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BURNS. OREGON. SATURDAY. MAY 17. 1902.
•• I .50 f’r r Y far.
hi« Month» iñtrntii.
IT RAINED FIRE
nnd gljwing cinders rushing with j arc barred by fire, The closest1 nothing but save our ship. When
terrific rapidity over the town and possible observation showed houses 1 last saw the Roraima she was set
[sirt, completely und in an instant still blazing and streets strewn tlinp down astern. I nis was about
enve.oping the former in a sheet of with charred bodies. It is certain 10 o’clock in the morning. When
ilaiue and raining fire on board, that the whole town and neighbor the Roddam was safclv out of th«
City of Kt. Pierre
'I he agent had just time to climb ing country for miles is utterly de harbor of St. Pierre and its desola
j on board when his boat di.appe.lc- stroyed. ami it is feared here that tions and horrors, I made for St.
ed. Several of the crew of the few. if anv. of the inhabitants Lucia. Arriving here and when
Rodd tm wi re quickly »torched to ceca p<<l.
the ship was safe. 1 mustered tke
The recent < artlniuakes ocauring death. By superhauian efforts, i The volcano of the Island of St,
survivors, as well as 1 win able,
Hardware of Every Description.
in the Lesser Antilles, followed bv having steam up, the cable was i Vincent has burst out in sympa and searched for the dead and in
the eruption of Mount I’elcc, near slipped and the steamer backed thetic eruption. A steamer which jured.
Bl U NS
Some I found in the saloon, where
St. I’icrre, on the Island of Marti away from the shore, and nine returned from there l ist night re
hours Imcr managed to reach Cas ports that the northern third of they bad vainly «ought for safetv,
nique, which began early last week,
tries. Ten of the Roddam’s men the islarnl was in Hames and cut but the cabins were full of burning
and which resulted in the complete
were lying dead, contorted and <4T from ¡i-sistancr by a Continuous embers that had blown in through
I destruction of the old town of St. burned out of human semblance, stream of burning lava, ashes fall- the port holes. Through these th«
I'icrre, Thursday morning, Muy 8, owing to the black cinders which . mg in heavy showers as far as 150 tire swept us through funnel«, and
is one of the greatest disasters of covered the ship’s decks to a depth miles away.
burned the victims where they lav
In all. ]>rol>alilv of six inches. Two mote of the'
or stood, leavipg a circular imprint
some-Ill.lMXI |>eople were annihilat crow have since died.
of scorched and burned llcsh. I
J< HIX \V BIGGS. I’reubh'tit,
Two of tin; survivors of the crew
ed by this catastrophe. The story
brought 10 on deck who were thus
<• E I. Ht Y. < ahí * tur.
Vico Prcaiiieut. >
as related by the ¿¡»patches is as were loud in their praise of the’
burned. Two of them were dead.
heroic conduct of the c.iotain in,
The others survived, although in u
Cnstries, St Lucia. British West steering their vessel away from
dreadful state or torture from their
Vomited I'lre. Viipoe and sul
burns. Their screams of agony
phur—i old liy tin Eye Wit
( 1 ncor|H*rat<><! )
north ol St. 1’ierr«, the commercial fire which kept falling on the ship
i Out of a total of 23 on board the
capital of Martinique, is the moun for miles after she got under w ay.
Roddam, which includes th« cap
ami the crew, ID are dead, and
St. Lucia, B. W. I , May IL— several are in th« hospital. M v first
A General Sinking Business Transacted. o o
‘f the British and second mates, my.chief engi-
Muv 3 last it commenced to throw ship’s agent, though lie is badly Captain Freeman, < of
Directora W. V. King, I S G»-er, Geo. Frv, \V. E. Triadi. e
out den»« clouds of smoke. At
i steamship Roddam, a survivor of neer, a id my supercargo, <'ampbell
.1. C. Welcome.
M. Plissino is believed her« to be the terrible catastrophe at St. Pierre, i by name, were killed.
inidnight the sunn1 dav. Hanies, ac
onn survivor uf the 40,000 in Martinique, gives the following ac
companied by rumbling noises
The ship was covered from stem
of the town, ami all (lie count of liis experiences ;
lighted the sky over an immense
to stern with tons of powdered lava.
!.•<!<• Hirer lory.
area, causing wi lespread terror. shipping of the port has been ut
"The steamer Roddam. of which which retained its heat for hours
Brío.» 1.OI1UU No. 70. K of r
May I hot ashes covered the whole terly destroyed, tl.c West Indian A I am captain, left St. Lucia
_____ at ___
_ aI*‘(,r *l had fallen. . In many cases
Mente eierv Thuradav night
city quarter of St. Pierre an inch Panama Telegraph Company's re | uiglit of May 7, and was
w»s uu m. ‘ . *t ”••• pracltcally incandescent, and
F M Jordan. C <’
pairing vessel going first, then the Pierre, Martinique, at 6 o’ • clock
• • on | | to .move about the deck in this
Motheralicad , K •! li 8.
