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GANG USE DYNAMITE
RuePs Confederates Wreck Oak
land Houses of Gallagher.
INVESTIGATE EXPRESS HATES.
WOULD INTIMIDATE STAR WITNESS
Ex-President of Board of Supervisors
Had Oust Closed a $20,000
Deal Second Outrage.
Oakland, Cat., May 23. Three large
dwelling houses, built by James L. Gal
lagher, cx-prcsident of the board of
supervisors and the prosecution's star
witness in the bribery-graft cases, at
Perkins and Belmont streets, this city,
were wrecked ty dynamite tonight
shortly before midnight. The housc-i
were not jet occupied.
A heavy charge of dynamite, placed
in the kitchen of the largest of the
three houses, threw the building oil the
foundations and almost completely
wrecked it. The houses were, shat
tered, while many windows in the
neighborhood were broken by the
John Rollins, a watchman employed
by the contractor building the houses
for Gallagher, was sitting in a small
shack near the houses at the time, and
was thrown to the ground. lie said
to Captain of Detectives Peterson that
he was through the three buildings
shortly before the explosion occurred.
It is said that Gallagher was negotiat
ion a deal today for the sale of the
houses for $25,000. Several weeks ago
Gallagher's home in Oakland was blown
up and badly wrecked at night white he
and his wife and several friends were
in the house and narrowly escaped se
FORT WORTH FEARS WORST.
PROOF AGAINST SHELL.
Monitor Florida Stands Flro of Navy's
Thimble Shoal, in Lower Chesapeake
Hay, May 20. Disregarding the danger
anil apparently amicus to experience
open war at sea, Commander John C.
Ottimby. Lieutenant Taussig mid SO
men on the monitor Florida temaincd S,A, Railroad Commission Has Fancy
on board. her today while 13-inch she Is. . , . , Wli. T
wete hurled at the great liulk Irom tlicl ' 'o,",v" -
gteat guns of the monitor Arkansas Salem. Or., May 20 An investigation
anchored 300 yards off, with her broad-'has been started by the railroad com
side battery in full play on the target mission regarding express rates en
hp. , . . . forced uy the Wells, Fargo and the
When it was first planned to make Pacitic express companies in Oregon,
the extraoidinary test of the power of Some startling revelations base been
the puns in warfare, it was not llre.imed limm-ln in lisht that will liUlv .!.
of keeping any of the men aboard, but maud the attention of the commission
tnc plans tor the test were changed m the near future.
suddenly today. Commander Quimby) Comparisons have been made show
and Ins men eagerly oltinlecred to me the relative charces on Hurt In Or.
stay aboard their ship while she was efon and the charges m other states for
submitted to the hammering of the big similar distances ami for idr ain rl,i
projectiles The imminent danger did of goods. From Portland to Siskiyou,
not lessen their determination in the a distance of 35 miles, the Wells
'cl"' , ... U'argo express company charges a mcr-
Whcn the time came for the .test, the diamine rate of $J.7a for 100 pounds,
Honda immediately steamed into her while for the same distance in Missouri
position. The Arkansas and her tender i a rate ha been established by the Mis
then anchored fore and aft off Thimble ,ouri railroad commission, which is
Shoal. 300 sards from the Morula ilh now in force, of $8 for too pounds. The
her broadside bearing upon the target mercliandlsc rate m Tcxai for a sun
shin Hie Arkansas is in charce of ,a, .i;. ....,,. ..
Commander Harry M Dcnbaugh, who The rates charged by the Pacific ex-
with a detail of officers, took up his press company arc even more cxorbi-
position on the bridge. taut according to the figures Risen out
The first shot was fired at a screen l,v the railroad commission. The Pa-
target raised above the main turret oflCific express company operates out o
OREGON STATE ITEMS OF INTEREST ,
- - - I
OPEN DOOR A FARCE
Trinity River Rises Again and Condi
tions Are Serious.
Fort Worth, Tex., May 2S. With the
waters of the Trinity river still near
the summit of the banks another great
volume of water began pouring from
the west fork of that stream toward
this city late last night. Early today
the riser is rising at a rate of six indies
an hour, and with such conditions as
already prevail, the outcome when the
crest of this second rush of waters
reaches this city cannot be foretold.
That considerable additional property
loss and suffering will result is consid
A serious situation has developed
here in regard to the city water supply.
