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BAYJJM, OREGON, WKDNHffllAY, MAItt'H HO, 1010.
i hi firs
in Swept Plains From Den-
rin Kansas buy aim uuwm
;fttoNew Mexico Doing Much
nri hl ill run ivi r- r r
iv nr iu ii ii iw -
ii-il liv Hpiivv
and Snow All Colorado js
BlMkctwJ With tho "Fleecy" ami
, Big Drop in tin Temperature
Occurred, Hut Soon Changed to
ffinner Fruit N Reported lh-
iwnr. Colo.. March 30. Al-
Wh railroad trafflc and wire ser
Z, is badly crippled today on ac
. . ii,. l.ilwnnl which awont
fethe region between Donver and
tutu City and extended into Now
Ink), however, tlio damago done
lr He storm is more than offsot by
i financial benelit which will ac
,m to farmers whose crops were
itatened with failure due to the
tended period of clear skies in the
Indications todny are that the
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SSIllI IS -v
eor.i nnro win citiuau uuiuiu
i ...ill I , - ni,n in
..a nnvmni enru rp
Reports lOaay irum v.iuuua neu-
Isilcate that tno unzznru ruguu an
is!y at one point as it did ac
ui.h vlnrfa vnln nnd snow tore
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Mffl lUQ ilim i;d juh-j
Hi Julesburg, Colo., ana a iiko
eondltlon resulted on the south and
central routes via Puoblo nnd Knn
8ns. Prom Snilta Fo, Now Mexico,
a heavy snowstorm was recorded,
nnd a big drop In tompornturo wnn
noted. All mountain cltlos of Colo
rado aro covered by biiow todny.
The biiow stopped falling nt most
points in the. Rockios Into last night.
In the Colorado fruit district, rising
tompornturea aro bolng recorded.
The fruit suffered no dnmnge from
In the vicinity of Choyenno, Wy
oming, the 50 miles an hour , gale
which blew yostorday abated "today.
Wires aro down In ninny places, and
trnftlc Is ddluycd by high snow
drifts. A heavy snowstorm accom
panied the high wind.
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(5. A. It. OFFICERS WILL
VISIT SALEM LOCAL POST
J. P. Shaw, commander of the
Grand Army of the Republic of the
State of Oregon, accompanied by Wr.
C. Wlllams. his assistant adjutant
general, will visit Sedgwick Post No.
10, of Salem, an Saturday, April 2.1ts
the desire qf tho commander to meet
all veterans of tho Civil War, if they
are mtjmbers of the order or not. the
members of tho W. H. C, the ladles
of the O. A. It. and those citizens who
feel mil Interest in the "boys" who
went to tho frSnt before "Johnny
came marching homo," all of whom
are cordially Invited to be present
and nenr what Me may have to say.
Thero will be a short business ses
sion, after which nt 2 o'clock tho
doors will open to nil mentioned
above. A short but Interesting pro
gram will be rendered in greeting the
at 2 o'clock. All aro woleome.
F. A. THOMPSON, Post Com.
D. Webster, Adjutant.
Will He Mobbed If Caught.
Budapest, Hungary, March- 30.
A traco of the youth who Is accused
of, hnving sot fire to tho dance-hall
nt Oekoreto, Sunday night in which
350 persons perished, was found to
day nnd a largo posse immediately
formed nnd stnrted In pursuit.
It is almost certain that the
young man will bo lynched If he Is
caught by tho Infuriated populace.
It is charged that tho youth set fire
to the dance hall while In a frenzy
of jealously because his sweetheart
danced with other men.
After tho flro, ho disappeared and
has not since been seen.
Today a rumor spread that ho was
in hiding nt the homo of friends out
side tho village.
Within a few minutes a largo
crowd of peasants gathered and
started for tho place where ho was
reported to be.
President May Name the New
York Governor for Place, on
Supreme Bench Made Va
cant by Death of Justice
WOULD HUGHES ACCEPT IT?
The Appointment Would Put Him on
tho Shelf as a Presidential Possi
blllty, and Practically Out of Poll
tics Hughes Not Popular With
-Machine Lenders and Their Oppo-
sition Would Prevent His Appointment.
sfdored Hughes tho most Available
candidate for a wow or, vacancy
that might nriso.
Hntrlina ropnntlv nnnounnert that
he will not again bo a cahflldato for
govornor. This nrnipuncoment,
which puts him out of suto politics,
nt Jeast so far ns a Btate office Is con
cerned. Ho could, therefore, his
frleiidB bollovo, accopt mtjj-propriety
an offer of n Justiceship'.
