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CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C, FRIDAY, APRIL 20 1906 -SECOND SECTION.
QDEl .11 si, "
No. 6. 'N - NEW BERN
Arguments About Over. Judge Will Llkily
. i Chirge Juyr, Friday
Special to Journal, r
,' . Greensboro, April 19. At the eon
l vening of Federal court this morning.
In the Blackburn trial, district at oj
ney Lewis announced, tit the govrn
ment would introduce no further teati-'
; mony. Argument was then begun to'
the jury, all having concluded when'
.court adj urned tonight, except Judge
- Lewis who will close for the govern-
jita u:ai$o tuc juijt pveiujr at, eleven
A. and M. Victorious'
Special to Journal. - r
... Raleio-h . Anril Th A and M.
College base ball team defeated the 1
St John's Collge today by a score of
8 to 8.
Hew York Cotton Market
The following were the opening and
closing prices on the New York Cotton
Exchange, April 19.
Open High . Low Close
" May 11.27 ' 11 27 ; 11 09 1L09
' , July " 11.17 . 11 17 1101 11.01
' . Oct 10 B4 10 54 - 10.41 10.41
- Receipts 12,800 ' t'
Last year, 20,175
Best; p '
- - . " aii. - - -
; : ' ." :' v t '- -'
Distributors for Craven, Car
' teret, Onslow. Jones, Pam-
licb, Beaufort, And King
: ston Counties.
Wanted to Buy
All Kinds of
' and: Vegetables
lor CASH .or will handle on
. ' consignment. Let me know
your prices on what you
have or will have. ; i;:
: Stejta.llitb, Jr.,
' Commission Elercbant
29 York St, Utica, N. Y.
Dtice ot Stare Purchase.
' I have pu: chased the stock of gener
al merchandise owned by Geo. S. Wil
cox,' (deceased) at Bellair, N. C. and
will continue the business at the same
place.. Miss Lottie wrcox will man
acre the business, with the assistance
of Daniel Lane Jr. .. ,
We expect to carry a full line of
General Merchandise and sell at New
We will thank all former patrons to
continue with us. '
, , Very Truly,
- ' GUY S. LANE,
Tor cash or on lime
na ton II P engine,
ono 12 II 5 engine, re
turn tubular boiler;
OnO CO EaW I'ratt Cin
T7ith lecder and
fc ' ! insurant to put
in lr.rcr machinery,
I." ' ttcrlia f.'ilvcr
A v, S
ite and tan fw:
! ' r from (
i l I i pi;
i:u!e d J, ful!owt:l
ow county r 1
! o r
.17 f -
Able uwyort for Defense. SUtutM Under
Which Indictments Wars (Rid. .
news, Wife Slayer Give Bead $nt
' Gom to Sanitorium.
Greensboro, April 17.--Mr. Juui Mrs.
T 117 TV.V. XT
hews, came up from Durham yesterday
find gave the bond of 5,000 fur hifl ap
pearance at the next term of criminal
court to bo held for this country. It la
not probable that the appeal in the caae
will be heard by the Supreme court un
tn the 0ctober term "n1 to bond will
be renewed from time to time until the
appeal is disposed of. It will be- re
called that pr. Matthews was convicted
of second degree murder and sentenced
to twenty years in the penitentiary,
At first it was thought best by Dr.
Matthew' people that he should remain
in the county jail where he could, with
the treatment of the county, physician
and by means of confinement be unable
to get the drug, be broken of his habit
of taking morphine. On account of his
health, however, they decided that it
would be best now to give the bond
send him to sqnie sanitarium, and he
will be immediately sent to Mount
Hope Sanitorium near Baltimore, Md.,
where he will take a course of, treat
ment for the morphine habit, hoping
that he . may be permanently cured
His brother-in-law, J. N. Gorman left
with Dr, Matthews for Richmond, Vs.,
to spend a short while with bis sister,
Mrs. J. N. Gorman before, taking him
ti the sanitorium.
Judge Boyd left Sunday night to hold
the April term of Federal court at
Statesville. It will require every of
fice deputy the marshal has to run the
two courts in session at Statesville and
Greensboro at the same time. The
United States Circuit Court, Judge
Goff presiding for the trial of Congress
man Blackburn will open' tomorrow.
There were many signs of the approach
ing big trial of the Congressman visi
ble last night to the casual observer.
