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TWO EDITIONS DAILY AT 2:3
X. M. AND 4:00 r. M.
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SALEM, OBBGON, THURSDAY. AP.RIL 19. 1W.
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EEPS QUffN CITY OF THE PACIFIC
aklancl April J9 At 6 o'clock this morning San Francisco is a mass of ruins, anct the
Ines continue the work of destruction, obliterating the few remaining habitations. All night
p heavens were lighted by the vast conflagration. This morning clouds of smoke mark the
'continuance of the destruction amid a scene of unspeakable horror The water has absolutely
failed, and nothing can save the city Fire is spreading west, north and south throughout the
residence 'districts, and all are helpless and hopeless.
Oakland, Aptil i 9 San Francisco is a shambles, the supply of dynamite is exhausted, no more buildings can be blown
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W9M0 stop tne progress ox tne nre. i nere is no water, ino numan agency can stop tne connagation. r ire men ate dropping
exhaustion. Many are sleeping under wagons, careless as to the approach of the flames. The situation could not be
orse, unless a volcano began pouring lava over the city.
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!-I" Stanford University, April J9.A11 the most beaotlfol buildings of tlic famous Stanford University arc rated to the ground, causing a loss of $3,800,000. and bring-
-S Jar death to two persons The buildings destroyed arc: Enclna Hall, the College Home of the boy students, Uie new Gymnasium Building, only recently corifplcted and I
: one of the finest structures of Its kind in the world; famous Stanford Library building, recognUed the world over as an architectural triumph; quadrangle, one of the most t
; '. novel and beautiful of all college structures, and the grand arch at the cntrence of the university grounds.
I Santa Rosa, Caf., April J 9. This city Is a total wreck. J 0,000 homeless men, women and children are huddle together. The loss of life will reach into the hun-
; ; dreds. The business portion has tumbled into ruins. Main street Is piled many feet deep with fallen buildings. Not one business building from the California Northwest
: : era Pacific depot in the extreme west to the Athcncum on the cast is left intact. The destruction includes all the county bnlldlngs. What was not destroyed by the earth-
quake was swept by fire.
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HfrVttgtofc, April 19. The rental Telegraph Company roomed this morn-
lac ftjMHtch from 8u rraacUoo, via Oakland, eaylngt Mriro nUU rag.
ty doomed. No water except along tho bay. The (Vre muit burn
Every building In the bualnosa district and half of tho residence
already destroyed. Not a largo building left In tho city."
Roco, Cat, April 10, One Uindred and Afty persona aro reported
kUlMnfitAla olty. The enwro biulne portion of th town, bordered by
St, Xwive street on the north, Market itreet on the vreat, Third atreot on
the ejSJjiuvd Ban remando street on the aou.h la a complete maaa of rules.
The elty la under martial law, and the street are patrolled by troop and
bob allowed to leave their homea until rooming. All tho hospitals are
wowdewlth dead and dying. The work of rceuo la being carried on by
appoint., worker. Traflle la all part of the olty la blocked. The Stand
ard, ejf&rie plant la badly deaeliahed, and the olty la In da-ricnesa. The
yrvperwr lew will reach far into the milllona. Among tho building! either
ea&yduaaged or raxed to the grouud aro tho eouxt houao, hall of reeorda.
St, Jataea: Hotel, Annex of Vendeme, Baglo'a hall, postoflice, Re building
TH.jlif.rty block, St. ratriok'a ohuroh, SaTo Drpoedt, National bank of
Mm Jeee bulldinga, A report from the St, Agnew eute insane aaylum, m
from tbla oity, itatea that 100 were killed by the collapsing of half
the main structure, Many axe reported musing.
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4weod City, April 10, flrcat damage waa done by the earthquake. Many
.were dc-txoyed, and the condition of ruin la general about the oity.
Kfcniegio library waa completely destroyed.