Quebec liner Rouiaima. Captain the morning of the Sth. I 1 noticed' burning n't«* 'T»s tot ou r di:l.-
| At noon. May .">, a stream of Muggah. of the latter, waved his that the volcano, Mont Pelce. wag cult, but absolutely perilcne. 1 am
Itl’RNS i'll AFTER, ÁO «U. <> E s
M-vt« mtou I and foii'lll Moiidav
burning lava rush'd -IKK! feet hand iu farewell to the Roddam as «moking, and crept slowly in to. only now able.tc begin thoroughly
each mouth in Maa<m:e ti-all, Vorztly
Main St—opposite Bank
down the mountain side, following his vessel sank with u terrific ex ward the bay, finding there, among to clear anil searchthc ship for anv
Mrs M »ggto lx*v«n., \V. M
the dry bed uf a torrent and reach plosion.
others, the styamers Rorpima, >. the
__ damage done bv llf*volcanic rain
Mr« E:ni<« Thomp.on. Sec.
The British Roval Mail steamer telegr.q ph repair steamer' Grappler «n<l to s4e if then ar.e any corjises
ing the seti. five uiilee from the
|y| AKSDFN 4 UKAI'.V
inoiintaiii, in three minutes. In its Esk, which called off Martinique at and lour sailing vessels, A wall of ’n out«of-the-iMiy places. Fur in
BVKNS IZltMlF, NO »7, A F. .« A M.
rush the fiery flood swept from its 10 o’clock last night, reported tire swept over the town and the stance, this morning I found one
Ma-'ta Salnr ltv on or hcf uà full munti.
<4 idilivti brothers fraternally iioiii-l,
iam «C Au r.jrnns.
plantations, bui’dirig«, factories ' standing off shore live miles, sound bay. The Roddntn was struck body i > the peak of the foiecastle.
E Kiriywo. W. M.
F. S. Uicder,
Burns, Oregon. cattle and human beings over a ing her whistle ami sending up broadside by the burning mass. T.' body was horribly burned, ami
rockets. She received no answer, The shock to the ship wasterribl
breadth of about hall a mile.
the sailor had evidently crept in
(lllice at r<-«idencc. 'Phone 20.
whole sea front was blazing 1 nearly capsizing her. 1 went to there in his agony to die.
IH KNS LOlHiE. NO
iS. A. O f. U
Riviere Blanche stood the large for mile«, 'The Esk tent a boat anchorage between 7 and S o'clock,
fin the arrival of the Roddam nt
Mert« .it Brown fiait rv*rv Eru’av »•>•-
Vcitinv tirotlirra (ratrriiallv in dp ; . • i r.i
Guerin sugar factory, one of the ashore, but it could not land on
St. Lucia, the ship presented an
and hardly had 1 moored when the
viati. Ttu» Sauer«, W. M
finest in the island. It is now account of the terrific tire, which
J * B«s
side of the valcano opened out with appalling appeurauce. Dead and
a terrible explosion. Hearing the calcined bodies lay about the deck,
a living soul au-
u KltNI’Y LODGE. NO. 77, I O. O F.
ill KSS. O|;K(.()\,
awful report cf the explosion, and which was also crowded with in
Meet, every Salnniav evening, li'own'•
hundred and fifty persons are esti peared ashore after the boat had seeing the great wall of flumes ap jured. helpless and suffering jieo-
Vi.itinc brothera (ratcrnallv in-
onice in Bank building,
mated to have perished there, in waited f°r two hours. _ Fire ___
Franko Jacksou, N.G.
proaching the steamer, those on ple. Prompt assistance was ren
ashes fell al! over the steamer.
C.G. Rntith, Hecretarv.
cluding the owner’s son.
dered to the injured bv the author
deck sought shelter wherever it was
In the afternoon a French coast
Y^ tiiAM<>a ni/.uk.KAi.i>
possible, jumping into the cabin, ities here, aud ruv poor, tortuied
h i r i ii;< i . e si> i<>>. women hi
the latter receded 300 t'ect all along ing steamer arrived here from
men were taken to the hospitals.
the forecastle and even into the
Woodcraft. M.et«'Jud «tvl 4th T ihm
The «lead were buried, and I had
the west coast. Returning with
d«\ at Brown'a halt. Mr.. TiHi« Jordan.
Attorney at I aw.
Notary Public. greater strength, a big wave cover as all the country was burned up.