An nnglo. of tho matted that Is of
deep interest hero Ib the. bllect that
such an appointment wolild -have on
state 1 politics. For :tftit years
ungues nas ueon me nnu ui mo
party in Now York, butlhQB most of
the time been nt outs with the party
muchlne. Tho situation, '.bocamo go
strained that a thorouglrtreorganlza
tlon of tho republican party has
Uunn ilnfnrmlnod on bvtho lenders.
and recently a conference wns hold
at which tho subject was orougnt up.
President Taf t was tho gu'feBt' of hon
or at this meeting, and- It is said
that ho gave advice to the leaders
regarding tho sort of reorganization
must bo undertnkon.
It is reported thnt ho Intimated
that certain men should be shelved.
Under tiro circumstances It Is cer
tain that ho would not- appoint
Hughes to the supreme bench unless
such a move would be approved by
the republican stnte leaders.
The rumor has thoreforo caused
considerable speculation and has In
some quarters, been foundation for
Mm linHof tiint the nresident mn.v
consider that Hughes himself is one
o- tho men who should leave active
New York politira In the Interest of
tho party organization.
Hundreds of Miles of Rich Ag
ricultural Country Buried Un
der Great Blanket of Scoria
New York, Marcli 30. That Gov
ernor Charles E. Hughes of New
York, may be proffered a justiceship
on the supreme court of the United
Stntes, Is a rumor which hns caused
a buzz of comment In political cir
cles here today.
The rumor, which emanates from
Washington, declares that President
Taft previously considered tho advis
ability of naming Governor Hugho3
to tho supremo bench, nnd thnt tho
matter had been discussed In a
meeting of Now York politicians at
tended by tho president.
- The death of Justice Brewer,
which leaves n vacancy just at tho
time when Governor Hughes' term
has almost expired and when ho
could properly consider such a posi
tion has caused tho rumor that such
an offer Is to be made to gain cre
dence Friends of President Taft in
Washington aro reported to have ad
mitted that the president has con-
n na vm mm 0 B R
Sensational Bargain Giving j bets ready
nwi o-rr.'-.f mmnrtnnltv for von to buv stylish wearing apparel for j'our spring outfit In tho following de- (J f IT 11 111111
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Here's a Ere-.t opportunity for you to buy stylish wearing apparel for your spring outfit In tho following de
partment Dress Goods nnd Silks, Ladies' Coats, Lndies' Suits, Millinery, Dress Trimmings, Kid Gloves,
Lares, Einbrot.. erics, Fancy Neckwear and hundreds of other goods suitable for spring wear. We aro slicing
the prices lowo to make fast selling and quick sales.
The greatest lino of swell creations that was ever
hown in SnY-n. Come to our store and look
"rough nnd you will sny so. Salom's busy'mlllln
"rshop Is tu- place thnt sells the Hats. Come
toe for bargains In Millinery. Pretty hats like
Plfture, now sluing for
$1.95, $2.50, $350 and up
The greatest showing In Snlom of this Benson's
"west wears and shndes. If you wnnt vnrlety,
We. quality nnd low prlcos, oomo to tho Chlcngo
Store' we cm please you. Snlo prices, yard
25c, 35c, 49c, 65c and up
We am giving the greatest values we ever gayo
nnd doing the greatest business we ever done Iu
Ladlev'sultB and Coats. Why shouldn't we? Look
nt tho prices. We soil high class garments at
$7.50, $8.50, $10.50, $12.50 and up
35 CRATERS ARE ACTIVE
Volcano Is Spewing Millions of Ton's
of linpilli and Pumlco Over Or
chards and Vineyards, Utterly
miihinir Them Air Filled With
Dust and Smoke Scientists Sny
Crisis Is nt Hand.
OREGON BOOT WIETH0D
COLLECTING POLL TAX
UNITED PlIESS LEASED WtllB.I
The old cinch methods of harass
ing men who have not paid their poll
tax got a jolt last night in the city
pnimntl. in a reuort from a commit
tee that condemned tho practice of
read nig off lists of men who have not
paid their poll tax, or publishing
The council adopted a report con
demning such methods, which have
made the payment of this tax very
odious. It puts an awful power In
the hands of the collector to favor
somo and hound others, and should
have been broken up long ago.
