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FRENCH B A N D IT S KILLED .
Walls o f Refuge Dynamited, and Both
Riddled With Bullets.
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Paris— Bonnot, the leader o f an or
ganized gang o f automobile bandits
who have been terrorizing Paris and
the surrounding district fo r months,
and Dubois, a notorious anarchist,
were shot to death Sunday in the most
thrilling encounter in the annals o f
General Resume o f Importent Events French crime.
Farming Districts Suffer Most— 15
A garage at Choisy-le-Roi, six miles
Presented In Condensed Form
Dead at One Place—Wires Down,
south o f Paris, in which the bandits
fo r Our Busy Reeders.
had taken refuge, was blown up by
dynamite, after the tw o men had kept
Oklahoma C ity— Thirty-one person*
A parade o f work horses w ill be
at bay fo r hours a large part o f the
feature o f the Portland Rose Festival police force o f Paris, a contingent o f are-reported to have been killed by a
gendarmes, two companies o f republi tornado that swept Southwestern Okla
Six thousand Mexican rebels under can guards and a company o f engi homa and the southeastern corner o f
General Orozco are fu lly equipped and
spectators the Texas panhandle late Sunday.
ready for battle.
A dozen towns were struck and
viewed the battle.
Estimates o f flood losses in 11 par
The engagement equalled in drama farm ing communities suffered.
ishes in Northwest Louisiana set the
Communication facilities are para
tic circumstances the encounter in
damage at 111,000,000.
January, 1911, described ks “ the bat lyzed and,it is impossible to confirm the
It is shown that Moorish women
tle o f London,’ ’ when desperadoes ac reports o f life or estimate the proper
were ringleaders in the torture and
massacre o f the French legation at cused o f being the murderers o f police
The greatest loss o f life reported is
in Houndsditch were trapped in a
at Lugert, where it is said 15 persons
C. D. Hillman was recognized from
an old photograph in the Rogues’ Gal went to their death battling against were killed. A special train sent from
lery when he reached the penitentiary hundreds o f London police and sol Altus with physicians and
at M cN eill’s island.
picked up 10 injured persons and start
A Portland streetcar conductor had
Bonnot and Dubois, a fter wounding ed back fo r Altus.
his little finger torn off by catching in two policemen, took refuge in the
Tw o o f the injured ones died on the
the harness o f a team which his car garage. They were trapped in the train.
building, which at once was surround
was passing in close quarters.
I t is reported that a Kansas City,
ed. Reinforcements w ere dispatched
Pennsylvania coal mine operators to aid the police. A battery o f artil Mexico & Orient train had been blown
have signed the agreement ratified by lery was on the way from Versailles from the track and 20 persons killed,
the referendum vote o f the miners and when a small detachment o f soldiers but it developed that only two cars
had been derailed and no one was hurt.
a big coal strike has been averted.
succeeded in placing dynamite against
The tornado started just across the
The British people are beginning to the structure and blowing out the Texas border and first killed several
resent the holding o f British subjects
persons at Kirkland, Tex., demolish
in this country by the senate commit alive, riddled with bullets, but died on ing 30 buildings, and blew a Rock
tee investigating the Titanic disaster.
Island work train off the track.
The great crowd, with cries o f
Tearing on northward the storm
A cyclone struck a Union Pacific “ Death to Bonnot,” almost tore the
passenger train in Nebraska and blew bandit from the soldiers, several o f struck Eldorado, killing four; Calumet,
k illin g three; and Lugert, Rocky,
the entire train, except the engine, whom were injured.
where half the town is in ruins; Y u
from the track, injuring twenty per
kon, Warren, Martha, B lair and Lone
D EATH L IS T G RO W S.
Students at the high school at Pa-
A t each o f these places many per
louse, Wash., mutinied and forced the Floods Follow Oklahoma Storm and
sons were hurt.
