel
estimated that 1,000 persons have per fires broke out.
trust, the statement is made that if
ished, while as many more are suffering
Stanford university and Palo Alto conditions are not better this season
suffered. At Stanford, many handsome many owners will have to go into bank
The entire business portion of the buildings were demolished and two ruptcy.
city is In ruins, and the flames which, people were killed. 8ix other students
owing to tbs lack of water, cannot be are lying In the Palo Alto hospital
C liff House Stands.
checked, except by blowing up with with braises, cuts and internal injuries.
San Francisco, April 23.— A thor
dynamite buildings in their pith, are
The courthouse at Redwood City ough inspection made by a representa
still sweeping through the city.
It is and other buildings collapsed.
Menlo tive of the Aaecoiated Press, who made
impossible at present to estimate the Park, Burlingame and other fashion the trip in an automobile, shows that
property loss, for the extent of the con able suburbs suffered. Santa Rosa, to comparatively little damage was done
flagration cannot be told until the fire the north, Napa, Vallejo and all towns in the vicinity of the Cliff. The Cliff
has burned itself out.
I around the bay were damaged.
House not only stands, bnt the damage
sustained by the earthquake shock to
Great Britain Interested.
Theater Houses Homeless.
this historic building w ill not exceed,
London, April 19.— The calamity
Oakland, April 19.— Thousands of scording to the etatement of Manager
which has befallen the people of Cali refugees rendered homeless hy the ter Wilk ne, $500. In fact, the escape of
fornia overshadowed ia Interest all rible calamity which has overtaken San 'he C liff House Is one of the enrions
topics ia the new*pepen here this Francisco, have come to this city.
On feature* of the disaster which has tys-
The newspapers published learning ol this, the Realty Hyndlcate fallen San Francisco.
long special dispatches describing the at once offered Idora park tor the nse
terrible effects of the earthquake, to of those left without shelter by the
Plan to Rebuild.
gether with descriptions of it and inter earthquake. The offer has been accept
San Francisco, April 2 3 .--Many of
views with Californians now visiting ed by the police and fire depart me its the moat substantial business men and
London. Following so soon upon the and 100 cost have been placed in the property owner* of San Francisco are in
eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the theater tor the nse of the refugees. Re consultation
earthquake shocks on the island of For- lief station* have been established at While the work of clearing away the
aaosa, the question of connection is the city haH and at the various parks debris goes forward a g est corps of
throughout the city.
draughtsmen w ill be hnsily occupied
preparing plans for the new bnildingt.
Thieves Shot Dead on Sight,
Inlurad Roam the Streets.
ft ia understood that James D. Phelan
i Francisco, April 19.— The city is
Ban Francisco, April 19.— A t the will he on of the first to rebuild on
martial law, and precaution* Southern Pacific hospital water is being Market street. Hi* plans are not com
sea taken to prevent disorder carried into the nnilding from outside plete.
and looting. Four thieves were shot sources lor the nse of the petients.
Says Dowds Cheated Him.
by soldiers this afternoon for looting. Mans people suffering from injurise are
Chicago, April 23.— James Burrock,
The soldiers have orders to shoot with seen cn the streets msking their way to
out wurulag any persons acting in a the different hospital*. The Episcopal of New Mex'co, today made complaint
At Eighteenth church, on Eleventh street, is badly to the Federal authorities that he had
and Valencia there is a crevice la the damaged, and at the Htudeheker Car
sn defrauded - by John Alexander
at rust sis test wide and entire sidewalks riage works, on Tenth and Market Dowi* out of a tom d ost to $20,000,
are torn up. The street car tracks err streets, the top story caved In, badly and that I t s mail* had been used in
i la at a standstill.
srrecking the entire building.
Irreparable Loss to Masons.
San Francisco, April 24.— The Ma
sons of California hare suffered an ir
reparable lose by fire. The Masonic
Temple on Post street was destroyed,
and with it went more than 150 por
traits of past grand officers. Five hun
dred hand-embroidered uniforms be
longing to members of California Com-
mandery, No. 1, weut up in the flames.
In addition to this the paraphernalia
and records of 20 Masonic bodies that
used the temple as a meeting place
were destroyed, as well as the records
of the grand lodge.