Mr», lune Whiting
omitted to mention that out of 21
I was in the chartroom, but the
/.au , Nuiari il ami Ural Ettatt
ed the whole sea front of St Pierre, the stock was dying, all the planta-
black laborers that I brought from
burning embers were borne so
Cintre li Announcements.
but did little damage ashore or tions were eja-red, the countrv
Grenada to help in stevedoring,
swiftly that they were swept in
people were ilocking into the towns
only six -survived. Meat of the
Sunday School at Harney the
through the door and portholes suf
mice in old Masonic building
threw tticirwselves overboard
first Sunday of each month at !<•
focating and scorching me badly. 1
a dreadful fate: but they
On the second,
o’clock, A M.
was terribly burned by those em
one. for it is the actual
third and fourth Sundays of each
bers about the face and hands, but
water crounff tke ship
p M JORL'AX.
month at 3 o’clock P. M
managed to reach the deck. As
vessel reported that some 30 per
ing service« every eeeond Sunday
soon as it was possible when there.
Practical l.'inil Surveyor.
of my vessel was
at S P M
1 mustered the few survivors who
Ilurtiai. Orrpon, flashes of flame from the mountain. boat Thursday morning for Fort de
miraculous. Tne woodwork i f th»
seemed able tn move, ordered them
The terror stricken inhabitants France, and consequently were
P’.ontujued on Fourth page.
Clubbing rat a givm with any
to slip the anchor, leaped fcr the
rushed for the hills in their night saved.
pajxT or |»rrio<lical pubhabfil in g w Mtn.ER,
bridge «ed rang the engine for full
All attempts to get to St. Pierre
clothes, screaming, shouting and
the Vtilled Staten.
speed astern. The second and third ■ DO YOU GET U?
wailing, mad with terror.
engineer and a fireman were o".
.Votary Public ami Conveyancer,
A LAz’IE BACK ?
The Plissono family escaped to
watch below, and so escaped injury.
$1:3 KEWA33 Î1M.
I St. Lucia in a small steamer.
! They did their part in the aOempi ziiaty Trouble’Makes You Mteerablc.
Peed*,, Etc., oorrcttly made.
The readers of this paper will be
Office al Jtar«
ixtirna. Oreçnn. Thirty five persons, mostly women
• to escape, but the men on deck
AlfaOri cvervbod-z who raau the news-
and children, arrived here in the pleased to learn that there is at
could not work the steering, because
know oi the wonderful
I forenoon of the Gth and furnished least one dreaded disease that I sci
• cures r.’dtdo by Ci.
it was jammed by the debris from
able to cure in
i: all the volcano. We accordingly went
H. VOLP, A. M , M. D. the above detail«. The men re- ence has
the great kidney, liver
TRADE IVI ARRI»
and bladder remed;.
ahead and astern until the gear was
It is the grout rne ii-
C ofvrigmts Ac.
The same afternoon, later, tele- Hall s Catarrh Cure is the only free, but in this running backward
Antiin« ••ndlnff a ukaceh and daaerlptlon dio »
dal triumph cf t "ni::?.-
«jtitcklv Macavtain our «»vintoli freo whaltovr au
graphic communications was in-j positive cure now known to the
tj|J> teentb contur-;
in«vnfHii «• pmbMhly vauvtfablo. <'oniwiuiiiCR
and forward it was two hours after
H":',-covered *i:er jeu: . ci
(tona t*fii<rtly «Mi1<k»nU«l. Handbixik on l’nient »
terrupted with both the Islands of medical fraternity. Catarrh being the lirst shock before we wer* clear
tilico at residence.
urti fnNk ol.hmt apwr for nariirifiic patrm ■».
/I scientific research Ly
l'xleut« tnkfii tnftiuirh Munii A < o. rccaW«
Oregon Martinique ami St. Vincent.
a constitutional disease, requires a
fpoue^t rv»<k<i. wHb.tnl rhartra, in tho
IKi mer. the «r.,U
of the liav.
r.y.rt kidney and b!ad-
During the afternoon of the Sth constitutional treatment.
“One of the most terrifying con
c’tr spcciu'.lit, and is
A hanuaowiehf llloRtratad wemlity. luartfant clr
the British steamer Roddam, which Catarrh Cure is taken internally, ditions was that the atmosphere, ▼.ondeiYally su*cee:f.tl hi promptly ci.-r
ativ adentlfir >«iuri;nj. Tarma. $3 a
WANIKD- TUI'S rWl'RT UY M»'N
hr*, b.ieh.. ludncv, bladder, ui ic acid tree
Ferir ; 6»ur inontba, f 1.
by all «ew»eb'Mler».
uGTurii.tu (nivel Ntul A<|ver(i.sv for ol<| e-tah- had left St. Lnciu al midnight on acting directly upon the blood and
being charged with ashes, it wasj ■We. aod’Di igdit'» b.scake, which is the v.-c; :t
hoiito of solid finnnvial »laiiditiir
».»it« >.■ r no.i
an |>a)»t>ie in r«-h the 7tli for Martinique, crawled mucous surfaces of the system,
Hraurh OCV-», •rm.. Wa«l>ia«r<Hi. I>. c.
