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TUESDAY AND FftiDAY
ISSUED SEMI-WEE L,
TUESDAY ..'ID FHrZAV
nrTT-nrTH YEAK NO. 103.
SECOND SECTION SIX PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON, FRIDAf MORNING, OCTOBER 6, 1905.
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TO GO BEFORE
DISTRICT ATTORNEY JEROME HAS
MADE SUCH ANNOUNCEMENT.
MORE SENSATIONAL TESTIMONY
Develops in Insurance Scandal Investi
gation and Protection la
Threatened. ; , t
Counsel for Mutual Life Makes Some
.Interesting Disclosures as Do Other
Principal Witnesses More Campaign
NKW YORK, Oct. 5. That the as
tounding total of more than $2,690,000
has been paid as commissions by the
Mutual Life Insurance Company to
"two members of the family of Richard
A. McCurdy, president of the company,
arid the promise of District Attorney
Jerome that the insurance scandals
would certainly be submitted later to
an extraordinary grand jury, were the
sensational developments in the insur
ance situation Jtoday.
Previous to this testimony, W. F.
Thummel, attorney for the Mutual
Life, testified he had- paid the chairman
of the Republican congressional cam
paign committee the sum of $2500 in
cash 'as a campaign contribution.
Jerome, in announcing in court that
the scandals would be submitted to an
extraordinary grand jury said the in
quiry by the legislative committee had
shown "greater moral obliquity and
moral obtuseness on the part of the per
sons important in the business world
than did the shocking revelations in re
gard to the Equitable Life."
Thummell, while on the stand, said
the contribution to the campaign fund
had been suggested by the danger of
a Democratic house, that would result
in tariff and other legislation of a
character to upset the business and af
fect, the policy holders. lie said the
other companies had been asked to con
tribute, but did not know how many
did. Thummell denied paying any
money to any legislator for the purpose
of influencing legislation or to any othf r
jrson for that purpose. -
He described the legislative pool, and
said the expenses were met by the com
pany looking after the territory in
wlrtch the expenses were incurred, and
later an adjustment of these expenses
ira made between the three companies.
He received mvMicy from the New York
Life in these 'adjustments, but kept no
account of his disbursements.
Thummell said MeCall was in error
in his testimony yesterday that he
paid money to the witness to further
the federal supervision of insurance.
The -witness had talked with McCall
on the Subject and Met 'alt promised to
-contribute to it, but no money was
paid to Thummel.
He further descrilted the division of
territory in the country under which
the three companies looked after; legis
lation affecting the insurance interests
and said the Mutual Life paid out in
11)04 $15,000 for legislative work.
LOCAL MEN TO INVEST.
Corvallis Citizens Lend Support to Pro-
. posed Water System.
ORVLLTS, Or., Oct. ij. Bids are
to be opened nerft Monday for the pro
posed issue of $75,0O0 of bonds for the
construction of a gravitv water svstero
for Corvallis. It is asserted that the
bonds will sell as low as 4 per cent
and that most of them will be bid in by
local capitalists. One citizen of ( or
vallis wants to invest $50J0 and others
wish-to invest amounts varying from
Bids for the construction of the plant
are shortly to be opened and it is ex
pected that before the end of the month
the work of construction will be well
underNway. i " '"
. SAFELY TOWED IN POET.
BAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 5 MereTf
ant's Exchange has a dispatch saying
the British ship Bermuda, boun.I from
Newcastle, Australia, to Aeapulco was
caught in a typhoon and lost all her
masts. The crew was about to aband
on the vessel when tho German steam
er Nauphia came to tho rescue . and
towed the sh.p to her destination,
300 Chinese' Pheasants
t I ..' -,- - v I
Killed by Salemftes first day of the seaspn; and it is
an even bet that 75 per cent of them ..were eaten by
teeth made by Dr.B Er Wright, the Painless Dentist.
I have made hundreds iof sets of teeth since coming to
Salem, and am sUll making them. ; My business is in
creasing every 'month, which speaks volumes for my
work. If you need work, arid it is probable that you
do, come in and talk'it oyer. HI guarantee to show
you where you can save time, money and pain by hav
ing me do your dental work.
ANXIOUS FOE BETTER BATES
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Delegates Representing the Trade In-
i dustTial and Producing Interests , 4
j Meet In Chicago.
