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NEWS OF THE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for Our
A Resume o f the L ess Important but
Not L ess Interesting Events
o f the Past Week.
R epresentative Huff, of P e n n s y l
vania. is seriously ill.
Rockefeller has given a n o th e r $500,-
000 to the Rockefeller institute.
Chinese of San F ran cisco are o r
ganizing a b o y co tt ag ain st the J a p
T ru ste e s of S tan fo rd u n iv ersity have
set aside $500,000 for the p u rch ase of
T h e e m p lo y m en t of union m en as
in specto rs m ak es railroad m an ag e rs
An e arth q u ak e lasting 20 seconds
w as felt at Marysville, Cal. N o d a m
age was done.
A ru n aw ay Brooklyn boy has just
return ed hom e a fter 20 y ears ' absence
H e is a millionaire.
Ice in B ering S tra its has b ro k en up
and steam er traffic to the n o rth will
be m ore reg u lar now.
T h e larg est balloon ever con structe d
has ju st been finished at Danville, III.
W h e n inflated it is 150 feet high.
A G erm an has ju s t been arrested
who. it is believed, was a tte m p tin g to
reach the kaiser to assassin ate him.
Samuel G om pers, p residen t of the
A m erican F ed eratio n of L abor, b it te r
ly d enounces c on gress fur not passing
the bills d em an d ed by the laboring
A false alarm of a dynamite plot
caused a pauie iu one of Chicago’s
Arizona democrats have indorsed
Bryan and approved F o r a k e r ’s stand
West V irg in ia’s democratic dele
g atosat-hirge havo been instructed to
vote for Bryan.
The A rkansas river is over it banks
at several plaees in Arkansas and flood
ing bottom lands.
A severe wind storm hns swept over
Clay county, Kansas, but very little
damage was done.
Tornatloos th a t
northwest of Guthrie brought great
damage to crops ami farm property.
A gale of wind a t Chicago preceded
an electrical storm which did consul
erahle damage in all parts of the city
Dallas, Tex., is without lights or
drinkable water. Residences in the de
v astated district have been robbed by
Butte members of the G. A. R. have
been aroused because one of the
ehurehes has been tendered to Emma
Goldman for her lectures.
D ynam iters wrecked the big pipe
line th a t conveys water from Bonita
Mountains, Now Mexico, to < 'arrizozo,
N. M. Repairs are being made. This
pipe line cost $1,000,000.
Rear-A dmiral Crowninshield, retired,
F'rance and Germany have agreed on
a plan for the pacification o f Morocco.
H oarst is gaining in the recount of
New York mayoralty ballots of the
A typhoon at Hankow, China, cost
more th an 1,000 lives and wrecked 500
A Columbus. Ohio, boy invented a
machine with which he has made sev
eral successful flights.
San Francisco supervisors are check
ing up the city treasu rer’s accounts. He
is alleged to be short $27,500.
Jo hn son 's managers predict his n om
ination for democratic presidential can
didate on the second or third ballot.
A tornado which swept Alfalfa coun
ty. Okla.. killed 14 people and injured
many others, besides doing much d am
age to property.
The Belgian consular agent at Rabat.
Morocco, has been maltreated by r.a
lives and his home government is likely
to take energetic action.
J. C. Stubbs says our Oriental trade
is threatened if the ruling o f the inter
state commerce commission regarding
freight rates on western roads holds.
Mrs. Carrie Nation has been arrested
Chester. Pa., is having trouble with
«treet car men.
Two cruisers and five torpedo boats
have left San Francisco for Portland.
A company of militia is to he o rg an
ized at Honolulu, the first for the isl
S en ato r Bailey, of Texas, will go to
the democratic national convention as
T w o U tah mining companies are
fighting over a silver m^ie said to be
Senator F o rak er is favoring Roose-
veit for another term, as he dislikes
him less th an Taft.
A man has ju st been arrested in
Michigan for a m urder committed in
C olorado 15 years ago.