No' «m\H*-ltiu required, (live r«derenres nnd
totall V (laI k. 'me
" ns com-
. Dr. .. kilmJr : i Swamp-Rcot is
■ not r*
enrióle -»-If tiddre*.•*»•<! Mrtmpeu em-eloped. slowly into Castries llarhor, un
thereby destroying the foundation
1 Addre»!« MMRHger, X m C'axton HIU r < hi< Hgo.
pletely obsctird, and tk* air was crnrnr.ideiLfor-cvdiiythliigbutlfyixihaveMc-
recognizable, grav with ashes, her of the disease, and giving the pa onlv illuminated bv the llames w.Jiv.er cr blod^r ir^ub e ft will bo fee 1
the remedy you need, k has been le ."i;
WASrKh-MEVF.lt.tl VEKS INS OS CHAR ' rigging dismantled and sheets and tient strength by building up the I roll! the volcano and these of the tn30Tiianj<‘vzayu la hospital work, iii|-rivAtc
•t'lvr «ml 4IHI<I rpp'ilHtuin ill r«rh at«t«-lnn, in
l>ai>rein.r al.mif Inr» .,^.1
llilx iiHinty rr |mrt'fl, r>-|>r>'-ent n.'! «'ixertlM' imntngS ll.lllgltlg UhOUt tom Ul.d
burning town und shipping~It
to write for our cnnfliUntinl letter bvfbr* ap
old c-inhli.lir'i WF.Iihy lui-ii>ei>» holier <d m >II>I „1,
ducc rc«icf and nas proved so •ucc^ssful itt
in doing its work. The proprietors seems .«mall to sav that r the
plying for patent; it mar be worth luonry.
u.i weekly with ■ l,‘l rrt<1.
scene • f.’cr. ca.-- t.-i«t a sp-. i*i «rr*hgc:.tcnt h««
We promptly obtain V. ». and F<>rai<u
r\petiM-> Additional, nil pnyHhlr in eai»h each I
Captain Whattar reported that, have so much faith in its curative was terrifying in the extreme.
been my.<*c by which all readersof'.hisracer
Wednei'diiy direct from head otVires. Horne*
and cari ievex furnished. when nr<*e>'»ir' r ;
who have, riit already tried it, i .ay have a
erenep' E uc I om * self n<Hitan«i**«l '¡j;'.
<* ii - having just cast anchor off St. powers that they offer one Hundred
As we backed out we passed elosc sample bottle .-cut free ty nail, also a bees,
vrbifi«- MaiiRKPr, .'¡6('MXtnn Ruildlng,< hicagw.
•n.) TRADE MARKS ;r r.lsra EN
— 1‘ierre al S P. M . in fine weather Dollars for any ease that it fails to to the Roraima, which was one telling more r.bo'it Swamp Roct and ! o— t»
TIRE alUirnry • *«*•. H,-nd vio»trl. •««'trh
oat if youhave kidney or bladder trov.bic
or i'h"fi «ini w« iwn l *u IMMEDIATE
succeeiling an awful thunderstorm cure. Semi for list of testimonials. mass of blaze«. The «team was fmd
PR£E rrjKirl o.
«»>■ I it v. W« «IV»
W'isi writiujiaeatijn reading ihis generous
! M. b.'«l !««*l «< rvieo »«il
J. Chenev. A Co.,
during the night, he was talking
.’er io thia paper and _
1 otaiM'ar« »re nw«l»r.U'. Fiji».
rushing from the engine-room, and of
send your addrcii to
to the ship’s agent, Joseph Plissono,, Toledo, O
the scream« of those on board were Hr. Kilmer £iCo..Linc
This .¡cniture i» on every I k >« of ths fennin. who RIIS ill II boat alongside, wlieni
Sold b” Druggists, i->C.
ha, non, II. Y. Tne
, terrible to bear. The cries for help regular
and Horn, ot «xáñp
Opp. U.S. Patent Office,Withinffin, D.C.
I.axiltivc Bromo Quinine rabiou he saw a tremendous cloud of smoke Hall’s Family Pills are the liest. aero all in vain, for w- coul I do J.'i'jc fifty ti’s cent
sold by all good d.
'h« remedy that tern n <’<..'d lu vm day
% íe t;c c i* J o :3
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