' CHICAGO, Oct. "ep-With a view" ot
arouting interest in the movement for
better rates as outlined in the presi
dent" ; last annual message, delegates
representing the trade industrial and
producing interests of the country met
in convention nere today. The point
forcibly emphasized at this meeting
was the necessity of impressing con
gress with the extent of the demand
of the people in all parts of the mud'
try for proper legislation In the rates
matter and those present were urged
to. bring every influence to bear in or
der to bring about this resuJt.
,The part of the president's message
dealing directly .with this question is
ad follows:' , - .'"-;, Tv'" : ; -'
"The interstate commerce commis
sion should be vested with the power,
where a given rate has been challenged
unreasonable, to decide, subject to ju
dicial review, what shall be a reason
able rate to take it's place; the ruling
of the committee to take effect im
mediately anl to obtain until it is re
versed by the court of review."
THEY ARE NONPLUSSED.
Tammany , Puts Full City Ticket , in
i Field Amid Great Enthusiasm. '
5 NEW YORK, Oct. 5. Mayor Mc
Clellan was tonight renominated for
mayor of New York city by the Demo
cratic city convention of the Tammany
j The Tammany convention was held
in Carnegie hall amid much enthusiasm.
The fact that the entire ticket .had been
decided upon before hand did not seem
to diminish, the ardor of the delegates.
The ticket named by tho convention
follows: Mayor George B. McClellan;
comptroller, Herman A. Metz; presi
dent of the board of aldermen, Patrick
A resolution was adopted highly com
mending President Roosevelt for hi
services in bringing about peace be:
tween Russia and Japan. McClellan, in
accepting the nomination, declared it
had Come to him unasked and unsought
He said he pledged to no man or group
of men, but pledged only ,to the people
to do his duty to the best of his ability.
SHOW OPENS UP
SOME FINE POULTRY STOCK ON
EXHIBITION AT THE EX
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Fair Weather Increases Attendance
j With Poultry Show as the Main At
! traction Lack: of Turkey Exhibit r
: Noticeable Feature.
i PORTLAND, Oct. 5. Special to the
Statesman. More than eleven hundred
of the very purest poultry of the Pa
cific coast fand a few eastern states
are on exhibition at the fair here, al
most every breed being-, represented,
with the single exception of turkeys,
the absonco of -the latter beinjj mos
Extremely severe rains and poor e
press service has caused some delay Is
the getting of entries in coops but th
last one was placed late this afternoon
and the seven judges will begin the
work of placing the awards tomorrow
morning. The weather today has been
fair which caused the coming out of an
increased attendance, with the poultry
show as the main attraction.
HE PAYS THE REWARD.
Chief - of Police Donahue of . Omaha
Rewards Captors of Pat
Crowe. . . ;
OMAHA, Oct. 5. Chief of Folic
Donahue' todav sent a check for $200
to Butte, Mont., to cover the reward
offered bv the chief personally for the
capture of Pat Crowe.. The check was
sent "to Cantain Dunn of the Omaha
.lntootivA force, to be furned over to
the officers at Butte who placed Crowe
under arrest. Crowe will be brought
back handeuffed to two detectives.
TO MARRY A TITLE. - .
LONDON, Oct. 5 Lord Willonghby
Deersby', the eldest son of the Earl and
Countess of Lancaster, will shortly
marry Elolsc, the daughter of the late
W. LvBreesa of New York.
MEASURE NOT ,
TO BE DRASTIC
WILL NOT BE UNJUST TO INTER
ESTS OF RAILROADS.
peo visions are explained
Of Proposed Bill to Regulate the Bates
of Railroads sH Over the ,
- ; I "Country.
Each Townsend, , One of - the Anthors,
- Says Railway Commissions Will not
Be Empowered to Fix all Bates,; but
to Change Them if Needed.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. Railroad
rate legislation was the topic of a long
conference today between the president
ami Representative Townsend, of Mich
igan one, of. the authors of the Esch
Townsend bill, "passed" last winter by
the house of Representatives. At the
conclusion of the conference Townsend
said it was his purpose to have his b .
in readiness fof introduction in the
house assoon as congress convened.
After making it perfectly clear the
provisions of the measure apply to pri
vate cars, -refrigerator cars and termi
nal charges, it will-be my purpose,
through, the measure, to confer upon the
interstate commerce commission the
jtower to make its findings in any par
ticular case effective within a reason
able time after they are announced.