An ex-m ember o f the United States
secret service is in trouble at Flagstaff,
Arizona, for trying to exto rt money
The troops o f the pretender to the
Morocco thr ne have looted all the gov
em inent buildings and houses o f the
While preparations were in progress
for the funeral o f a Kansas City m*’’-
the supposed corpse sat up and a s k c l
for a drink.
G reat Falls, Mont., Ju n e 2.— T he
hold-up of th e n o rthb oun d G reat
N o r th e r n train at the stockyards,
a b o u t a mile and a half from this
city, was the work of three boys, who
n o w occupy cells in the city jail. A
fo u rth youth, who admits having a s
sisted in planning the hold-up, but
who took no active part, is also a
prisoner. T h e qu aret have made a
complete confession to the po'ice. T he
names of the four boys are: Albert
H atch, aged 15; William Randall,
aged 17: H a r r y Rheams, aged 15, and
G eorge Cresswell. aged 10
A ccording to the story told by Ran
dall. R heam s and Cresswell. the hold
up was planned and carried out under
the g en eralsh ip of Hatch, th e young
est of the four, who is said to have
turn ed the switch, ord ered the engi
peer to back up and to have gone
th r o u g h the p ass en g er coaches with
th e conductor, forcing the la tte r at
the point of a gun to collect from the
passengers. A ccording to the o th er
boys, it was also H atch w ho shot
D em psey
C o n d u cto r
R heam s stated th at H atch , after
th ey had left the scene of the hold
up, pro posed th a t th ey cross Sun
river to the M o n tan a C entral line and
ho'd tip p assen ger train No. 226 front
Butte, which was due in tw o or th rer
hours. Because he d em u rred , Rheams
states, Hatch d rew His revolver and
threatened to kill him.
He was dissuaded front the second
attem pt at train robbery by the tw o
youth-, who w ere with him
T h e stories told by the boys, with
the exception of H atch, agreed in the
main details. T h e y state th at the
hold-up was planned two nigh ts b e
fore. it being decided to rob the train
the first dark night.
BIG RAIL C O N T R A C T .
Illinois C entral to S p en d $ 1 , 4 5 0 , 0 0 0
for New Steel.
Birm ingham . Ala.. Jun e 2.—T a n
gible evidence of genero us p r o p o r
tions that p rosperity is r e t u rn in g is
given in the fact th a t the Illinois C e n
tral R ailroad com pany, in connection
with the op en ing yesterd ay of its new
line betw een Chicago, B irm in g h am
and A tlanta, has placed a c o n tr a c t for
52,000 to n s of steel rails, to cost
T h e con tract goes to the T en n essee
Iro n ik Coal com pany, and is th e larg
est o rd er since th e financial depres
sion set in. O n ly one c o n tract, that
of the P enn sy lv ania, ta kes rank with
T h e official an n o u n cem en t th at the
Illinois C en tra l has decided to ignore
w hat rem ain s of the financial d e p re s
sion is likely to set the pace for o th er
large sy stem s w hich have been w ith
holding similar orders until conditions
are fully norm al.
T h is c o n tr a c t will enable the steel
mills here to open additional plants
and give im m ed iate w ork to m ore
th a n tw o th o u s a n d skilled men w ho
have been idle for some time. In an
indirect way it will start the wave of
p ro s p e rity ov er the entire South, p u t
tin g a large am ou nt of m oney into
im m ediate circulation and stim ulating
all so rts of business.
F E A R S FO R S H IP .
S t e a m e r V aderland Is R e p o rte d Sunk
With All On B oard.
Paris. Jun e 2 — A special dispatch
to the Petit Jo u rn al from Brussels
says that it is rum o red th e Red Star
ste a m e r V ad erlan d has been wrecked
in the N o rth sea in a dense fog. T h ere
i r e 1600 p ass en g ers aboard.