The mains are filled with black, muddy
water, unfit for drinking ccn after
being boiled The city authorities de
clare it may be a week before they can
restore the normal water supply. Mean
white, those who can afford it are buy
ing water from private artesian wells,
and those who cannot are drinking the
water that comes out of the mains.
Thirteen men. women and children
were caught in the overflow in the Den
ton river. Their condition became so
precarious that they were forced to
hold the children upon their shoulders
to keep them from drowning. They
Mood in water almost up to their necks
for ten hours until rescued.
. NORTH CAROLINA DRY.
the Florida and pierced the exact ccn
tcr without a moments hesitation, giv
ing the men aboard the ship to under
stand they need not think any of the
projectiles would go wild.
Then, according to the program, the
Arkansas txgan firing heavily upon the
Florida and the hclls began hammer
ing against the plates of the Florida,
which stood under the bombardment
without csen showing signs of being
crippled. As far as could be discerned
frcm the use of the glasses the effect
was not noticeable, but the experts on
the Arkansas reported that the shells
were having terrific effect upon the
During this bombardment the men
aboard the Florida gave no signs of are now in force The rates given are
Portland east over the ti. R. & N For
-lio miles over the O. R. A N., from
Portland to Huntington, the general
merchandise rate for loo pounds is $1.
For 3JS miles, or the same distance for
svhich the Wells-Fargo charges $3.71
in Western Oregon, the Pacific express
company in Eastern Oregon charges
Compared with similar distances in
Missouri and Texas, the rates of the
Pacific express company are extreme.
For 410 miles in Missouri the general
merchandise express rate is $3 10 and
in Texas it is $9 30. In both these
states the rates hase been fixed by
railroad commissions and have been ac
cepted by the express companies and
being displeased with their dare-devil
experience, ami gave no signal of distress
After the main bombardment the Ar
kansas' guns were directed acainst the
big experimental mast which had been
erected aft upon the Florida. It was
135 feet high and on it were two tur
rets, in which dummies had been placed
to shosv the effect on men in the fight
ing tons during an actual engagement.
Dummies also had Ixcn placed in the
mun turret of the Florida to show the
effect of the impact jot heavy shells
Hie tug guns made quick impression
upon tnc mast target, ami It men nail
for the same classes of goods in every
ANNUAL INSURANCE REPORT
Secretary of State Shows Growth and
Present Status of Business.
Salem Frank Hensott, secretary of
Mate, as ex officio insurance commis
sioner, has completed his annual re
port It is now being printed ami will
lie asailalde within a few weeks. The
report includes a statement of the to
tal risks ssntten by all insurance com
panies doing business within tk state
of Oregon, the gross premiums received,
CHEAP FUEL IN SIGHT.
If Choppers Can't Soil to Trust Tlioy
Will to Consumers.
Pendleton. After futile efforts to
sell their wood to Pendleton and
Walla Walla woodynrds, ten wood-
choppers of Kamcla have pooled their
output and have placed an agent in
this city and will sell direct to the
consumer. They have 5,000 cords in
the pool mid will fill this territory
with cheap wood, they declare The
woodyards have Urge supplies on
hand, owing to the fact that the mild
weather of the past winter restricted
the sale, and have refused to buy the
Camela (tool, which is now being mar
keted here Already several cars
have been ordered from the pool and
it promises to dcmorallie the wood
market m the inland empire.
Keep Salmon Out of Alfalfa.
Pendleton Thousands of salmon
fry from six to eight inches in length
arc now running out into the canal
of the Irrigon irrigation project and
many of them arc being stranded on
the bars, where they are perishing.
Deputy Game and Fish Warden O F
Turner will take immediate steps to
have proper fish screens placed at the
dam to prevent this destruction of
the young fish The dam of the Irri
gon project is In the Umatilla River
two miles east of the town of Uma
tilla Thousands of fine salmon fry
arc now to be found in the river and
every effort will be made to prevent
them from running into the irrigation
canals Other canals on the riser are
properly protected with screens and
Tan nml .Uryan Favor Passage ol
Such n Law by OuiiRross.
ttt..t.l l... tut TI,.. firat lilit i
sensation of the presidential campaign Jalil l'rilfir(JS t() llOltl MilllCllll
came today when William Jennings . . I,.f1,til ii,,.,,,.!,
lltjan sent a telegram to William llo.v- Nil Ity lGTl.iylll lllirMlli,
ard Taft suggesting " thrv join lu
urging congress to pais a bill nuking
3.7Jh' ' """"" .BUILDS IMPREGNABLE FORTRESS
This nunc by Ilryan l looked upon
as one of great wisdom by the demo
cratic leaders, who siy it shows his Port Arthur Is Heli'K SlreriBtltnned
sincere determination to conduct his
campaign without the aid of gteat cor
Ilryati's message reads as follows t
"Hun William Howard Taft, secretary
of war. Washington.