Several o f those
superintendent to reinstate a student
towns are cut off from communication.
who had been expelled fo r break o f
Oklahoma C ity— As detailed reports What is believed to be the tail o f the
come in, the extent o f devastation and storm destroyed several buildings at
Mulhall, 50 miles north o f Oklahoma
Four tornadoes w ere reported in one
loss o f life and property in Sundays’
City, but so fa r as known there were
day near the Kansas-Oklahoma line,
one o f them killing three persons. A t tornado increases. It is known that 20 no casualties there.
one point five inches o f w ater fe ll in towns were struck by the storm which
less than an hour.
swept northward through portions o f
Five patients at the Salem insane Southwestern and Central Oklahoma;
asylum overpowered their attendant that two o f them,- Butler and Foss,
and locked him in a bath room, taking
were literally wiped out and 41 dead
N ew Y o rk — The N ew York Herald
his keys and making their escape from
One was recaptured. and more than 100 injured are ac publishes the follow ing estimate o f
One o f the escaped men is a giant counted for. Other deaths Bre report the relative strength o f the presiden
Frenchman who wears a No. 16 shoe. ed but cannot be verified because tial candidates, as the result o f an im
swollen streams prevent rescue patries partial reveiw o f the situation:
The big steel steamer Alameda, o f from exploring whole sections.
No word had been received from
the Alaska Steamship company, got
T a f t ..............
U ncertain................. 5
beyond control and
Roosevelt...... ........ 207 Needed to nominate. .540
through the Colman dock, also cutting which were reported to have suffered Cummins...... ........ 10 Y et to choose.............406
in two the Sound steamer Telegraph. severely, while Korn, Sentinel Colony
The captain gave warning so that and Hinton, Okla. were learned to
Clark ............. ........149 B urke........................ 10
have been badly damaged.
everyone on the dock escaped.
Wilson ......... ...... 11H Uncertain................. UH
A ll Central Oklahoma seems to be Marshall........ ........ 30 Needed to nominate. .768
Ice is breaking up on the Yukon demoralized and it may be days before Underwood ... ........ 24
river, the earliest ever known.
Continuing, the Herald says the
the loss o f life and property is known.
Nearly 1000 Yaqui Indians, well
Western Oklahoma streams are out president is virtu ally assured o f the
armed, have gone on the warpath in o f their banks.
The Rock Island nomination at Chicago at this writing,
bridge over the Cimarron river, 30 adding:
“ Speaker Clark is gaining steadily
More than $1,000,000 has been sub miles south o f Enid, was washed out.
scribed for the aid o f survivors o f the A call for aid was sent out by the offi and Governor Wilson is losing some o f
cials o f Lugert, who say there are 30 the b ig lead he had two and three
weeks ago. Other Democratic aspir
destitiute fam ilies in the town.
ants for the nomination are fa r in the
PO RTLAND M ARKETS.
Cullacan Almost in Ruins.
Wheat — Track p rices: Bluestem,
Tucson, A riz. — Culiacan virtually
H IG H BIND ERS K IL L TH REE.
$1070)1.08; club, $1.02; red Rus-
sian, $1; valley, $1.02; forty-fold, ruined and Tepic badly battered, the
west coast o f Mexico is reported at Fourth Chinaman Wounded in Battle
$ 1 . 02 .
Millstuffs— Bran, $24 ton; shorts. the offices o f the Southern Pacific o f
at Salinas, Cal.
Mexico to be free from w arfare for
$26; middlings, $31.
Salinas, Cal. — F ive
C orn — Whole, $39; cracked, $40. the first time in several weeks. Tepic
could not be heard from, the wires broke into a room here where four
Chinese w ere playing cards, shot three
Hay — No. 1 Eastern Oregon tim having been cut at Presidio. Twenty
o f them dead, wounded the fourth ser
othy, $14016; No. 1 valley, $12(314;. sacks o f sugar were stolen from a rail
iously and escaped.
alfalfa, $12012.60; clover, $ 8 0 9 ; road car at Culiacan, but the rebels in
murderers are alike unidentified. The
oats and vetch, $10011; grain hay, $9.
The wounded man w ill make no statement.
Oats— No. 1 white, $39040 per ton. American interests returned 19.
From the fact that none o f the com
Fresh fruits— Strawberries, $2 per rebels also furnished a guard to pro
batants is known here, it is supposed
crate; cranberries, $10011-60
per tect the property o f the railroad.
that all o f them were tong warriors
barrel; apples, $1.2503 per box.
planning a raid on marked men, but
Rebels Retire Warships.
Potatoes— Buying prices: Burbanks
that the second party, having learned
$1.40(<i)1.60 per hundred; new C alifor
Buenos A y re s —C ivil war has again
the errand o f the first, tracked them
nia, jobbing price, 8c per pound; broken out in Paraguay. Telegrams
to the room where ¡they were hiding,
sweet potatoes, $3.26 per crate.
from Asuncion say that four govern
and shot them down.