L loyd's does not confirm this news,
which, how ever, comes from w hat is
usually co nsidered a m o s t reliable
source. T h e re were th ree collisions
in the N o rth sea today, and p a s s e n
g ers on the D o v c r-O ste n d mail packet
d eclare th a t th e y saw a vessel cast
aw ay on th e G oodw in sands.
N ew York, Jun e 2.—N o official co n
firmation could be obtained to n ig h t in
this city of th e rep o rt of the w recking
of the steam er V aderland in the N o rth
sea. T h e offices of the In te rn a tio n a l
M ercan tile Marine, which co n tro ls the
Red S tar t.ine. and the offices of the
Red S ta r Line com p any w ere closed.
T h e Red S ta r steam er V ad erland
was due to sail from A n tw erp for
New Y o tk M ay 20. A ccording to
schedule she would have reached D o
ver on Sunday, from which p o rt she
would he re p o r te d on her arrival. LTp
to a late ho ur S unday night she had
not been reported.
Plurality Over Cake Will Reach
1,000 or More.
UNIVERSITY APPROPRIATION SAFE
C a k e ’s Big Lead in Lane.
Eugene. June X.— Meager returns from
Eugene and Springfield precincts give
Cake 239 and Chamberlain 112 for
United States senator.
representative, has lsU to 50. Hawley's
majority will increase in this propor-
ti n until all returns are in The legis
lative ticket will likely be L. E. Bean,
W. W Calkins, A. H. Eaton. Eaton
leads the ticket.
'1 he vote oil the university bill is 228
for and 17 against. The single tax
amendment stands 109 for and 145
against. The majority against the tax
will probably increase in greater pro
portion as the count progresses.
Justice of th r Supreme C ourt—
Robert S. Bean. Republican
Oregon Dairy and Food Com ••
missioner—J. W. Bailey, Repub- ■■
Railroad Commissioner First ••
Congressional District — Thomas *|
X K Campbell. Republican.
•j* Railroad Commissioner, Second ••
V Congressional D istrict—Clyde B. "
$ Aitchison. Republican.
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P o rtlan d , Ju n e 2.— G o v e rn o r Cham
bcrlain. D em o crat, has carried the
state of O r e g o n for U n ited S ta te s sen
a to r ov er H. M. Cake, Republican,
by a m a j o ri ty ra n g i n g fro m 1000 to
1200 . R e tu rn s from all the counties
a re nearly en o u g h co m p lete to leave
no question of the result. C h am ber
lain has been successful in 14 out of
th e 33 counties, as follow s: Baker,
C lackam as, C latsop, C roo k, Douglas.
Ja c k s o n , Jo s ep h in e, Lincoln, Linn,
M alheur, M arion, M u ltn o m a h , Folk
and U nion, and p ro b a b ly in Lake.
Mr. Cake has carried the rem aining
is counties, tb u t his av e ra g e plu rali
ties are m uch sm aller th a n his o p p o
nent's. T h e largest m a rg in given by
an y co u n ty for th e R epublican candi
d a te w as 500 in L ane, w here the u n
po p u lar actio n of th e D em ocratic g o v
e r n o r in veto in g the s tate university
ap p ro p r ia tio n had a g re a t influence on
th e voters. C ake’s sm allest plurality
was IS in Benton. T h e co unty of
Baker, which the P o r t la n d Republican
c a n d id a te for s e n a to r carried by a
large p lurality in th e prim aries, r e
versed its friendly a ttitu d e to w ard s
him and gave his rival m o re th an 300.
T h e same result occurred iu C lacka
mas. T h e eastern O r e g o n counties,
how ever, as a rule, alth o u g h they
were for Fulton in the prim aries, gave
th e R epublican can d id a te pluralities,
a | t h o u f h th ey w ere sm all in nearly
every instance. Um atilla, however,
which is th e home of S e n a to r F ulton's
s t ro n g e s t friends, rolled up over 30n
for the m an w ho beat him in April
W asco, w hich was y e ste rd a y though:
to have gone for C ham berlain, conies
th r o u g h finally with a small plurality
H aw ley, Republican, is elected to
c o n g re s s in th e first d istrict by 15 000
o r m ore, and Ellis. Republican, by
15.000 or m o re in the second district.