'Efforts have been made to'ereate
the impression the purpose of the advo
cates of this legislation is to give the
interstate commerce commision author
ity to fix all rates' of the railroad. This
is not so. ltis intended that only the
commission, If complaint shall hd made
to it that any particular rate is unjust,
it shall have the power, after due in
vestigation,' to substitute a reasonable
rate in case the
complaint shall have
been shown to be
BATED AS A LOSS.
Cargo of Derelict
Santa Barbara Is
Water in the'
Oct. 3. The
Barbara, which ran on
i reef near De
on the Mendocino
-otinty coast last
Hunday, was" towed
into this harbor
today by the steamer
Porno. The Hant
liar bar a became so
um pletely water 1 o
gged as she approach-
ed the port f thafl
two knots an hour
was the best the'
Porno could make with
her. The derelict
will be towed to the
ired. Most of her
cargo was rated
a loss. .
jPat Crowe Charges
Oct. .1. Governor
Mickey this eveni
g issued a requisition
m the governor of
Montana for the re
, under arrest at
charge on which the
d was the shooting
turn of Pat Crow
Butte. Mont. The
requisition is in
ind. wounding of
an Omaha policeman.
FIRED THE PHYSICIAN.
Dr. Blalocaf of Walla
physician at the
tiary has been'
Kees liecanse of
h. Dr". Blaloek, chief
Valla Walla peniten-
lismissed by . Warden
the recent outbreak of
typhoid fever in
ernor Mead state
Ithe institution. Gov-
today he would not
PORTSMOUTH TREATY WILL BE IN
, EFFECT WITH EXCHANGE Of
- RATIFICATIONS. -
Simple Ceremony Will Be Performed
by Baron. Rosen and Minister Taka
hira in presence of President Soose
' Telt a.ad Ferhaps in Whit House.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4. The ratifi
cations of the treaty of Portsmouth
will be exchanged at Washington'.; be
tween Baron Rosea, the Russian ambas
sador, and Takahira, the Japanese era
hassador, f as soon as ' these important
documents are received from St. Peters
burg and Tokio. The ratifications will
contain ench and English texts of the
treaty. -This was decided at a confer
ence trfday between Baron Rosea and
Takahira! which began at the Russian
ambassador's apartments and conclud
ed at the state department. -
'Special powers are conferred on the
two plenipotentiaries enabling the ex
change of their ratifications to be ilen
tical in scope. The approval of the
treaty by the-, privy council at Tokio,
which' occurred today," in effect ratifies
tho convention-and the farmolity of the
emperor's signature will follow suottlv
The treaty becomes effective as soon as
ratified and the exchange of ratifica
tions is only a formalitr. No arrange
ments have been concluded for the cere
mony of ratifications,, but it will prob
ably be even a more simple reremony
tuan the signing of the treaty at Ports
mouth." The chief difference will be the
presence of President JBoosevelt. - It is
probable the president will "place the
White House at the disposal of the en
voys' on this occasion. -
VETERANS HOLD REUNION.
Pennsylvania Veterans Held Their An
nual Reunion, at Scranton .
, Yesterday. " '
SCRANTON, Pa, Oco. 5. The One
Hundred and Forty-third regiment of
Pennsylvania volunteers held their an
nual reunion here today. A business
meeting was held at Grand A rmyv Me
morial hall which is also the headquar
ters of the association, . this morning.
Dinner was served at 1 o'clock by the
ladies and the afternoon assembly was
opened with prayef by the chaplain.
Quite a , number of the survivors of
this famous regiment were present with
their families and exeaanged greetings
and old recollections with-their com
rades of the stupendous four years'
struggle in which they stood and fought
side by side. ; - -, . '
DETERMINED TO FH1HT.
Meat Packers WiU,Not Submit to Trial
Gently First Effort rails.
CHICAGO, f Oet. 5. The packers
whose recent attempt o' abate the in
dictment found against them charf iog
conspiracy to mooopolize the meat in
dustry of the country ended in failure,
will Mondav 'next enter pleas of... not
guilty before Judge Humphrey. To all
of the other counts in the indictment
against them demurrers will be filed
tomorrow morning. The demurrers areJ
general antx cjparge amoiguuy, vague
ness and uncertainty against the seven
counts, and charge in the two remain
ing counts that double charges are con
tained. "THE CONQUEROR" A FAILURE.
