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THE AKGUB" WEDNESDAY. APlUL Z0, 1892.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
JARRED THE SLOPE.
A Vigorous Seismic Tremor
Shakes Up California.
WISHES AND VACAVILLE KUI1IER
Mncli llrttnirtlon Wrought In the Vi
cinity Walla Cracked it ml Thrown
Ion, Hoiiaea Moved Oat of Plat-,
nd Strrrta Filled with Uebrin l'.ople
Roncl Out of Their MrU to s-k
Safety in the Open No I'atklitten, Few
Feople Injured. Knt l.OO0.OOO in
Property lrt royr.l The Tremble Felt
Frinco Iletail or the Havoc,
Vacavili k, Oal , April 30. This town
seeniK to have been the center of a pre at
earthquake felioc. Main street presents a
picture that bcpg.trs description. The
thoroughfare is blocked with brick, lum
ber, mortar and tangled wires. There is
not a brick buildiuK the south side of
the street which was not more or les
wrecked, and some of them are total
lowt. The shock struck the town at just
Sr4'J o'clock a. m. and lasted fully three
quarters of a minute. The vibrations
vere at first from the southwest to north
east, and then changed suddenly to north
F.ffect of the Seiamie Tremor.
Fronts of buildings tumbled into the
Btreet, chimneys were twisted and torn as
If struck by a Kansas cyclone, a'ud the en
tire population rushed into the streets.
That there were no fatalities is little short
of miraculous, though there were a num
ber of very narrow escapes The fronts
re out of the Odd Fellow hall. Masonic
ball, Chittenden's grocery store, Hacke's
hardware store. Ha iu bo's cigar store.
Renms & Thomas' grocery store and Joe j
Jjonnvan s oarler shop. Davis' butcher
shop was a total loss.
Hurled I nder Brick and Mortar.
Will Pat ton and Tom Itogers were sleep
lng in the rear room, and were buried lie
Heath the brick mid mortar, but escaped
alive and almost unhu t. Kay Bennett's
saloon is also a total wreck. It was a two
story brick, and three young men were
sleeping in the tipper story. The front and
sides of the structure fell out wan, leaving
the beds sett inc on the verge. J. M. Mil
ler's drug store, Hewitt's jewelry estab
lishment ani iJluin Bros.' grocery were
A l ine Itl.x k Wrecked.
Piatt block, the finest in town, was al- I
most totally dest-oyed. Iu this biock
were located the Opera
Wells-rargo ohice. Crystal Bros', dry
floods store, C. K. Madd's urocery, Knter
prise office and McCalte's tin shop. The
Brunswick house, a larie two-story struct
ure, .1. V. Kennedy, proprietor, suffered
severely, almost every inch of plastering
being shaken from the walls of the lower
story. Smie of the citizi-ns have made
figures on the to.nl loss in town ami esti
mates place it at from fi.Vl.iKM) to .110,000.
One Man Severely Injured.
The residence of Carl Yates, about three
miles from Vacaville. was almost totally
demolished. l!ev. O. O. Kelkner, of San
Jose, was visiting there, and was very se
verely injured. He was frightfully cut
about the head and face, having no less
than a dozen wounds. The residence of
W. J. Dobbins, near town, is a complete
wreck. Miss Iu Dobbins was caught
by the falling debris, but escaped with a
fracture of the hand and a few painful
Don't Know How They Escaped.
Fred Hattou's brick house was also de
stroyed, the occupants escaping they can't
tell bow. Mrs. Davis' residence, one mile
south of Vacaville, was completely wreck
ed, the occupants having a close call for
their lives. J. A. Mulone's frame build
ing on Main street was turned and thrown
three feet toward the north by the vio
lence of the shock. His daughter had her
arms badly injured. Never liefore was
there such a visitation to beautiful Vaca
alley, and there is a feeling of gratitude
that no loss of life attended the disaster.
THE DAMAGE AT WINTERS.
A nniber of Houses Partly Wrecked
Kffect In the Count iy.