Bean, Republican, for su prem e judge,
has a very large vote, having no o p
position, while Bailey. Republican, for
food an d dairy com m issioner, wins by
25.000 to 30.000. Campbell. Republi
can, is successful for railroad c o m m is
sion er in the first district, and A itchi
son, Republican, fur railroad c o m m is
sioner. for the secon d district, has
5000 or m o re plurality.
F ifty -tw o m e m b e rs of the legisla
tu re are for S ta te m e n t No. 1. includ
in " K ay of M arion and Bonebr.ake of
B enton, w ho are pledged c o n d itio n al
ly. A m a jo rity of the legislature is 46.
P luralities for S e n a to r :
B aker .................
B enton ............... ...............
C lackam as . . . .
C latsop .............
C olum bia .......... ............... 150
C ham berlain T a k e s J a c k s o n .
Jacksonville. Ju n e 1.— In dications
are th at C ham berlain has carried
Ja c k s o n cou nty by 200 m ajority. Haw-
a y 500. T h e university a p p ro p r ia
tion carries by a m ajo rity of tw o to
one. Single tax lost.
Gilliam Lines Up for " D r y s . ”
A rlin g to n , Ju n e 1.— Much in terest
was m anifested in the election here
today, and 110 votes, the heaviest cast
for several years, w ere polled. C andi
d ates an d th eir in terests have been a
secondary co nsideration, the stru ggle
being betw een the saloon forces and
the tem p eran ce people
It is general
ly a d m itte d that Gilliam cou nty will
M o rro w G oes Prohibition.
H e p p n e r, Ju ne 1.— It is conceded
that Cake has the cou nty by a good
majority, and Ellis is very strong.
Phelps, for district a tto rn ey , has the
co u n ty by a small m ajority. T he
Cham county is conceded for prohibition by
bcrlain 100 or more. A big vote out in H epp
ncr, far above registration.
C ak e 2 to I in Columbia.
St. Helens, June 1.— N o outside p r e
cinct« have been heard from. Cake
is run ning tw o to one in U nion p re
150 cinct, and will p ro b ab ly carry the
cou nty by b etter th a n the Republican
7.5 estim ate of 300. W e ts will carry
Union precinct and pro bably the
C urrv ................. ..............
D ouglas .............
Gilliam ............... ...............
G rant .................
H a rn e v .............
Cleveland G oes H ome.
L ak ew o od. N. J . Jun e 2 --F.x P r e s i losepltine ........
dent G rover Cleveland, w ho has been Kl i mat It .......... ..............
confined to th e L ak ew o od H otel for L ake ...................
tw o m o n th s w ith an atta c k of rheu
matic gout and acute indigestion, has
sufficiently recov ered from his illness M alheur ............
to leave here to day for his hom e in Marion ..............
P rinceton. T he trap was m ade in M ultnom ah
Jo h n H ays H a m m o n d ’s large touring M o rrow ............ ................
Mr Cleveland was accompanied Polk .....................
by Mrs Cleveland and Dr. G. Rowe S herm an .......... ............... 100
R ockw ood, w ho has been a lte rn a tin g T illam ook ........
with Dr J o s e p h T B ryant, the family U m atilla ..........
. . . . .3.1«
physician.’ in carin g for th e patient.
W allow a ..........
W a sc o ................. .............
C lo se to a Mile a Minute.