I beg to suggest llwt ns the leaning
Into Second Gibraltar Fornix"
Ben tile, Wrttk., May .10.- .Wording
til It SHMl 1m the niM fftHM lti
candidates ..f our respective parties, we ".user. I . Jin n. W' "
join m asking congress to pass the lull "Wd It 'open .W' Miry U Mm
reuniting the publication of campaign " lth the nrrlsnl f tlie Aimr
...,,,. ,il. ,,,.,,. rljr I,. rlri.ll.llK If V.lll Mil iMtfleeMll It III the 'alll- II' I
think best we can a.k other candidates, rlbllliy f trouble with v
to unite with us In the request. I'Mled Htntte Inter tin, Japan.. U . ,
"W J 1IRYAN" mr" "ff preparing fur nns ema-ia. i
i.nrv 'l,fi rdu.l in William I Pitrt Arthur. tW farmer ltni
llnan's tclegtam. suggesting that tlwy twsjhoM, l being mad viilnilllv
unite in asking congress to pas a Mil prsfH(sM, wrMI th f..rltflli.
been in the place of the dummies they premiums returned. Ksscs paw" ami the
nuiiHj mn irasc iaicu more man two net premiums Mr taxation 'of all au-
The "battle" will result in much val
uable information which will be used
by the experts of the navy in the plan
ning of future men-o'-war. It lias the
thorued companies and associations for
the ear ending December 31. ItftiT
Desides much other valuable infor
mation the report straws the aggregate
busmet transacted within the state
ilouWc effect of showing the power of , since 1M5. the amount of licenses and
American guns .when directed against I taxes paid into the state treasury since
armor plate as it is actually presented . iS7. ami gives a list of all the insur-
in a ngm as sea. anu wic sirengin oi'ancc companies authorized to transact
the armor in withstanding the impact
ot the 12-incli projectiles in warfare.
NEW SCHEME UNEARTHED.
business in Oregon on May H, ibos A
statement of the business, of the sev
eral urrgon mutual fire relief associa
tions for the year ending December It.
1007, is also included.
Complete Elgin-Joseph Line.
In the Portland mail from the East
to General Manager J P O'llricn, of
Orientals Die While Being Expressed
Into This Country.
U. !.. 1 on T...-l..- .!
nes lis'es,' the 'price d by daT ,' g ' t N W I'." ""?"
smugders to exnenment with a newi'.'.1 tK-expelel instructions from
edVh.rdoV n Oriem Is' who a'T t TT """"f ft?
tempted to gain entrance to this un- $r 'h""c f" Provided. From
try bv havinc themselves rralwl ami 0 ' 4m lnfn wl" Put at once-
.U b;,nefPrese,raf om eTK "S-f" h f.nonll.. the authoriza-
New York were dead upon arrival. I ,on ,from Mr """''"?'' (or this work
Aeiinir rnmmiinr Af imuii ' ' expected daily. As soon as
40,000 to ,000 on reports received . Lamed admitted todav ihai a oif.ani.e ' ,h e".ecw of ,:, years. money strin-
unto midnight, Ismuirslimr nlot had ln nnM,ri,?,t on Htncy began to wane Mr O Ilrien ma.Ie
fie prohibition ticket carried 78 out the Texas bonier and dial rhlnr In.. ,,rt n. lor the necessary funds to
Prohibition Sweeps Stats From End
to End at Elections.
Raleigh. N. C. May 2S. North Car
olina was carried for state-wide nrohi-
bition Tuesday by a majority estimated I
at 40,000 to
of the 08 counties by ; overwhelming ma- ispector Ualxjock. one of the keenest
jorilies. Tlie prohibition ticket has car-1, ieuths in the service, is now in New
ork on the trail of the arch-plotters
Ouong Don Yen received the corpses
ned 20 counties by majorities annroxi
mating 5.CO0 This calculation is partly
based upon estimates and the prohibi
tion leaders say that it is possible for
the prohibition majority to reich 50.000.