Look for Long Strike.
Wllkesharre, Pa., April 24.— In the
opinion of many of the anthracite
mineworkere, it w ill require an eight
months’ strike to defeat the operators.
This would continue ti.e suspension of
anthracite mining n n 'll the end of De
cember, calculating that a strike may
start soon after May 1. At the same
time a number of them agree that if, in
the event of a strike, the union is beat
en, it will be practically wiped ont and
that the work of unionising the men
would have to be commenced all over
Frea Rides on Street C art.
San Francisco, April 24.— The Unit
ed Railroeds has tendered the nse of
thewntire system to Mayor Schmlts for
the benefit ot the people daring the
crisis. Free transnortation
w ill be famished the people over tb*
line* of the company for themselves
and their haggaae. The company's
cars standing in the streets and all of
iU carbarns not destroyed are also free
tor the nse of the people for the pur
pose of shelter and lodging.
Revenue Office Opens.
Washington, April 24 — Telegrams
from revenue offices in Ban Francisco
state all records, stamp* and paper* of
their office are in good condition, and
that they will he ready for bnsineas to
morrow. A temporary internal reve
nue office w ill be opened in Oakland.
D E S T R U C TIO N G RO W S H O U R LY .
Firemen Blow Up Buildings — Frantic
People Flee fo r Safety.
San Francisco, April 19.— With each
succeding boar tbs devastation and de
struction in this stricken and prostrate
ruin of a city grows and grows. A t 6
o’clock tonight it seemed as if nothing
could save the comparatively small
portion of the city that yet remains un
burned. The entire business and whole
sale district is now only a glowing fur
nace, while the giant tongue* of flame
have reached westward far beyond Van
Ness avenue and are wiping out build
ings and seeking more to devour.
thronghout the north beach household
ers are burying household
throwing them into the ditches and
covering the holes. Attempts are made
to mark the graves of the property so
that it can be recovered after the flames
Chief of Police Dinan said be thought
250 would fully cover the number of
deaths. He found it impossible to se
About 50 bodies have
thus far been found.
There was much shooting of looters
today, but the offenders were fortunate
enough to escape with wounds.
There is a great shortage of the bread
supply in the city.
after a panic at the California-street
bakery, the police took possession of
the premises and it w ill be operated
under municipal control. At this place
men battled with women and children
in their efforts to each seize four and
five loaves of bread.
The police used
their clubs for the purpose of bringing
about an equitable distribution of the
BLAZE LIG H TS M ID N IG H T S K Y .
Conflagration Seen From Oakland
Oakland, Cal., April 19. — (M id
night) — At this hour the light from
burniug San Francisco does not appear
to have, diminished, and is almost, if
not quite, as brilliant as last night.
Although the flames have swept their
way three miles weetwaird from the
water front, the entire sky is illum i
nated by the glare of the unchecked
conflagration. There ia no wind and
only the fainteat suspicion of a breeie
here tonight, but it is said tnere is a
stiff breeze blowing over San Francisco
A gigantic colnmn of smoke hangs over
the desolated city, the apex forming
fantastic shapes thousands of feet in
the air and slowly drifting away to the
Althongh telegraphic communication
was established this evening with the
Ferry building on the San Franciaco
aide, only a very limited amount of
matter could be handled.
graph company would receive but a few
hundred words of press matter, giving
the wires over to pressing commercial
It is believed that by to
morrow morning additional facilities
will be had.
The telegraph companies are com
pletely swamped by the enormous vol
ume of messages reaching here, as well
as the crush of business filed for the
outside world. It ie unlikely there w ill
be any further news matter from San
Francisco before morning.
Money Pours In.
The following list ehows how the cit
ies of the United States are responding
to San Francisco's urgent need o' help:
Los Angeles, $200,000; Salt Lake,
$100,000; Sacramento, $50,000; Port
land, $100,000; Indianapolis, $10,000;
Spokane, $5,000; Stockton, $20,000;
Seattle, $40,000; Pittsburg, $50,000;
Omaha, $10,000; Goldfield, Nev., $10,-
000; Tacoma, $10,000; Eugene, $2,000.