L o s Angeles. Jun e 2 -T h e two W a sh in g to n . . . ............... 160
d ays' a u to m eet held in this city was W h e e le r ............. ................ 12.4
u n p re c e d e n te d success, several Yamhill ............ ............... 170
th o u s a n d people being in attendance
T o ta ls ........
it to d ay 's races
T he C oast record
C ham berlain's plurality. 1356,
for 50 ’ miles on a circu lar track,
hr. ken vesterd.iv. was equaled today
b y R alph H am lin w ho drove a 42
United S ta te s C hina’s Ally.
h o rsep o w er, six-cvlinder car 50 m ile'
San F rancisco. Ju n e 1 —“ Give China
in 57 minute« and 42 second«
Ham 10 y ears m ore of peace and at the end
fin made this record y esterday during of th a t period China and th e United
the last 50 miles of the too-mi'e race, S tates could m ake a c o m bination iff
and made the same time today
pow er th a t w ould c o m m a n d and in
sure th e peace of the w orld.” Ng
F o on Chew, ed ito r of a C hinese n e w s
F oot o f S n ow in Nevada.
Ely. Nev . Jun e S —T h e heaviest paper. said this and m o re about the
«now storm sinck last w in te r was ex- relation« of hi« nativ e c o u n try and
" e - i e n ' e d here last night. Fully a A m erica in delivering an address on
f o o t o f «now fell T he «form was gen " P r o g re s s iv e C hina" before th e men «
eral b etw een Ely and C ohre No dam assem bly at th e H a m ilto n Square
B aptist church.
age was rep orted .
M l USE IH S H lj
C ham berlain G ets Baker.
Baker City. Ju ne 1.— Chamberlain
has carried Baker co u n ty by about 400
m ajo rity if the present ratio c o n
Ruef’s Confederates Wreck ^
land Houses of Gallagher,
Slight Lead in R oseburg.
Roseburg. Ju n e 1 — C ham berlain has
a slight lead iu this city. Indications
are the to w n will go wet.
WOULD INTIMIDATE STAR WITNESS
Result in Multnomah.
P ortland, Ju ne 2 —G ov ern o r C h a m
berlain has carried M ultn om ah county
for sen ato r by a m ajo rity of probably
1000 over 11 M. Cake, the Republican
nominee. Incom plete re tu rn s at 3
o'clock this m o rn in g give C h a m b e r
lain 3152, and Cake 2902, a lead of 250
votes, with the count one-fifth co m
Rivaling the senatorial election in
in terest was the vote on district a t
torney. J o h n M anning, incum bent of
the office and candidate for re-elec
tion, has been defeated by Mttnicpal
Ju d g e G eorge J C ameron, the R epu b
Union P robably fo r C ake.
lican nomineee, by a m ajo rity of p r o b
La G rande, Ju n e 1.— P rio r to 11 ably 3000.
o ’clock it is im possible to gain figures
Umatilla in Doubt.
except to show the tendencies of the
Pendleton. June 1.—Partial election re
Cake and C ham berlain are
ru n n in g a close race, with Cake lead turns at midnight indicate that Umatilla
ing by five and ten m ajo rities in the county has gone dry by less than 200
in com pleted precincts. Proh ib ition is majority. The wets have carried Pen
going to c a rr y here by so m eth in g like dleton. but will not go out of here with
enough to overcome the strong vote
loo unless signs fail.
against them throughout the county.
Cake is only about 20 ahead of Cham-
W a sc o fo r C h am b erlain .
berlain and it will take an official count
T h e Dalles. Ju n e 1. T h e m eager to determine who Has carired the county.
re tu rn s available indicate th at C h a m
berlain has carried W asco cou nty over
C ak e Ahead in J o s e p h in e .
Cake by a probable m a jo rity of 250,
Grant s Pass. June 1 —T od ay’s elec
o th erw ise the Republican ticket has
carried th ro u g h o u t the c utnty. R e tion has lieen exceedingly interesting
publican re p resen tativ e in c ongress and the heaviest vote in the history of
will receive a large m ajority. T h e Josephine county was polled. Cake is
university a m e n d m e n t has probably running ahead in all precincts heard
carried, while the single tax m easure from and will probably carry the county
by about 300. It looks like the univer
sity appropriation would carry, but
counting is going along very slowly and
C ham b erlain H as Gilliam.