The election passed off very quietly,
no disturbances of any importance being
complete the road to Joseph.
Nevada's Governor an Oregontan.
Ontario Den S Dickerson. who is
of his countrymen from tin rmrHi now Governor of Nevada, vice Inhn
company and will be arrested if trace I Sparks, deceased, is a Malheur Conn-
of him can be found by the detective. ,v ""X. aR! ' yws His parents
A telegram from Quong Dou Yen to ' rp'de on a farm five miles west of
Ins tnends at III Paso revealed thelvale lie lett this section seven year
plot Official Interpreter Fing Ming
The total vote cast in the state w mlMr.i l., mniVun.. . t.-i
about 175 000. I readintr a niritnai. uhirli lnfnrm.l t.n.
Every larce town in the state exeent
Wilmington and Durham went prohi
bition. Under the regulations of the prohibi
tion bill submitted to the people there
will be no manufacture or sale of intox
icating liquors in the state after Janu
Refugees Swept Away.
Oklahoma City, Okla., May 28. A
special from Collier, Okla., near the
Texas line, says that 14 persons who
Steamer Rams Schooner.
Gloucester, Mass, May 29. Thirteen
had taken refuge on an island formed M,,or of ,he cbooner Fame lost their
between the new and old channels of ,le5 Wednesday in a terrific collision
that the twelve men in the crates were
dead upon arrival. Ming informed In
spectors George Harris and F. W.
Derkshire of the plot and they reported
it to the bureau here.
It IS believed that the smupffirrt
crated the men on the Mexican side of cold weather should overtake this part
ago for Nevada and joined the Miners
union in white Pine County, and
when the union asked recognition on
the state ticket he was named as lieutenant-governor
He served in the
Philippine war, enlisting in Portland
Fruit Crop Will be Heavy.
Haker City Unless exceptionally
the line, hauled them across the river
to fcj l'aso, Texas, where the con
signed them by express to New York.
Red river, were drowned late today,
when the flood waters covered the place
where they had taken refuge. Although
weighted down with a train of ballast,
between that boat and the steamer Flos
ton of the Dominion-Atlantic line off
the Massachusetts coast.
The Fame was run down by the
steamer with such suddenness that only
tlie -Katy rauroao bridge went out at ,x of the schooner's crew of 10 were
u ociock tan nigni. i nc river is over saved, rour ot mem were put in a
three miles wide and Is cutting a new dory when the disaster occurred, and
cnannei arouna me town
of the country there will be a large
fruit crop, according to men who are
heavily interested in fruit lands and or
chards In the immediate vicinity of
Haker City fruit is necessarily slower
on account of the altitude, but over
in Pine and Eagle valleys it is far
advanced Recent cold spells have not
damaged tnc crop materially.
Scouring Mills to Reopen.
Pendleton. It waji announced a few
days ago that the wheels of the Pen
dleton scouring mills would be started
turning about June 1 The uncertain
condition of the wool market is re
sponsible for the late start, but it
M,. n,,u . .,.i. .i .1.. ..'.."! will not shorten the season's run Sev.
of the Fame were on' board Thev were ' eraI t"o"nd pounds of . wool are
saved by the crew of the Boston.
Snow Storm In Montana.
Uoreman, Mont , May 29 A heavy
now on hand and more is arriving
Teachers Turn Homesteaders.
Ontario About 30 teachers of the
Mora Plague Appears.
Willemstad. Cnracao, May 8 The
report that the Port of La Guayra
would be reopened in the immediate fu
ture Is considered here to be prema
ture, as it is unofficially stated that an
other case of bubonic plague hat pc- trees. The precipitation during this projects near Vale and will engage in
curred there since the issuance of Pres- month is the heaviest of any May in farming, A number of unmarried wo
Jdent Castro'i decree. j28 years. ,men teachers are In the number.
snowstorm Tuesday night impaired public schools of Malheur county have
wire service and did great damage to filed on homesteads under irrigation
Wells-Fargo to Guild
Eugene. The Wells-Fargo Express
company lias iiegun tlie erection ol a
fine brick building on the Southern
Pacific depot grounds In which to
handle its business in this city. The
architecture of the new buildltii; will
be in keeping with that of the new
passenger depot, limv. in course of
construction ami to be completed be
fore July 1 Thev. Wells-Fargo build
inic will be of brick and 4tone an
will cost $1,000 tn 13,000. It is prnb
side the downtown office of the com
pany will be ilone ass-ay with when
the new building is finished as the
location is convenient to the business
section of the city.