Waaalagten. P. C. April Ww The
!, April 19.F-J p. m.
ua reae on Saa IVaMUee
g the elty waa oe vait deo-
Vhere ba4 te4 the
ngf, new ean be aeen eaiy
ak and ateel and ateae. It
t of horror. Paale-itrUken
thettsaaa, fathered la Golden Gate
Hwkykwelt'. hosieleefl, huBgrj and
ik)rtjrw They apread Wank eta, but
there7 waa little Weep for any. The
wad ot ooatinued dynamiting told of
tka deriWon. of aoorea of atrueturea,
aaad tkrriave up hepea of saving their
hemM, uaada of refugee are at
JMacie P3tj which bow seema te be the
oaly aalTwaee on the north ead of
the peJia. Their plight U pitiful,
lew hAviag aufficleat bedding. The
waUUg of the youag are mingled with
ih moM U the eldwa. The deterate
etfert made by the water company to'
r sse . - .... I
I.yiuf Ha alna seem zruiueaa. Taeie
y"Mwer yet, The ooareity of food
t ? ""Tft . m.- .! . I. I-
mijinffl etorea in tho outlying dit-
only euffieieat to last a few
e poor axe fereed to remain
aneiieo. Other ha.e fled to
land and other bay dtie,
ommodatlese are net nM-
la the elty hall 500 ref-
Sfeea ? naing orereoata and wtapa
earthquake reeerdiag taitruwenta here
registered two twal! eaoeka during last
night and this morning. The senate
thia morning appropriated 100,000 it
the reNef of the 8an Franeiseo suffer
ers ,to be expended under the direetUa
of Taft, who was authorised te employ
teamers and ether meana to earry eup
pliea and furnish traasjlertatien te refugees.
Chleage, April 19. Chief of PeMee
Celliaa haa wired Chief Din en, of 8a n
Franeiseo extending sympathy, and ten
dering a tquad of detectives.
I suffer lag in the elty for at least two.
days, and hy that time feed will arrive
frexa Vaaeeuvor berraeka.
Saa -Hrueetaft, Ajtrlt lt.-Tha water
system was destroyed by the earth
quake, aad fire Dghting Is out f the
(uestlea. The elttxeas have bUhiImkH
their ItetatM and gene to the hiHa Thr
Are kae swept the wl4ea destrlet, lv
ellag the hemes ef M.MW la this e
seetiea aWae, The Nrnperlum, the
elty 'a Mggt deparUaeut stera, wa
Market strvet, U a awes af mls.
late yetftevda' aftraa 4 be bullJ
lag ia the vteiaity ef the United
State mint aad the peitofllse were
blwa up, la the bp af aavlng tbeM
kaJi atlmmm Th & usmuaJ lu.
j ' w laewwe lT wnw frtwfvw ffwe
Wm, aad these magalteeat strueUiree
ineludiag the elty hall, fell before the
earklBg rtanwMi. At 9 e'eleek kt
night the Bailey k UOe-ta UlWlng.en
Cluy street, fell la, kllllag three taea
and seven horse.
Saa Fraaelsea. April 19. The mag
ailUent ehureh aad eellege ef tH. Igaa
tins, at the northwest earner ef Van
Keu Aveaue and Hayes streets, have
been destroyed. The Iom la ever 1.
000,f. The ehureh contained paint
Sags aad freceoee of almost fkrieeleoa
value. Prom the present appearaaee it
is probable that W or more Insuraaee
eompanies will be ruined. The man
age of the larger companies are ef
the opinion that they will bo able te
meet aU losses. In any event, all iaH
sura nee companies doing business ia
this elty have been hit a ataggeriag
brew, from tho effects of which many
will never recover.