NEW YORK, Oct. 5. Theatrical gos
sip from the other side states that the
blank vers play, ' The Conqueror, '
by the Duchess of Southerland Jhas been
denounced with orie-voice by the crit
ics of London. TLe play was produced
as the opening piece at they La Bcalo
theatre by Forbes RobertsbnNnd Ger
trude Elliatt. It was splendidly stag''
ed and welt acted but in spite of all
was pronounced tedious and dull. ,
JERRY SIMPSON BETTER.
WICHITA, Kan Oct. 5. Ex-Repre
sentative Simpson spent a quiet day and
was somewhat improved this evening.
OVER TWO HUNDRED YEARS
SINCE FIRST GERMAN IMMI
GRANTS LANDED HERE.
Germans and German-Americans Have
Anniversary Celebration at Charles
ton Prominent People Take Part In
the FTbgrsifijtV.,i-"!,-':i "V- ;v :"'
CHARLESTON, X. C, ct. 5 Today
is the two hundred and twenty-second
anniversary of the arrival of the first
German immigrants in ,this country.
The Germans and German-Americans
of this city began tho fitting celebra
tion of the day with formal exercises
at the Kchultzenplatz this afternoon.
Orations were delivered by the Kev.
Charles Koerner, I). I)., who spoke in
German, and Mr. John I). Capplemann,
whose remarks were in English. Mr.
George Luntz, president of the "Ger
man Day ' association, called the gath
ering to order and spoke of the signifi
cance "of the day, ntent ioning thef act
that altlU'iiKii today is 'generally ac
cepted as the date of the first German
settlement in America when immigrants
came front the home country on board
the steamer Concord and landed at Phil
adelphia, yet it is not historically cor
rect, as there is evidence to show that
forty , German families settled in
Charleston at an earlies date.
The park was gaily decorated for
the occasion and the two bands, one in
the upper . ball ami the other on the
lawn, provided music continually. Be
sides the bands, there was also a chorus
of thirty Voices which rendered Ger
man songs during the day. The sports
in which the Germans delight, bowling,
target shooting and athletie contests' of
all kinds, were provided for the crowd
a nd prizes were given to the successful
contestants. Even the women and chil-
lren were not forgotten, there 'being
several' events especially arranged for
their benefit. Altogether the scene was
one of life and vivacity in which every
one enjoyed himself to his heart's eon
tent in the thorough way in which the
Germans know so well how to arouse
YELLOW FEVER SITUATION.
PENSACOLA. Oct. 3.-The official
summary follows: New cases. 18; total,
New Orleans. Oct. 3. The following
reports from the country are received
Amelia and Bayou. Lourse (three days),
seven new eases, one death. Laplace
and tieiaity (seven days), twenty-six
new eases, four deaths. .-
j New Orleans. Oct. 5. The reoort to
6 , p. m.: .New cases, 28; total, 3,122;
deaths, 3; total, 403 new foci, 6. With I
number of fatalities reduced to almost
insignificant figures ' the ' public , has
gained the idea " the number, of new
eases are unjustifiably large and there
is being included In the official list or
dinary malarial fever. ! i
NO DANGER OF BREAKING. .
. VICTORIA, Oct. '5,-fhe Caoaji in
government steamer Quadra, Captain
Hackett. which left this morning for
the west coast of Vancouver island to
locate the site for a .new lighthouse
hear Kyuqnot, is ashore at lJoscdale
reef, near Race Rocks. The Quadra
struck soon after high tide. The quar?
antine tag art west out, but failed to
move the steamer .The tug Lome will
be intercepted and asked to assist the
stranded vessel. The steamer is testing
on an even keel and the water is calm.
FOUND SHY IN
PROMINENT PEORIA BANKER AR
RESTED FOR EMBE7!7:T.F.MENT
SHORT SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS
And Record Dating Back Only Period
of Two Years Is Inves- '
Was Superintendent of School for Over
Twenty Years and His Entire Record
Will Be Looked , Into Believed
v Shortage Will Be Mash Greater.