Rare Species of Duck.
Klamath Falls Hunters on the
Klamath river near Teters lauding
report the finding of a pair of red
duck nesting among the titles The
birds arc small and supposed to be
einiumoti teal, a species of duck rarely
seen in this section The pelicans
have returned in great numbers this
spring The rapid growth of the city
and the settlement of the lull be
tween I-ikc Kwauua and the Upper
Klamath lake seemed for scseral years
past tn have driven the ilelleaiis tn
other fields However, they arc here
in great numbers this year.
Stocked With Fish.
Raker City Thomas II Parker, of
the state fish commission, received at
Vorth Powder the other day 11.000
trout, whirl! nave been placed in the
lakes at the IimiI of North Powder
river and in other stream near by.
Wheat Club, 80c per bushel; red
Russian, 87c; btueatcm, Vic, ..Valley,
Darley Peed, $83 SO per ton; rolled,
$7 50f4,28 SO; brewing, tiO.
Oats No 1 white, IS7 30 per ton;
Hay Timothy, Willamette Valley.
t7 per Ion; Willamette Valley, or
dinary, $13; Eastern Oregon, $t 30;
mixed, $10; clover, $11; alfalfa, $12;
alfilfa meal. $0
Dressed Meats Hobs, fancy. Re nrr
pound; ordinary, 7c; large, ficj veal,
cxira ic; orinnnry, oc; ueavy, sc; mut
ton, fancy, Stffcic.
flutter Extras, 23c per pound;
fancy. 84c; choice, 30c. store.' 10c
Eggs -Candled, lOfffcSOc per dozen;
unrandled, 18c per doen.
Poultry-Mixed chickens. !!!13c
per pound; fancy hens. 13slf2l4c;
roosters, 8c; fryers. 2Slfflr23c: broilers.
30fi;Jc; ducks, old, lMu5l7c; spring,
22jrJr23c; geese. Affile; turkeys, alive,
10i?l8c for hens, HigiOc for gobblers;
Apnles Select, $2 50 per box; fancy.
$2 choice, $1 30; ordinary, $1 23.
Potatoes Old Orcgons, choice, 70
tftfiOc per hundred; sweet, 3c per
Strawberries Oregon. 10fl717Jc ner
vegetables j urnlps, ft so per sack;
carrots, $1.30?tl 73; beets, $1 23;
parsnips. $1 23; cabbage, $1 732 per
cwi.5 ileitis, wax, 7WBC per pound;
head lettuce, 12jfJ7)13c per dozen; cel
ery, BSc per dozen; asparagus, $1 80
per box; egg plant, 20c per pound;
parsley, 23c per dozen; peas, unfile
per nound; peppers, 20c per pound;
radishcd, 15c per dozen; rhubarb, 3c
per nound; spinach, 3c per pound;
cauliflower. $2 50 per crate
Hops 1007 prime and choice, 6(i
0j oer pound; olds. 2i)1c per pound
Wool Eastern Oregon, average
best, U(fBl5e per pound, according to
jnrinKage; valley, ior)i2sc,
providing fur the pitbhcatloit of cam
jmlun couttihittMHis, as follows:
"William J. llryan- Your telegram
received On April 30, last, 1 sent the
follow lug letter to Senator Illinois s,
chairman of the cuimmtlec on privileges
M'I sincerely believe that it would
greatly tend toward the absence of cor
ruption from politics if all the expendi
tures for the tiemmatMMts and elections
of all candidates and all contiilmtlons
received and expenditures made by po
litical committees could be made public,
both hi resiect to state and iiatloml
politics For that reason. I strongly fa
sor the passage of the bill now pend
ing" OKLAHOMA FLOODS RECEDiNQ.
Property Loss Estimated 310,000,000
Eight Lives Lost.
Guthrie. Okla, Mav S7 The sun is
sinning in Oklahoma today, aml I Ik
riod waters are fast reeditig No ad
di'innal loss of life is reHMed, ami the
homeless are beginning gradually to
return to their homes. The death roll
remains at eight.