rakiagton, April 19. The commis
vyaerai naa oxaerea soq.ooo ra
fffceea Denver and other Western
peent is Sas Franeiseo. making
i ordered there. The army ex-
i lave aaore ratio in San Fran
within ten days. These eett
Washington, D. a, April 19. Super
intendent Leaeh, of the mint at Saa
Franeiseo, haa wired that tho mint, eo
far, ia safe. Three hundred an3 nine
million dollars, la coin and bullion have
been caved. Ho praised the work of
Lieutenant Armstrong, of the Sixth In
famtry, aad the men who aided in cav
ing the mint, which waa the only build'
lag ia that part of the elty saved.
harriedl) wmt through the buildlag, la
epoetin tka coin e which the suf
furors lay in hep af lueatlag some
levud uae that was misag. The deaJ
were psaeed ta eae pertlea ef the
l.jtliug. and the remaii Jer devoted to
hsiltal purpe. A fur the Are farced
tho Rureea to deeeet th building eager
eiuvj XoUaed Umm to tka ,Praidle
aad the ChiUUea's Hospital, where
thuy roaewed the seareh for mtoeiag
All of Sea F. aaelea 'a beet piay
house. iMhsdiaK th Majesiie. Calum
W4e, Grand, and Opeta Houh, are a
umm f rains. The earthquake dowel,
hbed them for praeileal fMtrpue,
aad the Are eoaipieted the work af 4e-
Melltle. The Jttaite aad lty
bulMlMft are huraed te the ground
The Terminal Hotel, at the feat af
Market si root, fell aad barM M per
eon under the debria. These have
been iaoJaeratod. aad these Is ao pos
sibility af learning thecr Identity.
Lieuteuaat Cbarfes 0. Pulls, m
maadlng the TweatyfooHh light artil
lery, was blown op by a of djr
aamlte at Math aad J4e street, and
Washington, D. C,
army supplies and
April 19. All the
facilities en the
Funaten eayat "Will report army ca
aaklec later." Two hundred thousand
ratios have been ordered from Van.
eouver barrack. Order have been
given to give Fnxston carte blanche to
use all reeourcee. No word haa been
receive at the navy department of
the wuis.lpa California and .South Da
kota, -under eesetrseUem in Ban Fran
tiaeo. Admiral ITeOaBa and Good
rich kavo been ordered to nso aB their
faeflitie to aid tho elty. There ia
enough food at It-Tar Island te preveat
Baa Franeiseo, April 19. There was
a wide lapse in the raging of the fame
just before dark, and hope was raised
that, with the use of tone of dyaamits,
the coureo of tho fire might be cheeked
aad eoaflned to th triangular aectioa
it had cut oqt for it path. But ea the
Barbery Coast Are broke out anew
and a night closed the flames were
eating their way into part untouched
In tho ravages during the day. To the
couth and north they of read. Dowa to
tho docks, and out Into tho reeldeat
section, in nnd to the north of Hayes
ooaat have been ordered to FunstenJ Valley. By o o'clock practically all
St. Ignatius' great building lad beea
leveled to n heap that marked what
waa oaeo the, pride, .of the metropolis of
The sceceat, the Iffeehaalca' Pavttioa
during thq oarjy heoxa of the morning,
and up unfjll ppon, when all tho dead
and injured had been removed, be
cause of tie threatened destruction of
the buBdlng by Axil wan one of laic?
eerfVaW Mae.. StaUra; brethera,
wivea and sweetheart earehed eager.
Jy for jilwitg dear one. Thousaads
Oakland. Cat, April 19-The realty
syndicate haa efmod Idora Park for
the use of those who are left without
shelter by the earthquake. The offer
has beea aae4ed by the police aad
Are eempaalea. and 900 sets have been
pieced in it for the use of refugee,
Belief etctieeo bay been established
at the city ball aad at tho various pub
lic parka and churches. Mayor Frank
K. Mett baa issued an appeal to the
people of Oakland to aid the authert-
Ue la preserving peaco aad order
Thousands have gathered the few
household good they had saved and
Aed ia terror. Thousands more have
fled without taking anything, glad
only to eeeape. The San Braoo road
other avenue ef egreoe to the south
ward aro packed with pedestrians,
plodding along, with no other idea than
to get away from the horror behind
them. The ferry boats for Oakland
Nsjrt'' a W.snSujewV
(OostTnued on p eight)
PEOPLES BARGAIN HOUSE
In Cool Sense Ask Yourself
Where (w the best plaee In Salem to buy your merchamHsof If you are
a close observer you wtM say the Chios go it err, the store that is a.