Judge Goff, District Attorney Lewis,
U.J5. Internal Revenue Collector Yer
kes, Collectors Duncan and Hookins ar
rived. Special Assistant District At
torney J. J. Britt, who will aid in the
prosecution arrived early in the .morn
ing from Asheville, and . District At
torney Holton reached here, from Win
ston at noon. It is highly probable
that first Assistant Attorney General
Robb, will reach here from Washing
ton during the day. A new attorney
appearing for the defense is Capt S F
Lovell, of Boone. He arrived Satur
day night Congressman Blackburn is
a native of Watauga county and Capt
Lovell, who is one of the ablest law
yers and best citizens of that section,
is here to defend Watauga's son. Capt
Lovell, was the democratic candidate
for congress from that District against
Linney, the last time the District was
represented by a republican before
Blackburn's first election to congress.
Rumors to the effect that ex-Congress
man Thomas Settle, who has been here
two weeks or more, was retained to ap
pear for Blackburn were not verified
today when on of the attorneys for
Blackburn said that his attorneys were
ex-Judge W P Bynum, G S Bradshaw,
E J Justice, A. L Brooks, and Capt.
C F Lovell, It is understood that the
majn fight will be over the construc
tion of the statute under which Black
burn is indicted. The contention it is
said will be that Blackburn at the time
of the alleged acceptance of a fee was
not an officer Df .the government, the
construction placed on it, in these cases
to the contrary notwithstanding. The
statute under which he is indicted is as
follows, and the Revised Statutes ' is
designated as: , ' - '
Section 1782. No senator, represen
tative, or delegate, ' after his eleotion
and during his continuance in office,
and no head of a department or other
offlcec or clerk in the employ of the
government, shall receive or agree to
receive any compensation whatever,
directly or indirectly, for any services
rendered, or to be rendered, to any
person, either by himself or another,
in relation to any proceeding, contract,
claim controversy, charge, accusation,
arrest, or ' other matter or thing in
which the United States is a party, or
directly or indirectly interested, before
any department, court-martial, bureau,
officer, or any civil, military, or naval
' Every person offending against this
section shall be deemed guilty of a
' misdemeanor, and shall imprisoned
not more than two years, and fined not
mo than ten thousand dollars, and
shall more over, by conviction there
fore, be rendered forevr hereafter in
capable of holding any office cf honor,
trust or profit under the Government
of the United States.
Take Uh Chances.
With your eyes, a momentary rcali-
7 '.;jn of your hi-lj..! t wiAout
1 1' 'i Vvill i .l you la a j ' r t ; nviu-
V a tV 'r v .'.. C 'I Ir.
r. : i ui I. -i - -n f t
Holding Their Cotton
Rtmovlng Old War Lanamtrks.1 BUUTrisi-
urtr Ucy. fiomiwr School Prof ,
soots. Csdtto of .
. Coltogs Act Disorderly. .
alelgh,il. C, April 17.rThe mar..
ager of the Summer School for teach
ers announce thnt MisCelfst Parrlh,
r.o : prof p."r of r?dfros:y and di-
-" - tv ? r vs s in
ens, will attend inn art n;eoting
the Assembly in Juaev.i; ,". r
The demand for commercial fertiliz
ers continue quite heavy and so does
that upon the agricultural department
for tax tags.y r '"v-"-' ;' I
Much cotton continues to beheld in!
this section and the farmers do not
seem to show much disposition to turn
loose, though the figures are high.
A powerful steam shovel is cutting
away embankment so as to give a
large increase of trackage in the yards
of the Seaboard Air Line Railway here.
One of the sections removed was
marked by a battery of four guns,
which was part of the circle of en
trenchments built in 1363 to protect
Raleigh to an attack by Federal troops
who, it was expected would make a
dash upon the capital from New Bern
where General Foster was in command
Large numbers of slaves were requisi
tioned to do this work. There were
eleven batteries along the entrenched
lines, of these only three remain, the
others having been removed either in
railway or agricultural work. The two
magazines have also been destroyed.
One of the remaining batteries is near
the soldiers home, and certainly ought
to be retained as an object of interest
in future years. It may not be knoTO
generally, but it is &ull to b a fct
that at one time it was a plan of Gen
eral Joseph E. Johnson in his retreat
before General Sherman to make a
stand here at Raleigh, i ' : V : .
State Treasurer Lacy was looked for
last Saturday but will not reach here
before the end of this week.- he left
Arizona yesterday- A letter from Mr.
Stephen B. Weeks who is now in charge
of an Indian school in Arizona says he
met Treasurer Lacy there recently.