With mites of tracks washed out and
bridges damaged or destroyed, the rail
mmmIs arc still deusoraliird; train serv
ice ihi many I'-ses must remain annulled
fur several days set, while on others
only a partial tervke is tXHsJblc. Tlie
damage to crops and railroads can, of
course, lie mily roughly estimated, but
4 conservative figure idaces the aggre
gate at close to $10,000,000 It marks
the costliest disaster ever sustained eith
er in Oklahoma or the Indian Terri
tory or by the new State of Oklaliom.
At .Muskogee the Arkansas riser con
1Imv. a MHimrl and railway lrmi
KM tit IHislMlnMd, Herxpli'd by th J
attrao, nr being rMkd ! runiplrti i
A flh with th lor vir a t ti
tiftttaH uf lb dlierlifilHolnry hIi. v
i'w MHg rnrrlrd out In fisvor nf tl
Htikadx' nlijt In IntnlUldr t
.iHpMH Is fltllMIM III iMSfk dnwH, -x
uirrrtdfr vsill bilng It advnnig
Tim .Inixsm-w am mrn rurlulv
nmwM iVmh alarmed HVr tb pni.l
vlilt of tit ,irteH (Wt to tko
TW r tf ewiwIiMUm rsenM V
(I. ('. Drw during n rul iMtenmn
tnstr thrttg)i t'Mnn. Jap and t'nrt
Mr lrnf U tn Mnymt at Osfonl, l!ng
InsmI, ami rttarr f tltf IWtiniel H
tlrty t (lrHl UrttatN. Is nl ei
lr nf tltt- krlmrlwH nf tao I'nlversity
of (Is ford.
"Whll tln mOI'IhI elsw4 urn re
rvl, tk JnMiM Mtfd ntn nut th
Inn at 'MtrUrlml taVr that dltlrh t
tb Amrrlena U Hirsts I m Ii tbo (
rnt." Mr Drue. roatiMu.! 'Mir
ttrr. oservlMsdy In tln :t, rri
Its dltdoMsts, oInIm tkf dt-ttt n
strnltnN of Amorkait havnI mmrr mtiHi
Ikf MnnrniiHan tnid ipstiin Thn
fMnnus p dor Jlley MUi-lr. I v
all I ha- wblla rnea-. it in rraltr is
FINE AND IMPRISONMENT
Five Years In PunltnnlUry and Pay
3 070,000, Ross' Stintonca.
Hutrnt. Dr.. Mnv 30 .1 Ttmrburn
Ila, praMMawt of tWa- d. f ithet T l'-
(ItiarBHler A Trt ('nMpanr. bus !!
PMtmraal tit Mrva RV yistrs mi Ih.
slate nrnltratiarr aad to iuiv a flur . '
. ,- . -
onrH.-a, NtHl to rvr una dv in
tinued to rise up to last night, but this Mulinotwub etwtnty Jotl fur mtk '.' f
morning began uiaditally to lower. At
that point 3,300 consumers are still
without gas as a result uf the princi
pal main breaking
In West (iiitlirie, where more than
3ki houses were submerged, ihe water
driincd off fast tmUv. ami comllilnni
Ik-gau to assume a iMirmal aspect.
Mho Ana not il..
rMirnrai vrM iMpnaanl l.r t'lfru.l
.ludgia (Im.fKa. If llttrNvll. aftor thai Mi
llnit nf Mom fnf nttrmt nf Jiidgtriiit
nnd for nrw trUI kitd Urn nvirrnll
A p paw I Um n Ukaa la thai Hipra-um
nntri, ami n ha a ioh admitted Ii
i Wall In the wm nf MHW.
Around Slwvsnee. SapHlpa, Tulsa. TbU U Ike penalty U mtnt py f.,r
Jenks and other jiolnts hmwlreds of the eonvertloa of 1.1 37fj f M(..
ranroaii uwirers arc at vrHK repairing ekool faads lHMtd by Utale Tre.
tracks and bridges At Sligler the Ca
nadian river lias made a complete
change of course, and railroad br.dges
that formerly sinned that stream ate
Recant Storm In Texas Cost at Least
Dallas, Tex, May 27. As the liotir.
fuu tli lutrrnra nt it, flnjl 1.. !...'..