. PEORIA, 1 1L Oct. 5.- Prof. 2sewton
C. Dougherty, superintendent of the
city schools for more than twenty years
and president of the Peoria National
bank, and capitalist, was today arrested
on two true bills rendered by the grand
jury, charged with forgery and embez
The arrest followed an investigation
by the grand jury of charges brought
against Dougherty that the account of
the school funds, deposited in the bank,
of which he was president, were being
manipulated. The investigation result
ed in the discovery of a shortage of at
least $60,000. The investigation cov
ered only a period of from January,
The grand jury now, it is said will
investigate the entire record of Dough
erty as superintendent of schools and
it is believed a much greater shortage
will be found. His arrest created a
sensation. He has been reputed a
CADETS FOB ISLANDS.
Agricultural College May Nominate
Three for Constabulary.
CORVALLIS, Or., Oct. 4. According
to a new ruling of the war department,
Lieutenant Quinlari will be allowed to
select this year three men from the O.
A. C. cadets for positions in the con
tabulary in the Philippine islands. The
pay for the constabulary officers is:
Third lieutenant, f 1100 per annum: sec
ond lieutenant, $ 12H); first lieutenant,
$1300. Lieutenant Quintan, command
ant of the cadets, during his service in
the Philippines assisted in establishing
the branch of army service, and be is
considered well fitted to pass upon ap
pointment for these positions.
A AMTTY WILL BE DET.,
Common Council's Ordinance Will Take
" , Effect Friday.
AMITY, Or., Oct. A. At the last
meeting of the common council an or
dinance was passed prohibiting the sale
of intoxicating liquors within the town.
Tho ordinance will take effect Oetolwr
G, and for the first "time in over ten
years Amity will be a "dry" town.
Public schools this year have an in
creased enrollment. All the teachers
of last year have been retained.
The Briedwell-Masonic block Amity 's
second brick structure, will be ready
for occupancy October 20.'
t WASHINGTON, Oct. 5. The follow
ing postmasters were appointed by the
president today: Oregon Burns, F. W,
Welcole; Sumpter, Harvey H. Buck.
Washington South Bend, Frank L.
CONGRESSMAN SIMPSON ILL.
WICHITA, Oct. 3. Ex-Congressman
Jerry Himpson is in a critical condition
and not expected to live through the
KANSAS CITIZENS WOULD LYNCH
INHUMAN PARENTS OF TOB
Coroner's Jury Holds Father, Step
mother and Stepsister of Deal Boy
.and Dying Baby Girl on Charge of
Murder of Foimar.
FORT ' SCOTT, Kan., Oct. ,4. The
county , jail is surtounded tonight by
men- who insist that Mr. and Mrs.
George Hlggins and daughter, Clarissa,
aged fourteen years, held by the cor
oner 's Jury for the death of Biggins'
six-year-old aon by his ' former wif e,
ihould be lynched. .The sheriff, expect
ing an assa'ult on the jail, has, it is re
torted. fled with the prisoners. The
lail is strongly ffuarded. ' , ;
; That the little hoy was tortiired to
death is Bpeeiflcarrjr charged Dy; tie. cor
oner 's jury. The boy 's two-yerw-old
sister was also crucltv treated and is at
the point of death in the hospital here.
While Mrs, Hlgiria own children were
well fed and . treated kindly, her two
step-children, according to the evidence
presented to the jury,, were literally
starved. ; ,
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V CniLDHEN AI12 CEEMATaJ).
Escape Is Cut off in Apartment Houso
Fire in Erooauyn.
XEW YOBK, Oct. 4. Fir tonight in
an apartment house in Brooklyn cut off
the escape ' of CbJrles Donnellr, " h?s
wue and ; three ' children on th top
fioor. ine nremen -rescuea tue latner
! and mother. After the fire was extin
4 goished- the charred bodies of the chil
dren were louno. .
IMPORTS MORE THaN HALF.
The SUtisties Show that More than a
Half of Mexico's Imports Are
.' from w. S. "
MEXICO CITY, Oct. 3.--The statis
tics of the foreign trade of Mexico just
issued for the fiscal year ending June
30, show that the total imports amount
to $85,761,081 in gold, of . which mere
than half, $48,303,167, came from the
United States. This is an increase of
nearly $6,000,000 over ,tbe preceding
year. Other countries showed a slight
increase over the figures of last year
for imports, while in exports there was
a decided decrease in the amount of sil
ver exported, bnt a corresponding in
crease in the exportation of gold.