Mr. Weeks has until the last year or so
been at,Santa Fe, New Mexico, r '
Unless the authorities of the Agri
cultural .and-JkUchankal College make
thorough investigation as to the
behavior of some of the cadets at? the
baU game with-Trinity yesterday,' Gov
ernor Glenn will Himself start an ex
amination of the affair. A tull dog
belong to a cadet seized a Trinit y chick
en and some cadats and their town
friends seized the fowl. In an attempt
to save the bird, made by Trinity peo
ple, the chicken was killed, and then
the cadets repeatedly threw the body
of the fowl into the air, pulled out the
feathers and put these- in their hats.
One eadet used oaths near carriages
full of ladies, whereupon another cadet
attacked him and there was a heavy
fight in which others were drawn.
Later the fight was' renewed m ortar
of the grandstand. Comments on the
affair was very (harp and the ladies
are very plain in their statements ts to
' April 19.
The fruit in this 9ectifn docs not seem
to be injured by the cold, but we hear
it is entirely cut off in some places near
here, we trust there will be a bountiful
crop. -; ' .... 4 :. ' ':. ' ,
The C. B. H. banquet held at Edward
last Friday night was a grand success,
After the installation of the newly
elected officers of the lodge, M'. Wm.
Chancy, grand president, of Washing
ton, N. C, delivered an eloquent and
highly appreciated address, speaking
of the Order of C B H. as being one
of the noblest of Orders. After the
address cake and wine was served. The
evening was one long to be remember
ed by those who attended.
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Hardy of Small
spent Sunday with parents here. ,
Irish potatoes are looking well and as
so few were planted we are expecting
very good prices, v . . .
Services were held at Mary's Chapel
last Sunday, quite a large crowd at
tended. : ' v
, . . April 19,
Rev. D. C. GedJie filled his regular
appointment at Queen's Creek tout Sun
day, there was a small attendance o w ing
to the rain in the a. m.
Gen. W. IJ. Willis returned to Rich
lands last Monday to resume his house
moving. V ,
Mr. Ben Willis who has been sick for
quite a while is reported convalescent.
There will be a Sunday School estab
lished at Smith's Academy the fint
Sunday in May.
Mins Josephine Heritage of near Rich
Lands is a visitor 1-ore this week. .
The wwd"H2of f.r.G. C Smith
Li r' ltr a c-" ; ' ' ' m.
IJranJ I" I." -ury C-'wrty vimlcl
Vr. r. -. 'l C- nw.-y tt 1 . .. 1 E.stur-
i ;y D n t t'iiri'.y.
TRIAL CF BLACKBURN.
Judge Golfs -first Decision
, ' .points.
Couistl of Defendant By Overruling Demur
on Filed By Thim. taut AcknowUdgod
To bs Clear ind no Dotty In Case
- Probable. tVUnouoo oat many -. -
v (Special (.'on esf ondence.) : -G
vee nsbor N C " A pr M 17-Te trial
of Congrei.-imo lllackbornncgan in the
circuit coyrt $AU wnMn8 tt
the vhvU os? fj-t jiw-'nlefedin rsuing
gajfiJudjje Go!t ti-V ,,v!&S.ittvr'-ulwg
same ana ottterf ier;;:aut to pi.-ui.
Immediately 'after" trj, jnet-iw the
morning. District Attorney Lewis call
ing Up the Blackburn canes announced
that there wcieeven bills, four found
at Asheville i indkhree supplemental bills
found at Groeij boro court, charging
defendant with having violated the
statute forbidding members of Con
gress from practicing for valuable con
sideration before any bureau or de-
patmental officer of the government.