Besides these John D. Rockefeller
has given $100 000;
Mackay, $100,000, and the Andrew
Carnegie hero fund, $25,000. There
are also thousands of telegrams pouring
into San Francisco from all parts uf the
United States telling of funds being
Find Shelter at Berkely.
Berkeley, Cal., April 19.— Tonight
Berkeley is packed with over 1,000 re-
fngeee who bave been brought across
the bay to escape the horrors of the
San Francisco conflagration. Ih e home
less and hungry are fed at the station
from long benches provided by the
citizens’ relief committee, which in
cludes representatives of all the fra-
tenal and religious organizations in
The women students and pro
fessors of the State university are doing
great work for the sufferers, and to
night are finding shelter for all.
Wreck o f Asylum,
Oakland, April 19.— Dr. Clark, su
perintendent of the San Francisco coun
ty hospital, telephoned the Associated
Press headquarters in Oakland tonight
concerning the situation at the Agnews
insane asylum near San Jose. Dr.
Clark said that 11 employes and officers
of the institution. Including Drs. K elly
and Gell, were killed and 20 injured.
Among the patients were 55 killed and
All the buildings were
want to Agnews in an antomobile, tak
ing four nurses with him.
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST
M O N E Y AND FOOD.
FO UR C AR S S E N T .
People o f Oregon Coming to Front Salem Housewives Bak* Bread and
Bakaries Give Stocks.
With Help tor Needy.
Salem— This city forwarded the fol
Portland.— Provisions in large sup
ply are pouring I ».to the relief funds in lowing to aid San Franciaco sufferers:
a large number of Oregon towns. One carload of potatoes, one carload of
Many cars have been filled with a vari flour, one carload of bread and other
ety of edibles, including prepared food, provisions, one car of breadstuff* and
eggs, bacon, rice, loaves of bread by two carloads of bread and potatoes. In
the thousand, besides flour and pota addition to this, citisena of Bbaw are
making up a carload of provisions, and
Cook ug utensils, stoves, blankets and the citisena of Pratum a carload of po
clothing have been given and purchased tatoes. Cash subscriptions have been
in considerable quantities, and w ill ar raised in Balem, amounting to $3500.
rive in the Bay City as fast as the Practically every houaewile in Salem
trains can be moved south. Collections has baked bread, and the bakeries have
of money are still going forward and delivered over their entire Stock.
more supplies and funds w ill be for prisoners in tbe penitentiary have sub
scribed $75 and proffered a l their blan
keta, and to go without bread if neces
Portland aid for San Francisco and
sary. Salem w ill continue to eend sup
the other stricken California cities will
plies every day while there ie need.
probably exceed the valne of $250,000.
Not lees valuable than the money to be
Corvallis Load* a Car.
spent in the sympathy and love for hu
mankind that prompts the voluntary
Corvallia— Corvallis citizens hastily
gifts lor relief. Reports from San assembled at the Courthouse upon in
Francisco show that her people have formation that an organized effort in
been touched by the prompt steps taken thie state wae being made for the relief
for their help by neighbor states.
of San Francisco. At thie meeting ar
rangements were completed for loading
a car with provisions and starting it to
Jacksonville Raises a Fund.
its destination. The Initial contribu
Medford.— At a meeting of the citi
tions from Corvallis include ten tone of
zens of Jacksonville at the City Hall
flour, 400 bnehels of potatoes, 31 cases
$750 was subscribed in less than ten
of eggs, 300 pounds of bacon, 1000
minotee for the relief of San Francisco
loaves of bread. Other supplies will
sufferers. The amount has been in
creased through the efforts of the com
mittee to $1250, and will exceed $1600. La Grande Gathers Three Carload*.
The ball team contributes its savings,
La Grande— A maes meeting by the
and a benefit game with Ashland is citixens of La Grande, held at tbe Com
now in progress. A ll branches of the mercial Club for the purpose of raising
Masonic order and the I. O. O. F., A. funds for the relief of the San Francieco
O. U. W., Red Men, Jacksonville Elks sufferers Committees were appointed
and Native Daughters contributed lib to canvass the city and a carload of
erally. There was no rivalry between Sour and one of potatoes subscrib'd A
the business men, but all gave freely carload of mixed goods will follow.
and liberally, and made their contribu Cash contributions amounted to $1,100,
tions with as much pleasure as if it had with more to lollow. The local lodge
been for their own people.
of Elks has sent $100 end the Wood
men of America raised a fund of $50.
feland City has donated a carload of
Collections at The Dalles.