Onions— Mexican, $3.76 per crate. ment warships bombarded the revolu
The police believe both parties come
Vegetables — Artichokes, 75090c tionists, who are commanded by ex-
either from San Francisco or Watson
per dozen; asparagus, fancy, $2.25 President Jara at V illa Encarnación,
per crate; beans, 15(«17ic per pound; 176 miles southeast o f Asuncion. The
cabbage, 4c; cauliflower, $2.25 per fire returned by the revolutionists,
Steam er Harvard Afire.
crate; celery, $606 per crate; cu however, was so fierce and so well di
Los Angeles— The steamer Harvard,
cumbers, $202.50 dozen; eggplant, rected that the government warships
26c per pound; head lettuce. $2 per were compelled to retire in a damaged o f the Pacific N avigation company,
had a narrow ecsape from destruction
crate; hothouse lettuce, $75cO$l per condition.
box; peas, 10c per pound; peppers,
by fire while lyin g at her dock at East
Italians Capture Island.
25c per pound; radishes, SOc per doz
San Pedro. There w ere no passengers
en; rhubarb. 2i(u3c per pound; spin
Rome— A wireless message received
ach, $1.1501.25 per box; tomatoes, by Admiral Presbytero, in command aboard and no one was injured.
$303.60; garlic, 8O'10c per pound; o f the armored cruiser
Pisa, an total
turnips, $101-10 per sack; beets, nounced that to complete the occupa $3000. The fire started in the galley
$1.60; rutabagas, $101-10; carrots. tion o f Stampalia, an island o f the from a d efective oil pipe and it re
belonging to quired an hour's work by the fire tug
Butter — Oregon creamery, solid Turkey, he landed two companies, W arrior to extinguish the blaze. The
pack, 28$c per pound.
which seized the heights commanding entire galley and
on the main deck w ere destroyed.
E ggs—Fresh Oregon ranch, candled, to town o f Livaderia.
21e per dozen; case count, 20Jc.
The small garrison surrendered at
Mexicans Causa W reck.
Pork Fancy, 1 0 $ O llc per pound.
the first summons.
V eal—Fancy, 12c per pound.
Mexico C ity— The wreck o f the
Queues Roil Republicans.
Poultry— Hens, 17|018c per pound;
Mexico City-Guadalajara train last
springs, 17r»f l7 * c ; broilers. 25«<:30c;
Sanghai— Republicans in the dis week near Irapuato was credited to
ducks, 20c; geese, 11c; turkeys, live, tricts around Shanghai are attacking the striking American railway men by
20c; dressed, 26c.
all residents who wear queues, forci newspaper reports in Guadalajara. It
Hops — 1911 crop, 38c; olds, nomi bly cutting off the objectionable ap is now reported that Consul McGill
nal. 1912 contracts, 26c.
pendages. Coolies and others in the has filed a protest at this accusation
Wool— Eastern Oregon, 14ft$16c per international settlement who retain with the governor o f the„state.
18«i 19c; mohair, their queues are afraid to venture be ther investigation o f the wreck seems
choice. 34(335c per pound.
yond the limits.
Collisions occurred to point to an explosion o f an oil tank
Choice steers. $6.60(37; good. $6.25 between the municipal police and so- due to carelessness or ignorance on
medium, $4(<i6.25; choice called reformers.
the part o f Mexican employes.
cows, $5.50*16; good. $6*i6.60; me
Voters One-Fifth Women.
Firs Sw eeps Damascus.
dium, $4.60*1.6; choice calves, $8.60(3
8.75. good heavy calves, $6(38.60;
San Francisco— Registrar Zemansky
Constantinople — The great bazaar
bulls, $4.16(36.60; stags. $4.76«i6.26. has completed the official count o f the quarters in Damascus have been de
Hogs — Light. $8*t8.40;
heavy, vote registered in San Francisco, both stroyed by fire. Several persons were
men and women, fo r the presidential killed and many injured and the dam
Sh eep-Y earlin gs. $ 6 * 16 . 60 ; weth primaries on May 14.
The total is age is estimated at $10,000,000. The
ers. $6tn6.S6; ewes, $4*16.85; lambs, 136.490. Women number 26,570 and fire begun at midnight Friday night
$4.60(36.60; spring lambs, $6*(7.50. men 109,910.
and lasted until late Saturday nighL
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