He moved for a consolidation of all the
bills. Then tt Was counsel for defend
ant announced)that tbey had just fill
ed demurrers tn, the three bills found
at Greensboro, ' and asked that the
question of consolidation be held in obey
ance until this point of law was settled
Judge Lewis opposed this but Judge
Goff postponed the consolidation until
the argument w$b made on the demurrer
after which he allowed the' conaolidat
ion and adjourned court until Wednes
day. Argument for defendant was,
made by Attorney Bynum Justic and
Brooks, they contending that Blackburn
was not amember of Congress in the
purview of the Statute at the time the
alleged taking of a fee to practic be
fore the department, which was in Jan
uary 1905, where as he did not take the
oath of office until December. Many
cases were cited in support of this posi
tion, counsel also arguing that such a
law wasunconstituional. For the Gov
ernment Judge Lewis and Special Assis
tant Britt made exaustive arguments,
citing the case of Congressman Driggs,
Senator Burton and Senator Deidrich,
as well as other cases. Judge Goff ren
dered his decision over ruling the de
Jndge Bynum gave notice of excep
tion to the ruling. District Attorney
Lewis then presnedW his motion for a
consolidation of the cases and was told
to draw the order. Judge Lewis, then
called , for the "arraignment, of the
prisoner." , '-
Judge Bynum said it was not the
practice in this , state. Judge Lewis
cited a recent case, where it was de-
ceded to be necessary. Counsel for do
fendant here asked that court adjourn
until Wednesday as it was six o'clock
and Judge Boyd usually adjourned at
five. Judge Goff said the case, would
have to be expedited as there was but
little time left owing to the extraordin
ary and unfortunate condition in many
districts of Judges being disqualified to
sit on eases Mr. Brooks . suggested!
that this cose would take duv a snort
while. The issue was clear cut, there
were but few witnesses and their ex
aminations would not be extendend
Judge Goff then ordered an adjourn
ment until "9:30 this morning stating
that possibly night sesssons would be
Judge Goff's decision was a great
disappointment to defendant's counsel.
who seems thoroughly confident of
their position. It was also something
of a surprise to the large audience who
closely followed the argument and had
been deeply impressed with it on the
demurrers filed by counsel for congress
U. V.C. Reunion Entertainment Plan
, New Orleans, April 19 The entertain
ment committee of the United Confed
erate Veterans Reunion has issued the
following announcement: ,
"In connection with the coming Re
union at New Orleans, there will be a
grand entertainment with many novel
features in the auditorium on Wednes
day night April 25th, and there will be
a monster ball in the same place on the
night of Thursday April 26th, with spec
ial old fashioned dances for the Veter
ans.'.'. : .":'''" '."
"To both of these functions.a llveter-
ands and sons of veterans in uniform or
with badges, and the ladies accompany
ing them will be admitted free, and all
ladief identified with any of the Con fed
(rate Organization will be similarly ad
mitted. "Athletic Park, the great amusement
resort of New Orleans will be open
every day and night during the Reunion
free to the above under the same con
"Any particulars regarding these ent
ertainments may be obtained from Mr.
W. 0. Hart, Chairman of Committee,
134 Carondelet Street, New Orleans,
La. W. .
Picnic at Arapahpe.
Picnic at the prove in Arapahoe,
Saturday, May 5, 1906, under the au
sj d. s ..f the J. O. U. A M. lode of
Oricinl. AIko a i! ! t-rt by the Thur
man cornet kind ot the nilit of the
4th. Come ewy! . ' i 1 f 1 -
more clay ami ' t w. i yn"r r--t
f.:. Vi rt ; ' .
8r!nt'c CH'Jfbaiiee Which AcU WWa
' t lerrttory. - Every Bfla
- ' hiB tn y Dmajd y '
Special to Journal. 7
San Francisco, April 18. Shortly af
ter five o'clock this morning this city
was startled by a terrific earthquake.
The people weredriven" from their
homes and became panic stricken" at
the terrible conditions they were fac
ing. The shock lasted fully three min
utes, and in an amazing short time the
stalwart buildings were toppling to the
ground Rnd the frenzied populace were
fleeing to places of "safety, " Quickly
succeeding the first shock was the sec
ond one which seemed to complete the
work of devastation as far as felling
the buildings was concerned. There
was not a structure in the city that was
not damaged to a greater or less extent,
the substantial and costly office build
ings yielding to the great power as
quickly as the more unpretentions
buildings. , .
FlroAdds to Horror.
Fire did almost as much dumage as
the earthquake, and the efforts to check
the flames which were fanned to the
greatest intensity by a high wind were
handicapped by the water works being
destroyed. Consequently the : water
supply . was soon exhausted and the
firemen were helpless in increasing
danger. Fire attacked and destroyed
great buildings which had not been af
fected by the shock, the Palace hotel;
Sugar King Claus JBpreckles immense
17 story office building being, among
these. The Southern ' Pacific train
brought in a ton of dynamite to the
city and this has been Utilized to." blow
up walls and buildings to prevent the
spread of the fire. The business sec
tion is completely wrecked. This com
prises Market street, Samson street to
Water front and down to 10th street,
.an nrea of ten or fifteen blocks. The
damage outside of this is probably not
The entire water front was on fire.