The Dalles.— Circulation of the re provisions, which w ill be forwarded.
lief committee’ s list has brought the
Refugees Arriving at Eugene.
amount subscribed up to $5160. A
Eugene— Relief work to aid the suf
large section of the town is yet uncan-
vaseed. In addition to this, the city ferers at San Francisco continues here
and county w ill each subscribe $600. and several cars of supplies have al
Besides the three carloads of provisions ready
shipped from here, a carload of pota amount to about $3,000, and the fund
toes and rice nlready loaded in Port is still growing. Several parties have
land for a local firm was purchased hy received word from relatives in the
the committee, who ordered them sent city. A ll are reported safe.
from that city to San Francisco. Three from here are in th# city. Refugees
thousand loaves of bread were express are arriving in the Valley, a man and
wife from San Joee, who loet their
ed from local bakeries to Oakland.
property, has obtained work here.
W ork Supplied for Refugees.
Oregon C ity— Several refugees from
Chemawa Students Give Bread.
San Francisco are here. They were re
Chemawa— The Indian pupils of the
ceived at the depot by Mayor Caufield training school here sent 830 loaves of
and other members of the citizens’ re bread, being their first consignment for
lief committee. Employment was pro tbe benefit of the California sufferers.
cured for a number of the men at the This consignment was sent by Wells-
paper mills, while others were given Fargo, and w ill be followed by others
positions at other labor. The local re from day to day as fast as the floor pur
lief committee is continuing its work of chased can he baked into bread in the
collecting clothing and supplies for school oven hy the Indian bakers.
shipment to California tu relieve the
Cooking Utensils from Union.
Union—A special meeting of the
Salmon Better Than Money.
Astoria— The caeb subscriptions made City Council adopted sympathetic reso
by the citizens of Astoria to the San lutions with the San Francieco sufferers
Francisco relief fund amount at the aud a committee of 50 was appointed
present time to about $2850, and be to secure contributions for the relief of
sides this the Lower Columbia River the victims. The committee loaded
cannerymen have donated 725 cases of one car of provisions, stoves, cooking
canned salmon. Two carloads of can utensils, blankets and clothing and an
ned salmon have been shipped.
An other carload of flour.
other car of salmon will be shipped and
the committee promises to raise anoth
Supplies Ready at Cottage Grove.
Cottage Grove.— The committee ap
pointed to solicit funds for San Fran
cisco relief at the mass meeting has sj -
enred $550. A carload of supplies was
purchased, consisting mostly of flour,
potatoes and bacon, and weut by the
Roseburg Raises S I,500.
Roeeburg— Roseburg responds nobly
to the call for help by the sufferers at
San Francisco by contributing $1500
for relief. A carload of provisions,
bread, clothing, bedding and tents have
been forwarded. Drain puts in the
Arlington Raises $600,
hands of the relief committee a good
Arlington.— At a maes meeting $600
collection. A large nnmber of Rose in caeb was subacribed for San Francie
burg citixens are in San Francisco, but co. Mr. Smith and Smythe A Son,
all are reported saved.
sheepmen, each gave $100.
Clothing In the Carload.
Oregon City— The citizen’ s commit
tee has forwarded another carload of
potatoes, flour, blankets and clothing.
The women of the city have organized
and collected a great quantity of cloth
ing. One of the largest local contribu
tors is the Oregon City Manufacturing
Company, which, in cash and blankets,
has contributed about $1,000.
Good Things from Hillsboro.
Hillsboro— The citixens of Hillsboro
dispatched a 60-ton car laden with po
tatoes, flour, evaporated cream, bacon,
beans, blankets and clothing, and rep
resenting a cash outlay of $600, to the
relief of the San Francisco sufferers.
The committee named by Mayor Corne
lius raised the necessary amonnt in a
Canvassing at New berg.