Tho city that would come out bold
ly and abolish this tax would bo con
sidered a progressive community, and
laboring men would go to such a city
' o -i "
SALEM, OREGON "The Store That Saves You Money"
h'smai niEHs leased '!iib.1
Los Angeles, Cnl., March :i0. If
James J. Jeffries don't break his arm,
or If some other unforseen catastro
phe doesn't interfere he will start for
San FrunclBco next Friday or Satur
day en route to Itowardennan to be
gin his training for the Johnson bat
tle. Jim's plans aro up the air a bit yet
He stated today that ho must hear
from San Francisco and itowarden
nan before ho can be certain of tho
date of his departure. If he leaves
Los Angele3 this week It is probable
that he will go down to his moun
tain camp abovo Santa Cruz next
Word received from Farmer Burns
states that the big grappler Is ready
to start West at a moment's notice.
The other members of the training
staff nUo can be gathered quickly,
and Jeff expects to begin his actual
work the day of his arrival at How
nrdennnn. Jeff, Joe Desmond and Ed. Hopper
stead reached Lod Angeles from their
auto trip Into tho Inyo conutry about
midnight. Tho big fellow was In ex
cellent spirits, nnd declared that . he
gained five pounds on tho trip.
Ho Is planning another hunting
trip, which Is scheduled to begin tho
week after the Johnson mill.
Catina, March 30. Local authori
tieshave annealed to the government
for aid In caring for the thousands of
refugees from the stricken territory
surrounding Mount Aetnn.
Relief depots here are being over
crowded with men and women who
hitherto have been independent, but
now nre in need of food, clothing nnd
The extent of the destruction is so
great that an appeal for financial aid
Is asked, ns well ns for supplies. It
Is considered probable here thnt thei
government will vote an appropria
tion to carry out relief work.
A rumor spread here today that'
Kins Victor Emanuel Is planning to
visit Catania to personally supervise
relief. The report caused joy, which
quickly changed to sorrow when the
rumor was denied. The people be
lieve that If the king visited Catania
he would take measures for speedy
relief, and cause the governmental
machinery to move faster.
Continued explorations by scien
tists have shown that every crater of
power to allay nlarm. They have ns-
Burod tho people"; through proclnma-. ,
tions, that the' lava cannot despoil
Cntanln, owing to the conformation
of tho lnnd between here nnd tho
Tho assurances of tho authorities
thnt tho lava stream probably will bo
diverted calmed tho more intelligent
of tho people, but thousands of peas
ants pnss through tho nsh-strown
streets praying to the Virgin to savo
mem rrom death.
The heavy Coat of ashes has
choked all vegetation for miles nnd
tho. country has taken on a desolate
appearance. The impalpable dust
from tho crater fills tho air to such
an extent that breathing Is unpleas
ant. During tho day the sun's rays
caused tho floating particles to be
come Illuminated with beautiful col
ors, while at night tho fires of the
volcano present an awe-Inspiring but
An indication of the increasing
violence of the eruption was the is
suance of orders todny withdrawing
troops irom tneir stations nearest tho
mountain. Tno former is belnir de
serted by every living cicature. En
gineers are digging ditches and build
ing clams to stop the main lava
strenm, which has an averaco dnnth
oi iz reet, ana a varying breadth of
GOO to 1000 feet.
The greatest damage thnt has beon
wrought so far is not from lava, but
from tho showers of little stones and
ashes that aro falling over an area of
mnny miles. Nearly tho whole coun
try between Catania and the moun
tain Is covered with ashes. This has
killed vineyards and orchards and
'uced to poverty hundreds of farm
ers. A population of about noo'.nnn t
affected by the eruption, which now
promises to be the greatest of mod
A freakish feature of the eruption
is the sparing of the pretty village
of Nicolosi, on tho southern slope.
The town is shut Jr. by foothills,
which .averted the lava, and mountain
air currents carried the. showers of
ashes ovor the village. Nicolosi,
however, is abandoned temporarily
uy us uinaoitants.
Though Captured After Wild
Flight to Desert With Kinder
garten Sweetheart, Is Still
Determined to Have Her.
HE DICTATES TO HER DAD
Says She Is Bravest iilttlo Girl in, tho
World nnd Iiifo Would Have No
' Charms for Him Without Her;
Will Consent toWnlt Two Ycarr
If Her Father Will Agree to Let
Thorn Correspond, and to Marry
nt the End of That Time.
Nine Days Loudon to Victoria.
(UNITED rilBSS I.UARED WHIB.1
Victoria, B. C, March 30. A now
record of nine and three-quarter
days for mall between London and
Victoria has just beon established.