In this ruin the postofiice, grand opera
house, Call building and Southern Paci
fic offices are all included. . The hotel
Valencia collapsed, burying 75 guests
and the cheap tenements' have fallen
and their occupants caught M'e rats in
a trap, Eastern tourists are for the
most part believed to be safe as the
hotels mostly frequented by them have
not been damaged so much.
Many People Killed.
Of course it is Impossible to gives
correct number of the dead, ; The esti
mate has been placed at 3,000. Over
400 have been taken from one place
and the dead are seen in all directions.
The hospitals are not safe to harbor
anyone and in many cases the injured
have been placed on the ground and
given such comfort as is possible in
such scenes which are heart rending in
the extreme. Scores of thousands have
left the city and those who stay behind
are working bravely to check the pro
gress of the devastation. . There will
be only one newspaper issued for the
entire city-tomorrow. - .
u Area ef the Shock." V
The shock was felt as for north as
the State of Wpshington and as far
east as Hazel, Nevada. An extent pf
territory embracing probably 25,000 or
30,000 square milss. Director Walcott
of the United Stares geological survey
states that the earthquake is very
much like that at Charleston, S. C.
20 years ago. Two ships in the bay
are reported lost.; Buildings in towns
100 miles away were wrecked. Official
reports from Washington shows that
the whole continent was affected, There
wa ene notable shock Violent vibra
tion this morning the movement of the
earth was nearly one half inch."
Soldiers In Charge. ,
The Government has Ordered the en
tire State militia to patrol the streets
of the city to protect the victims from
vandalism and theft The saloons hay e
been ordered closea ana the work or re
ducingthe chaos is being conducted un
der great difficulties as many people
are terror stricken and it is almost im possible
to hire labor.
There are fissures in the earth 6 feet
wide in the city and the street car lines
are rendered useless. Every public
utility is crippled Bnd the minute de
tails are impossible to secure. No tt-
t' vt hs been n.a.lo at an eHtitnute c f
f i lit v irh at the niottt c-si-i
Mitt, f.i'l to r' .'i. h fur i
EASY FOR BLACKBURN.
There it Every Reason to Expect an Acquit
Y '' Governmont hu no Can. ,
Special to Journal."
Greensboro, t IK"-C, April 18.-Tbe
L.. : . n - DInLk.
was practically -concluded in the Fed
eral court here this afternoon, the de
fendant having been examined in his
own behalf and the defense announcing
the close of its evidence when court
adjourned at five o'clock. Should the
government insist on a verdict tomor
row, ' one of acquittal , is . confidently
expected. Except ten character wit
nesses, Blackburn was the only wit
introduced by the defense. He
swwe tUvliU&ajhe had vvteft
ceived a dollar to practice, before the
departments and that the money paid
him by those distillers named m the
bills of indictment was for services
rendered in federal and state courts. .
,, The government had introduced two
distillers who testified to having paid
Blackburn five hundred dollars and fifty
dollars as law fees bat it was impos
sible for the prosecution to get them to
state that it was for settling cases be
fore the department at Washington.
Commissioner Yerkes ' testified for
th government that Blackburn handed
him a petition with affidavits for set
tlement of a distilling ease in which his
name was marKed as attorney, . but
Blackburn never made any argument
or tried to influence him to settle the
cases, Collector Harkina testified that
Blackburn, over a long distance phone,
tried to induce him to recommend the
compromise of the Ace Pinkins case,
saying it would be worth five hundred
dollars to him. Blackburn in his testi
mony positively denied' this.' Frank
Eddleman testified that he paid Black
burn fie hundred dollars to settle cases
of Ace Dinkins and P. A. Davis, but
declared the money was paid as gen
eral retainer to protect him in his whis
ky business. W. R. Kridet said he
paid Blackburn fifty , dollars but it was
for some other case beside the whisky
case settled before the department and
Blackburn told him he could not accept
any fee for that case but he paid him
on an old case he owed for appearing
in court. Un every hand the prosecu
tion was handicapped by its own wit
nesses except in the case of Collector
The cross examination of Blackburn
was short, Judge Goff refusing to allow
outside matters gone into based as im
In the morning it took only . fifteen
minutes to get-a jury.' Two peremp
tory challenges were made by each
side. V One negro is on the jury.
Success has crowned our efforts of
untiring endeavor and we present to the
public with a confidence never before
held by any other medicine, Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 cents, Tea or
Tablets. ' Sold by F. S. Duffy. - C
V- April 19.
We are having fine weather now and
everybody seems busy.