WOMEN ELECT OFFICERS.
State Federation Brings .Interesting
Meeting to a Close at Eugene.
EUGENE, Or., Oct. o. the fifth an
nual convention of the State Federa
tion of Women's clubs came to a close
today. Last night's lecture by Pro
fessor II. C. Howe, oi -the University
of Oregon, on "Millit,' was thorough
ly enjoyed. ,
The following omcers were elected:
President, Mrs. Sarah A. Evans.; Port
land; fiirst'vice president, Mrs. Samuel
White. Baker City; second vice presi
dent, Mrs. F. S. Dunn, Eugene; record
ing secretary, Mrs. M. L. Syaulding,
The, Dalles; corresponding secretary,
Mrs. Hayes, Portland; directors,' Mrs.
Henrv Sengstacken, Marshfield, Mrs.
FOX. ' - ' . :
STATE CONVENTION OF W. C. T. U,
LITTLE RtkjlC, Ark, f)ct. 5.The
annual state convention of the Wom
an's Christian Temperance; Union" of
this state met twre today. The at
tendance ; was all that .could be d.-ire"d
as delegates wore present from all the
loeal organizations in the state and ev
ery one seemed interested in the 'dis
cussion of the subjects introduced for
the improvement of the work of ths
Union. V The renorta submitted of tr
last yea's work were encouraging and
showed that the W, C. T. II. has' been
as active as ever in its effbrfs to licttcr
e, conditions of the poorer classes
among whom the-most suffering' from
the universal curse is found.
NATIONAL CIVIC FEDERATION TO
STUDY MUNICIPAL' OWNER
MellvlUe Ingails, of Cincinnati, Chosen
Prert lent Full Set of Officers Elec
ted Commfrrdori in Session in New
York" City. ,.-.'
NEW YORK, Oct. 5.f-Mclvill In
gails of Cincinnati, . president of the
boanl of directors of - the. Cleveland,
Cincinnati k, St. Louis railroad, was
today chosen to head the commission
of national civic federation, which has
undertaken the studv of the municipal
ownership problem, as it apcars both
in this country and abroiad. The com
mission met in this city today.
The first session was presided over
by Samuel Gonier8, of the American
Federation of Labor, and first vice
president of the National Civic Federa
tion. - 5
In addition to Ingnlls as president.
the other officers of the' commission
chosen today arc: First vice-president,
John Mitchell of IndianaiHilis, presi
dent of the United Mine Workers; sec
ond vice-president, John! G. Agar, New
1 ork Citv, president of the Reform
Club, and secretary, Edward A. Moffatt,
New York City, editor of the Brick
layer and Mason." ,
RAILROADS AT WAR.
Canadian Pacific and Great Northern
Having Trouble in British
VANCOUVER, B. C, Oct. 4. A spe
cial from Midway, B. ('., says: The
Canadian Pacific ami Great Northern
have come to a clash In this district.
Last Saturday a Canadian Pacific work
train pulled into this place with a large
gang of men aboard. The workmen
roeeeded to a spot on the V.' V. ft E.
n the neighborhood of Jackson's ranch,
about four miles from Midway. Thero
they built a high fence of heavy tlin-
ler right across the right of way. No
tices were also posted prohil iting tres
passing under penalty of prosecution.
his morning gradfrs employed !y the
. V. ft E. arrived, tore dowa the fence
and 'proceeded with the work of cross
ing the lots claimed by the Canadian
Pacific. Nothing further had developed
at noon, but it if expected there will
be lively times within the next couple
of days. , .
GAMES WILL ALTERNATE.
A - " ......
Contest for National Baseball Cham'
pionship to Begin at FhiU
; delphla Monday.
CINCINNATI, , Oct. 3. Chairman
August Herrmann, of the national base
ball commission today gave out the de
tails which, will govern the world's
championship series between the New
York National leagne and the Philadel
phia American league clubs. The own
ing game wilt be. played Monday, Oc
tober 9, at the American league grounds
tn Philadelphia; the second game Tues
day,. October 10, at the National league
grounds in New York. In this manner
the game will alternate until the series
shall have been played.
MEETING IS POSTPONED.
DALLAS, Tex., Oct. 3. The meeting
of the Photographers' Association,
which was to have taken place here to
day, has been postponed until Novem
ber 1, because of the change in datei
oi me state xair. .