Condon, Ju ne 1.— P a rtia l re p o rts returns are problematical.
from every precinct in Gilliam cou nty
Result Doubtful in Marion.
point to a victory for Cham berlain,
Salem, June 1.—Partial returns from
who is leading Cake 2 to 1. T h e vote
on local option is close, w ith a light 23 precincts in Marion county show that
vote on the am en d m en ts . B urd ett the entire Republican ticket has received
and Collier for pro s ecu tin g a tto rn e y a majority, with the possible exception
of United States senator, upon which
are ru nn in g neck and neck.
the vole will be close. The legislative
ticket, composed of three Statement No.
C a k e G ets M alh eu r..
Vale, J u n e 1.—T h e re tu rn s from 1 men and two Republican voters'
M alheur co u n ty at 11 o'clock arc: choice candidates, has been elected.
The vote so far as received shows: Cake,
Cake, 90; C ham berlain , 115; El is, lit); 828 ; Chamberlain, 906.
Jeffries. 90; Bean, 180 ; Bailey, 95;
E m ery, 9 0 ; representative, II. O.
C ake Will C arry Klamath,
Klamath falls. June 1 —A heavy vote
T he university bill will probably
carry by 400. T h e single tax a m e n d was cast throughout Klamath county
Incomplete returns from five
m ent is lost by prob ab ly 1000 .
precincts indicate th at Cake will carry
the county and that prohibition will be
C a k e C a r r i e s C o o s.
a close contest. The University appro
Marshfield. Ju n e 1.— F ew retu rn s priation carries 5 to 1.
are in at this hour. In dications are,
how ever, th a t Cake will carry Coos
C ak e Ahead in Harney.
cou nty by a small m ajority, pro bably
June 1.—W ith 103 votes
not over 200. N early 4000 votes were
cast in the county. O th e r R epub li counted in this precinct. Cake has 50 and
cans on the state ticket will carry by Chamberlain 32. Three outside pre
500 to 600. M arshfield and N o rth cincts give Cake 70, Chamberlain 70,
Bend will be against prohibition, but leaving Cake 18 ahead. The same per
the result in the entire cou nty will be centage will give Cake a lead of over
very close. B oth w et and dry fac 100. Local option is running close.
Democrats concede Cake the county by
tions claim a victory.
S ta t e m e n t No. I H as a S afe Lead -
C lo se Race in Linn.
Hawley and Ellis fo r C o n g re s s
Albany, June 1.—Complete returns
have not yet been received from a single
Many New Dry S p o ts.
precinct in Linn county. The vote at
this hour indicates that Cake and Cham
berlain are running close.
C a k e Leads in Benton.
United States Senator—George y
J. K. Chamberlain, Democrat.
Corvallis, June 1.— Meager returns
Representative First Cougres- •• give Cake 290, Chamberlain 278. Re
£ sional District—Willis C. Hawley, £ tu rns indicate the election of Bonebrakc
as representative by more than 100 .
Con- •• Nothing is obtainable on the university
T gressional District—VV. R. Ellis, " appropriation bill or single tax issue.
C ak e L eads in Ashland.
A shland, Ju n e 1 — F'irst 65 votes
counted give Cake 32, Cham berlain
28; pro hibition 30, against prohibition I
Polk Will Give C ham b erlain 100.
Dallas. Ju ne 1.— Six precincts c o m
plete in Polk c o u n ty give Cake 194,
C ham berlain 178; H a w le y 229, W h i t
ney tt3. It is expected th at later r e
tu rn s will take aw ay Cake's lead and
give C ham berlain a m arg in of about
1 0 0
Late C ount in Tillamook,
Tillam ook, June 1.— L a te results to
night are as follows: H awley, 157;
Whitne.v, 51; Cake. 201; Cham berlain,
170 ; B arret. 170; Kuykendall, 62;
Reals. ** 1 ; Rlanchard. 57; C hristianson.