Gardens are looking fine, we will soon
have plenty of greens if nothing pre
Messrs Henry and Ed Barbee spent
Saturday night with relatives at Rich-
lands, -v.':;. ..:;.:'
Mx. Bazzll Jones wife and children
of Grants Creek were guests of Mr.
John Morton Saturday night and Sun
day, i ' .. i".-.--- r:;
Mr Sam Lilly of ' Hadnota Creek
spent Saturday night at the home of
his father Mr. John Lilly. V ; J
Glad to say we have no serious sick
ness, of course some have colds yet' "
facts About San Francisco
Area in square miles ' ' ' - 46
Population January 1, 1906 - 450,000
Assessed value of all prop--
erty . $524,224, 556 00
Public debt . . . . 4,228,327 00
Mayor of city Eugene E.
Schmitz. ' " "
Has 9 savings banks, with '
resources aggregating $164,466,773 65
Has 26 commercial banks.
with resources aggrega- -
ting ; $117,476,092 25
Is the greatest shipbuilding port on
the shores of the Pacific ocean.
Ranks first in the world in the use of
telephones, having one phone for wery
sixteen inhabitants. ' ".' ' , ' '
Exports by sea during 1093 were over
$55,000,000 00. . ,, ' . .
; ' '. " April 16.
Farmers arc taking advantage of this
fine spring weather and are hustling
their work as fast as they can.
The Unitarians held the'r regular
monthly meeting here last Sunday.
"Several people attended the Easter
service at Swansboro.
Mr. Jesse Watson made a Lusine&a
trip to Jacksonville last week.
Mr. Oscar Wiggins went to Newpoit
Mr. Samuel Lilly has returned frrm
Newport lust week whore he lias It n
enployed in tho livery entahh t t
of LC Cm-roll..
the rascrnT-n c-
Fire Under Control Late Yesterday
Afternoon Loss $2o0,0Q0,0C3
Twelvt Square Mlloi of tho City In Rulno.
Other CitlH Hive Sever Shocks. -Scientist
Prodloti Farther .
, Convultlant. ;
Special to Journal: .. - -
San Francisco, April 19. The horrors
of the earthquake situation do not di
minish as time passes but on the other
hand they increase, Los Angeles, sooth
of this city and Santa Kosa, 60 miles to
the north have both been badly shaken
up. The outlying districts and neigh
boring cities, have, however, not suf
fered in the comparative degree that
San Francisco has. .' ' "....""'
The people have another danger to
face. Famine is threatening them and
it is stated that there is only 3 days
provisions in sight. The drinking water
supply also is growing less and the
failure of both may mean suffering end
authorities are endeavoring to moke
the arrangements to check it '
Chinese Quarters Destroyed.
' ' Two of the . most unique sections ef
the city where Chinese and Japanese
quarters have been were utterly obliter
ated.The light and frail structures which
they lived in fell easy prey to the earth
quake and a great many of the occu
pants were killed The number of Chin
ese killed will reach several thousand.
CHy Under Wllltary Rule:
Thousands of troops regulars and
militia are on duty and their service is
regarded' as rnost important -They rs
especially of good service in keep!. ,;
thieving operations at a minimum.
Three men have been, shot and kilk-A
who were caught stealing from th?
ruins . or from dead bodies. Solliers
have been given orders to shoot all per
sons whom they know to have been
stealing ' They force men to work at
the point of their pistols.
A Hundred Thousand Homeless
One of the most pitiful sights is ti
behold the starving homeless pea; It;
wandering in the ruins; some aim t
crazed with grief, looking for fri.
and valuables. It is stated that C
number of homeless ones will be in
creased to 100,000. -
The number of-dead is plicedat l.c
while the number of injured may i
3,000 or 5,000. The gov.
has sent tents and Con-v. s 1
appropriated 1,000,000 for i.
use. The governor has pro ' '
publicjholiday and urged that I
men and factory men may alio
help come to San Francisco ts '
clear up the debris. The j
filled with thousands of j . ; ' ;
for food and water to be ;iot ,
Flro Under Control.
At four .o'clock this i
the fire it was stated van
trol. The fire innuranee
will be given a severe s! i
all their obligations and r
forced to suspend. The r r
is estimated at $2.";0,0H),f: i !
thought to be very cm -i s
whole business theat re o ! 1
tionsarein ruins no J f
many millions tlien. '
loss ulnne is pre, it r t'
by any other city i: f
fire was control! -1 1 :
mite but nii.cy
the '.; 1 1 .