Wixteks, Cal., April ). A shock of
earthquake here at 2:4.1 a. m. yesterday
caused great damage. There is not a chim
ney stanuing in tow n. .Main street pre-
sents a badly wrecked appearance, although
the buildings are still standing. The large
new D. . Bliss hotel, at the junction of
Main street and Railroad avenue, suffered
considerably, much of the brick front fall-
ing into the street. There were about forty
guests asleep iu the hotel when the shock '
occurred, and men. women, and children murder of Stephens and Payne. Three
ran terror-stricken down-stairs. On reach- w" r bung ftr t. and at the huuging ail
ing the oflice they found the chairs in all other was implicated. The mob returned to
sorts of positions, the plaster having fallen" 'he J nd cred Albert Robinson and
and walls opened, and the furniture was' UDg ,V,m' -1 he, "I1? ,Hre
,, , . . . 7 strength at the phosphate mines, and it is
scattered in confusion. The kitchen was estimated that l,5no weapons are in their
also badly shaken, aud the wife of the ' posessiou, and future outbreaks are ex
cook, .V.rs. Roberts, waa rather severely pected any tin e.
hurt by falling piaster. . . '
Six Horse Huried bat Little Hart. I Ai.arcl 1st and Financier.
So far as known, she is the only person
receiving Injuries, although many mirac-
nlous escapes are reported. Crowds
gathered around the scenes of the greatest
wreck, and business men figured their
losses. The shelving in Day & Wyatt's
drugstore, near the hotel, was emptied of
its contents and the firm's losa will reach
!,.VI0. A great smoke was caused by the
mixing of chemicals in the wrecked store,
but fire was averted by Wyatt, who sleeps
iu. the store. Sixty feet of the fire wall
of the new Cradwick building on "Alain
street toppled westward upon the frame
roof of Judy IlroV. stables, and crashing
through completely buried six horses in
their stalls, though singularly, not badly
hurting them. "
Acted Like a Ultoul. '
Yesterday the school house just finished
' by con tractor Silas Carl, of Sacramento,
was to have been turned over to the
trustees. But the foundation was cracked. -
the chimneys thrown to the ground ana the
plaster di mnwe I The old school house is
so badly 'v recked that uo school was held
yesterday. The loss to the tow 11 is esti
mated at between fTO.oiH) and $100,000. .t
the grav yards tombstones were wrenched
around r completely shattered. Near
town the bank of Putah creek, ten feet
wide, cav nl in and, along the bottom of
the creek for a great distance were rents
made by the shock. West of here about
three niili s an acre of ground slid into the
1 armer'a House Hurned.
On the county road this side of the cave
are great cracks in the ground. Reports
are just-beginning to come iu of damage
in the country hereabouts. Two miles
southeast of Winters J. K. Wolfskill's
large house was totally wrecked. He was
asleep w.tb his wife when the walls
J crushed 1c, just missing the bed and sav
ing their lives. In Pleasant Valley a
lamp in J. X. Thissells' house was thrown
down. It exploded and fire followed. The
house was wholly consumed. In the resi
dence of J. A. Devilbliss a wall was sep
arated from the floor so that a man might
put his lej.- down the appertnre.
A I. iMtreaaltiff Kiiuior Afloat.
There is a distressing rumor afloat al out
the demolition of the little town of .Monti
cello, seventeen miles from Winters. There
is no raihoador telegraphic communica
tion then with, and at this time there is
no way of verifying report. W. J.
Pleasaut's house in Pleasant Valley was
wrenched from its foundation. From all
around come reports of wells filling up
with caving earth and narrow escapes
from awful fires and death. In the office
of The Express the forms were pied, type
emptied from cases, and the old Washing
ton hand press, weighing over a ton,
knocked o er.
Total Lorn or About 1,000.000.
Sax FltANCKco, April 30. The earth
quake of jeMerday morning, which was
felt all over the northern part of the state.
Was the mcst severe since the disturbance
of ISM. While many persons were injured
no deaths 1 ave been reported. The l.iss to
the pr'ipertr will probably reach $1, M, "'.
In this city but slight damage was done,
ouly one biilding collapsing. The shock
was distiiuUy felt all over the city, how
ever, and h mdreds rushed into the street
In their nigiit clothimr.
POPULATING A STATE.
It Is Inne in a Hay on the Oklahoma
I'lan Trouble at Oulhrie.
German, Aprl Yesterday morning
the Cheyen n.' ami Arapahoe country was
awidestreU hof land. unpopulated and just
as natiirethousandsaudthousaudsof years
ago left it iind p oHounced it 'Finished."