waya busy, the tra that has grown so fast lu a few yeara,thit0rc that
Is now e of the leading store In Haleta nnd doing the largest buslue,
stocked to the ceilings with the newest and ehutiMt goods. If you value
the buying power of your money It will pay you well to eall, look through
awr stare aad get our prices, which aro the smallest asked by any store In
Salem. Small prices for honest werobaullie I the secret ef our wonder
For Cough, Colds and B&r- Throat.
A homo production of medicinal qual
ity, as haraleo ta loaf srUghr. - Manu
factured aad, Jd by the 8p' Confec
tionery, Sea) iBtate afreet. '
ma aAxpx FAeromr
3H! UU ftOstt.
W yds. Crystal Cord Wash Wlk
1009 yds. Wash ledla Mlk. all col-
ors, yd 9oc
1999 yds. We Colored Taffeta Wile.
I1.M 96-ln. Blank Taffeta aMIk,
75c Black Taffeta Bttk, yd cue
84c Heavy White Iadia tUtk, yd 69c
84 I'onge Silk, heavy quality
Tbeusanda ef yards of Aee Dress
Bilks in Sand Oray, Panels aad
plain shades, all at small prieea
6c Sand Gray Panama Hulling,
plain aad fancy cheeks, prise 56c
fide Mew Maepbeard lis Id Sulttisgs,
all shades, yd ...,69c
Tkbuaands ef yard of Fine J3tw
goods, blsek nnd colored In all
tho new weaves, at small priest.
An eadl.uc variety ef New Wash
good ia trtf style aad make, at
10c Standard Dree Ginghams, 7V.C
ISHe Pretty Lawn, yd B1-3C
12V4o White India Linen, yd 81-3.
Musllna, all price, 6c, t'Ac, 81-So
109 doa. Towel from SV.0 each up.
Ladles' 18e Fast Black Stockings,
Ladlou 86o Late Lisle Btoeklags,
pair ,.,,.,,, ,,,,,., , ....... .JJc
1S00 Ladii' Snow White Muslin
underwear, BWrt, Gown, Draw
er and Corset Cover, all at
Thousands of yards of Hmbretder
!, Lase aad Kibbees, new on
oxblbltloa nl price you CANNOT
Ladisa' and Children 'a Hosiery aad
Underwear, complete stock at
Netfoas, cverthiag you ask tt, aU
sold at SMALL FUOX8.
Wo arc now cole agents for the
Standard Patterns, the greatest
pattern en earth.
Ladies', Misses' and Ohtldrea'a
Shoes, tho newest and the best
made. Children' Hhca from We.
up. Misses' Shoe from Me up.
Ladisa' Shoe iron? $IM up.
MILLXNERY, LADIES' COATS
AKD BUITS-Sueh telling la
those department a ha been for
the past two week. It would
make a big house In Chicago fed
moss DID IT.
Ladle' Beautiful Tailored Suit
prleM up a high a 416 and 118.
Sl Price 9.9
The New Trimmed Sailor Hat
'rem Li up
Beautiful Now Jaekelc,
. 3., 1M and 14.90
Ladles' Whit ttslrt Waist. SUk
fihirt Waists aad Bilk Fcttoata,
aU going at SMALL TKIom
We 11 th Warner V Sust Proof
Coravt, the f rsateet wearing eer
t oa earth, price from 49e Dpi.
cULRK'fl QWUmUFS GSOWZKO BTOSB.
Corter of Cowser
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