All former records were shattered
yesterday afternoon when three
pouches from London via New York
and Seattle arrived in tho time
named, The mall left Liverpool-on
I the steamer Lusltanla, March 20.
f UNITED FRESH LEA RED WIBB.1 (
San Olego, Calif., March' 30. Re,
freshed after a night's rest, Thomas
Foreman, 17, who surrendered to. n
posso, with his sweetheart, little
Gertrude Selfert after their elope
ment, today told the details of hi.
flight and capture.
"Trust me to get tho girl," began
Foreman, his boyish blue eyes flash
ing. "You can say that I'll do that.
Nothing can stop mo.
"Gertrude Is tho brayest Httlo
girl on earth. Where could you find
another like her? Do you think I
would give her up? Why, she's all
the world to me.
"When they say I was. forced to
surrender last night, they lie. I &
could have gone much farther and
kept them at bay with my riflle. I
gave up on account of Gertrude al
though sho was Willing to contlnuo
"This Is my proposition to V"
Robbers Made Good Haul.
UNITED PRESS LEASED WUU9.
Portland, Ore., March 30. Detec
tives have obtained no clew to tho
daylight robbers, who yesterday
broke Into the homo of Otto Wurten
bergor, a saloon keepor and secured
$2350 In cash, that had been left In
The robbery occurred whllo all the
members of the family were absout,
the robbers gaining entranco totho
house by means of a Bkojoton key.
Snwinll land Logging lloom at Wild wood, One of the Many Industries Tributary to Cottage Grove. Photo by
Mrs. Mary Huston.
the mountain is active. These craters
are far npart, and many of them are
Inaccessible at tho present time, but
observations showed them to be eruptive.
Violent Eruptiion Last Night.
Catania, ' March 30. A violent
eruption of Mount Aetna throughout
tho night lllled Cntnnln's streets with
nshes and cinders to tho dopth of half
n foot. The volcano, 20 miles away,
is spewing volcanic dust over a great
aren to tho soilthwnrd, Is ruining vino
yards and orchards, nnd Is showing
every Indication of an approaching
A huge stream of molten lava is
moving slowly toward' this city, and
tiie people are becoming hysterical
Frequent earth tremors add to' the
nlnrm of the populace, and tho 'In
creasing detonations from tho moun
tain ".rffoiuslng widespread fear.
Fresh craters appeared In the
night and today. Professor Rlcco es
timates thnt 35 craters In tho vol
cano, o)d and now, are now nctlve.
Tho prefect and other civil author
ities aro doing- everything in their
Seattle Grows Some.
Seattle, Wash., March 30. Th
consolidation of Georgetown whh Its
7,000 inhabitants with the city of
Seattle will be hurried through be
fore April IE, when tho federal cen
sus taking for the deendo ending this
year will be started.
Georgetown, which has been
completely surrounded by groatcr
Seattle for some time, yostorday
oted to annex to oSattlo by a mn-
orlty of 151. Another nttempt was
defoaiod in an election last Fal'.
. Tho different result is attributed to
tho change of front of certain
I Georgetown business Interests which
. opposed tho movo at first.
Selfert," expln'ned young Foreman
In nn ordlnnry tone of voice, calmly
nnd precisely g though discussing
n business mutter with tho irate, fa
ther of his sweetheart. "I musff se
cure his prom, so to allow .mo to
marry Gertrude within two years
a. d uhio get perralsa'on to corres
pond with her whllo she Is In Ger
mnny. If he will ngree to this, I
will mnke no further attempt to tako
Jior awny. But If ho doosn't con
sent, ir thoro is any more funny busi
ness, I shall got tho girl ono way or
tho other. You can dopond upon
that. Sho Is tho bravest and best
(Continued on Pngo S.)
WHEN T. R. 'ARRIVES IN EUROPE.
Ily a vote of f 67 yeas to 20 noes
Independence decided to JgBuq $2Q,
000 bands for a sewer Byptoiij Mgn
dny. Indoponilonco has recently voted
to oout a $25,000 high school, and
has selected a five-acre ulto ( wltli
room for athletlo grounds. -
Dr, BuUqr Is prosidont of tho
Commercial Club and Ooti. W. Con
key soeretary, nnd thpy believo In
pushing tho town along the line of
Since deciding on a l)lgh school
nnd Huor system thdra ara a;njnnbQr
of new residences being planned and
two brick buildings.
Tho lnunch sorvlco between Salem
and Indonunduiico has boon increased
in twn rnli ml trltia n ilnv.
L Tho ifBKt movement Is pnvlng tho
ojuce will got n move on it that wjll
I VNR.o'ccirt.'t rnnt) r
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