, ..,... . ...v ., , fori vritiur,
seciiou increase, it is hclicvcd the
complete list of dead, when compiled,
will show at least 100 lives to have
been lost. It is estimated tliat lO.ooo
rrr Nteo la 11m Title (ItfHrantee L
Trssat t'oMtHany lUnk and paid out -t
the hank try Its oAtrers prlnr In the
time the Unk rlouM last fall I(m
was manager of lue Unk, and as eoeh
aided Hi eel In seaming Ugtatl.ni
wnirb wtmld enabln tba Unk to get
pameaalon of the SIp ekn funds
witbont paying lntert therettn.
rLOOD WASHES OUT DAM.
Ont Loins, Threo Lives
and 9600,000 DmaRn.
Toronto. Oat., May 30 p,,n
frow port Arthur ttnlav nv the elsl-
I'atwer ,1am ..a ('ur'enl Hyer l.i.mt vrs
people are homclws. having been driv- rdajr, ennslng n illwistrfiHs flood. Th
en irom tueir nouses ly the raging waters
The pronrily loss is estimated tn be
at least ?iA.OOO,000 over the entire
The Trinity river has surpassed all
records I.ast mght it was believed the
crest of the flood had been reached here,
inn more rams in me norm nave sent
the waters down with increased fmy
laws of three Uvea ax, I a uuwav I....
1 1 WMIed at JAOO.O0A U reKrtm V
ranndlan Paelflti freight train pulling
Into Port Arthur ran on the abnterv I
Jrnrks nml llio entrine was nyarliiriiei
l!ntlner rviVNge. Fireman Mellrhleand
llrnkemnn Inmann, who ware on the en
gine, were planed under the wroekut'"
and drowned. Tbn ("nuodlnn Paeiflia
iiniwny i mHns will U Ike liwr'r.t
.. ' I . ........
and today me Hoods were greater llwu i l"er, novuml milt of Ita trntlu Imvlnif
.i.....j M, Miiniiiirffi7 micaaiiiK. i IT.-.,, niii-iitNi nivny
llusinrss is suspended, and M.nvnr
Hay has organized a relief and rescue
corps, the members, of which have been
doing most heroic work.
Dig Clock Started.
New York. May 27. When Mayor
Wlttpen, of Jersey Cily, pressed a tiny
button he set in motion the mechan
ism of the largest clock In lh world.
As the giant minute hand began to
move the lioats on the river and Ihe
Till' freket whs dun to liani-v ,,!
Tliii iKiwer douse, the Cnnndlnu PaeM
riillwny brldgn and the mvllltm nt tln
iwirk wero Ntrtipt nwnv. A iiumbor it
ffinilllsHs living near tlm dam nro mis
Tornado In Kansas,
Toprkn, Knn Mny 30-A Inrrlfli
wind storm of almost tlm proMirllons
of n lornaflii, wlilrh mao. nvir tin)
soiillmrn part of Lnwoll County Tlmr
factories on land joined In a chorus of ''" n,Kn, l,,l,,, on """ nml In lure I
whistles. The dial of the clock is visi
ble for miles nlong the Hudson river,
ii is .m icci in diameter, wild an area
of l.ni jiiuarc feet. The minute hand
is 20 feet long and weighs a third of a
ion and the weight of the entire clock
is close to six tons.
Hearst Wins His Fight.
New York. Mav 27 William R.
Hearst won an iinnort.ini vtrinrv in.
'ay '"hi loner iRlit for a recount of
the ballots cast In th ttmvnmlii, !,.
linn In inns tut,. r?.A.n. iy ir.-i.i
Mohair Choice. 18fJ5Jl8jC per pound Ian wis declared elected, and at last the
Cascara l?ark 3l4c per pound boxes are to be opened.
82 persons, soven of thru, probably fil
ially. Tlio storm trnvoled mm Dm
wiiithwrst nnd was 10 yanls wldn. It
nok ovrrylhlng In th path mid neat
torcd n titimbor of hnimns, burns nnd
"mall biiildlnga ovr tlm prnlrlo. Tlm
property dnmngo will mnniint to thmi
wiinds of dollars, nnd tlio dniiiiigo to tlm
growing crop is largo,
Epidemic of Sulcldo In Russia.
Ht. Polomliiirg, May DO Thorn has
ron (in ophlomle of suleldAit In Bt,
Potersluirs Hint linn lnntil tn ti,m,.
montlm. ti,0 nvorago numbor of deaths
haa been 83 a month.