STEAMER ST. PAUL ON TIIE ROCH3
" OFF POINT OORDA.
VESSEL AND CARGO IN DANQEU
She Was Fifteen Miles out of Coursa
When She Struck the
Tugs and Steamers Come to Rescue and
Save all of Seventy-Five Passengers
on Board Vessel Abandoned by Her
' Crew. 1
EUREKA,. vaL, Oct. 5. The steamer
St.' 1'aul, bound from San Francisco to
Portland, went ashore this morning at
Point Gorda, a short .distance south of
the entrance to this harbor during a
dense fog. She had sevYnty-flve passen
gers on board, all 04 whom were safely
landed on the beach. The vessel with
her cargo of general merchandise is
probably a total loss.
The tng Ranger arrived at 10 o'clock
with five passengers taken from the
steamer St. Paul. Thirteen passengers
were transferred to the steamer Porno-
no, which left here today for San
Francisco. The remainder of ,the pas
sengers and crew, ninety-eight in num
ber, are supposed to be on the steamer
Vanjruard, which is now outside of
Hutubolt bay, unable to eros on ac
count of the heavy weather, it is pos
sible the Vanguard's passengers have
been transtcrred to tho Pomona also.
When the St. Paul struck she was
fifteen miles out of her course. The
third officer was at the bridge at the
time. The steamer struck at 3 o'clock
this morning during a dense fog. She
now lies with her stern to the beach,
150 yards from shore, and has been
abandoned by the captain and crew, it
is thought the vessel a total loss.
The St. Paul lies in a nest of rocks,
her bow to the, northwest and with a
slight list to seiiward, one and a half
miles below Point Gorda. Apparently
she is in god condition, the sea having
smoothed down considerably since she
struck. It is s in.w.th. between the
wreck and shore but rough on the out
That some big craft had met disaster
down the coast was first reported to
Kureka this morning at !: 15 o'clock,
when the message came summoning a
tug. . The identity of the craft was
then unknown and It was decided to
await the coining of the steamer
Roanoke, which it was thought might
have some news of the wreck. The
Roanoke hail not seen any craft in dis
tress And the life savers ut once-left
the city, departing about noon.
Wen the tug arrived this evening,
all the passenger Were still on the
craft, having preferred the ship, which
was in no danger, to 'the- rough, inhos
pitable const, which offered no protec
tion. Two hawsers had been sent ashore
ami the passengers could easily have
gone ashore any time had it become
necessary. The tng was gladly hailed
anil without loss of time everybody was
taken aboard without oxeident. The
tng then started for Eureka, leaving
the wreck shortly after dark. -
At that time the sea . was growing
smoother and the hull of the vessel wss
resting more easily. Although the ves
sel had hot begun to break tip, it pound
ed heavily st times, but the passengers
were at no time alarmed after the first
shock in the early morning, when the
majority were -in their lerths. The
vessel struck without a hard shock. The
officers soon restored order and as it
was seen there was no imminent dan
ger, the shore was spoken for assist
ance and all settled down to wait for
relief. It is lclieved the vessel's plight
is partly due to the heavy inshore cur
rent which sets in at this time of year.
It is extremely problematical how long
the St. Paul will be able to hold to
The vessel is in a position in which
it is impossible to reath her in any
thing but small craft, "After striking
the rocks the St. Paul sounded her
whistles ot distress, but owinir to tho
early hour snl the absence of houses
some time elatsed before any one was
aroused. When Charles Bfoli, a ranch
er, appeared, he was greeted by cheers
irom tue passenges whose fears were
assurances given by the officers,
It required some time to make BfoJi
understand wftat was wanted, but up
on realizing the true slate of affairs
he left without delay. The, distance
from the wreck to the town of Pe
troUs was seven miles an 1 Bfoli walk
d and ran the distance In less than
au boor. He was greatly excited and
several minutes claused before 1,
eould make known the plight of the
vessel and then trouble was experienc
ed in reaching Eureka by telephone.
oieps were then taken to guard
against an emergency, it being uncer
tain what damage the vessel had sus
tained and bow Jon e It would be w...
sible for the passengers Jo stay aboard.
The sailors embarking in small boats
manage.! to get a huge hawser to land
ftnd after securely fastening it, re
tanned for another which was hid
more easily. The passengers then be
gan collecting, their valuables and bits
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