13; I.atighlin. 92. U niv ersity will
lose, th ree to one.
Lincoln F av o rs C ak e.
T o led o Ju ne 1.—Cake has u n d o u b t
edly carried Lincoln county. P r o h i
bition i« very close, hut will probably
win. T h e w ea th e r was fair an d the
P la s te r P o rtra its Popular.
L ond on. Ju ne 2 — P laster p o rtraits
' r e the fashionable form of “c o u n t e r
feit p re s e n tm e n t" in L ond on
are done in the form of m iniature
husts or bas-reliefs, at the low price
of half a guinea l $2.50) apiece T hey
are m odeled by clever arrisls from the
s i ' t r r in 45 minute«
In these tiny
pieces of «culpture—they are only
about «ix inches high— the detai1» of
costum e are modeled with ch arm ing
M any society people have
, started collections
E x -P res id en t of Board of Super»*,,
Had J u s t Closed a $25,000
Deal -Second Outrage.
supervisors and the prosecution’s *
witness in the bribery-graft cases, J
Perkins and Belmont streets this co
were wrecked by dynamite toe*,
shortly before midnight. The hr/
were not yet occupied.
A heavy charge of dynamite, pfaJ
in the kitchen of the largest of
three houses, threw the building offtl-
wrecked i . The houses were ¡¿ I
le n d , while many windows ¡.¡tl
neighborhood were broken by e l
John Rollins, a watchman emolorpl
by the contractor building the homol
f.ir Gallagher, was sitting in a au.1
shack near the houses at the timtivl
was thrown to the ground. He
to Captain of Detectives Peterson tb-* I
he was through the three build?
shortly before the explosion occur? ‘
It is said that Gallagher wasneiosi’ i
mg a deal today for the sale of»
houses for $25,000. Several weeks ir
Gallagher's home in Oakland was blor
up and badly wrecked at night whiti
and his wife and several friends ip
in the house and narrowly escaped *
rious inj ury.
F O R T W O R TH FEARS WORST
Trinity River Rises Again and Gy'
tions Are Serious.
Fort W orth, Tex.. May 28—Will4
waters of the Trinity river stiil m
the summit of the banks anothtrpat
volume of water began pouring in*
the west fork of that stream tonh
this city late last night. Early t
the river is rising at a rate of sixxcha
an hour, and with such conditions«
already prevail, the outcome ska tie
crest of this second rush oi ntm
reaches this city cannot be bmoli
r h a t considerable additional property
loss and suffering wilrresult is cask
A serious situation has dettlnd
here in regard to the city water spniy
The mains arc filled with black, trifi
water, unfit for drinking even list
being boiled. The city anthoritiuh
clare it may be a week before they a
restore the normal water supply. M:»
while, those who can afford it areh»
ing water from private artesian *a
and those who cannot are drinking
water that comes out of the mains
Thirteen men, women and chiiaj
were caught in the overflow inthtlh
ton river. Their condition becani
precarious that they were forafl I
Hold the children upon their shoA
Result Close in G rant.
keep them from drowning «
Canyon City. June 1.—Meager returns
from 5 precincts out of 20 give Cake stood in water almost up to the*
119, Chamberlain 113, Ellis 168, Jeffrey for ten hours until rescued.
14 The senatorial vote will be close.
Ellis’ tnajoriiy will reach 300. C. W.
N OR T H CAROLINA DRY.
Parrish, joint senator, and H. T. Bel
knap. joint representative, have no op
Prohibition so far has car Prohibition S w e e p s S tate From £s
to End at Elections.
ried The university appropriation has
carried, but single tax has lost.
Raleigh, N. C., May 28—Xorth Cat,
olina was carried for state wide pro«
C ak e C a rri e s Washington.
hition Tuesday by a majority tstimaw
H illsboro, Ju ne 1.— L atest returns at 40,000 to 42,000 on reports reccivtl
give Cake a lend of a few votes, and up to midnight.