Newberg— At a meeting ol the citi-
sens of Newberg called by E. H. Wood
ward, president of the Board of Trade,
it waa decided to send two carloads of
potatoes to the 8an F raccii'o sufferers.
Liberal subscriptions were taken at the
meeting and a committee was appoint
ed to maze farther canvass.
M edford Shipped by Firat Train,
Medford—On hearing of San Fran
cisco’s need, Medford dispatched one
car of snppliee to Ban Francisco by tbe
first relief train. As soon aa possible
thereafter a mas* meeting waa held and
arrangements made to send other can
aa fast aa it could be learned what waa
P O R T L A N D M A R K E TS .
Wheat— Club, 70c; bluestem, 70®
71c; rtd, 68c; valley, 68®69c.
Oats — No. 1 white feed, $27 50;
gray, $27 per ton.
Barley — Feed, $23.50624 per ton;
brewing, $24024.60; rolled, $24.60®
Hay — Eastern Oregon timothy,
choice, $ 15® 16 per ton; valley tim
othy, $12; clover, $7.50418; cheat,
$6®7; grain hay, $ 7 08 ; alfalfa, $12.
Frnita — Apples, $email@example.com per box;
strawberries, $2.50 per crate.
Vegetables— Aeparagns, 814@12)4c
per ponnd; cabbage, 2 % @ 2 % c per
pound; cauliflower, $2.25 per crate;
celery, 75®90e per dosen; besd lettuce,
26c per dosen; onions, 10®15c per
dosen; rtdisher, 20® 25c per dosen;
rhubarb, 3 ® 4c per ponnd; spinach,
90 per box; parsley, 25c; turnips, $1®
1.25 per sack; carrots, 65® 75c per
sack; beets, 85c®$1 per sack.
Onions— No. 1, $1®1.15 per sack;
No. 2, nominal.
Potaoes— F.incy graded buibinka,
65075c per hundred; ordinary, 60®
60c; new California, 5c per pound.
Batter— Fancy [creamery, 1 7 )*® 20c
Eggs— Oregon ranch, 16)4®17c per
War Department la Prompt.
Washington, April 19. — Prompt ac-
t on l aa been taken bv the War de
partment in extending to the earth
quake .«offerer* of 8an Francisco all
available resource* to relieve want and
to provide ahelter. Two hundred thou
sand ration* have been directed to be
sent from Vancouver barracks to Ban
Franciaco, and a large number of tents
from Vancouver and other military
poets. The anpplia* w ill be forwarded
with all tha expedition possible.
Poultry— Average old hens, 14015c
per pound; mixed chickens, 1314014c;
broilers, 22)4®30c; young roosters,
121*013,-; old roofters. 1101114c;
dressed chicken*. 15®16)4c; tnrkeys,
live, 17018c; tnrkeys, dressed, choice,
21022c; gee##, live. 8010c; geeae,
P u rt* from Bohemian Miners.
dressed, 10011c; i^pcks, 17018c.
Cottaga Grove— Tbe m inen of Bohe
Hope—Oregon, 1905, 8010c; olda,
mian raised $100 and sent it down to
#> 4 «7 e.
succor tbs Ban Franciaco needy. This
Wool— Eastern Oregon avenge beet,
contribution came without solicitation.
The sawmills np Row River have also 16020c; valley, 24026c p #7 prnnd;
mohair, choice, 28030c.
contributed a carload of lumbar.
Treasure at Mint is Safa.
Washington, April 1».— The United
State* mint at Ban Francisco escaped
«•rione damage from the earthquake
and the conflagration.
Ita stock of
gold, ailver and bullion, amounting to
about $39,000,000, ia sala.
Vsnl— Dressed, 3 )4 0 7 14c per pound.
Beef— Drsetm) balls, 3e p v pound;
Glendale Add* a Carload.
Gleodale—-The citiisoa of this city eowa, 4!406>4e; country staen, 606c.
responded to the call for aid by ship
Mnttoa— Dressed, fancy, 914010c per
ping a carol ad of provisions on one of pound; ordinary, 6 0 7 c ; lambs, with
th* supply trains passing for Ban Fran pelt on, 1001014c.
Pork— Dressed, 6 0 S )4 e per ponnd.