The prohibition ticket carried 711
lie will carry the co u n ty from 100 to
300 So far as counted, prohibition of the 9.8 counties by overwhelming n»i
is beate n by about 100 votes, and the jorities The prohibition ticket has car
county will probably go 300 wet. H a w ried 20 counties by maj rities appran-
ley. for congress, will carry the c o u n mating 5,600. This calculation is part«
ty by 1.000. The entire Republican leg based upon estimates ami the prokib
islative ticket, one se n a to r and three tion leaders say that it is possible fcfj
rep resen tativ es will he elected. T he the prohibition majority to reach 50.#f
The election passed off very qrietg
univ ersity a ppro priation will be de
no disturbances of any importance bang
feated, as will also single tax.
The total vote cast in the state *>;
C lack am as Votee for C ham berlain.
O re g o n Citv. Ju n e 1.— Incom plete about 175.000.
Every large town in the state ewtjl
re tu rn s from 12 precincts give Cake
243, C ham berlain 304 Chamberlain Wilmington and Durham went pn»
has probably carried Clackam as by bition.
Under the regulations nf the prm*
COO H aw ley will have a plurality of
at least 1200. Indications point to a tion hill submitted to the people toff
victory for the anti-saloon element, will he no manufacture or sale of i*®j
and the co u n ty m ay go dry. . T h e en icating liquors in the state after Jw
tire Republican ticket is elected, ex- ary, 1 9 0 9 . _______________
■ept sheriff and assessor, which arc
O cean W ater for Tropical Fish.
New York, May 28.—Tropical M *
Yamhill Is C a k e 's by 20.
the New York aquarium are soon
McMinnville. Tune 1 —T h e count is have the privilege of swimming m F
p ro g ressin g slowly. P artial return«
give Cake 91 and Cham berlain 79. It ocean water of the same brand as1
s estim ated th at Cake's m ajo rity in in which they were accustomed to
this county will be 200. Hawley, for port themselves w hen in their free a
represen tativ e in congress, will carry untrammeled state instead of
the county by 400. T h e university more or less polluted water no* 9
ip pro priatton has carried, hut the into the r tank s from N " ^ , ,
«ingle tax a m en d m en t is defeated by a Many f the c ' ■ ■ -•
tropical water and for their bent*
storage tank has been erected m
C latsop Is for Cham berlain.
te n Park, which will be filled »
Astoria. Ju ne 1 — R e tu rn s up to 11 water brought as ballast by steaew
o'clock give Cake 215 and C ham ber-
lain 248. with indications of a close
Royalty Can't Pay Bills.
con test in the county
Ellis, for co n
Lisbon. Mav 2 « —The ro y a ljji
gressm an, will probably have 600 p lu
h id of Portugal is being
creditors and the newspapers ot
Running C lose at O ntario.
are filled with libel suits. broaTJ
O ntario, Ju n e 1 — E arly count of rova'tv
votes show candidate« for sen ator and »warded a butcher $219 and ®*Vj
c ongressm an are run ning even
P r o amount of an unpaid meat bill
hibition i« leading, tw o to one.
Dowager Queen Maria P'a .
Duke of O porto
The - r i a t K r t r f c
out of the fact that the royal
At the Naval Academy.
Annapolis, M d , Ju ne 2 — C o m has not received a «ingle PeI'tt’ ,
m ence m ent week at the L'nited State« ■he state since King Carl s and W
naval .academy was ushered in y e s te r were assassinated four months ^
day with the official reception to the
hoard of visitors
D u rin g the next
few day« the midshipm en will he kept
busv with dress parades, drills, a t h
letic contest« and o th e r features inci
dent to the “Ju ne week" celebration
T he p rogram will culmina*e F ri d a '-
with »he graduation exercises, when
the em bryo adm irals will receive the r