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"'K"1 llle iroiuiuenresoi vl
seiners curu-u up all over the territory.
The start w.is made at noon yesterday, the
signal beiiifi a gunfire, and iu an hour the
people who nad bivouacked along the lx,r
der all nighi were spread out all over the
(A LI tie Knit at tinthrle.
The ouly unpleasantness that marked
the settlement took place at the'tiuthrie
land office and was caused by t he arbi
trary aclioii of the officials. Numbers of
people had 1 ecu in line for days waiting to
file claims, md each place in the line w,is
a claim itselr'. Bin wheu the oflice opened
at noon toe register announced that
places in the line would not be reco;;iiized
This caused a rush and a struggle which
came near b-im; a riot. One man's head
was cut op-n with a revolver, and other
men and women were nearly crushed to
death. Order was restored, however, after
a while and hen there was uo trouble.
Went Away Promptly at Noon.
Hknnkssk", O. T., April JO. The boom
ers were sent away in the ra je for the line
promptly at noon, the signal being the
firing of a vo ley of musketry by a detach
ment of I'ui ed States troops. There was
tirt fliu.ilui ui,.1 , K. ..r..:- ..
1 w U v , ...iu , in. ciuiic 0 1 1 1 1 ; 1 nnA
insrlfeH lir tliw nTTir.c. ....ul ,.,
Shauka' Mare Va a (iuod Honr.
DoVKi:, O. T, April ai. The 2,000 laud
seekers at this plaoe started for Watongo
at noon yesterday us fast as their horses
or their legs could carry them. Most of
them were on foot, as the character of the
country made horseback riding difficult,
not to say dangerous.
WAS TO HAVE BEEN EXPECTED.
Too ood an Opportunity for Some Amer
ican "Lav and Order."
ATLANTA, April JO. Four negroes were
My ncbed ttt Inverness, near Oca'.a, Fla.,
yestmUy morning about 2 o'clock by a
ot 1M 0a Moumtv ei ht lMfm
groes were cnught, one of w liom was a
woman. She confessed, aud implicated
two others. All were taken from jail by a
masked mob. They were suspected of the
Iishun, April 30. A well dressed
Iishun, April 30. A well
stranger called at the house of
valho. ex-minuter of finance, Monday after
noon. He ref ised to give his name but
Was so pressiuk iu his anxiety to see the
ex-minister that eventually he was shown
Ui the study, vhere he covered Carvalho
with a revolver aud robbed him of 150
tnilreis. He was captured later and is be
lieved to be au tuaruhist.
I Horror at an Faster Hevlew.
1 Losixix, Apr 1 .20. Thousands of excur
sionists .Mini lay visited Hampstead
Heath. On their return a great rush was
made for the trains. In the crush some
one fell at the foot of a staircase of the
railway statioi , aud in a moment hun
dreds of persons above were thrown into a
struggling heaj. Two women and six
children were Killed, and thirteen others
were seriously i ijured.
HAVOC AT KENOSHA
Swept b Fire" Costing Half a
BAYED BY HELP FROM OUTSIDE.
The Whole Town In Ianirer or lleiug
Wiped Out Flames Fanned by the
Breere Destroy the Mattress Factory,
the Crib Works, and a Lumber Pile
Containing 3,000,000 Feet or Hard
wood Most Itisastroua Blaze in the
History of the Place.
Kenosha, Wis., April 20. Property
worth nearly fcsW.OOO was swept away
yesterday by the most disastrous conflag
ration in the history of Kenosha, and had
it u.H been for the timely aid of firemen
from other places the liest part of the city
would have leen destroyed. Flames broke
out at 3 o'clock iu the morning in the
Northwestern Wire Mattress company's
works on the lake front. A strong east
wind was blowing, and the blaze, which
started in the engine room, quickly
spread to the main building, a structure
100 by 5tHl feet and five stories high, and
and within ten minutes from the first
stroke of the alarm bell the entire struct
ure was a glow ing furnace. The Kenosha
Crib Company's works adjoining were
caught in the irresistible rush of wind
swept flame and soou lay a heap of smok
.ot Into Hi Lumber Piles.
A narrow wooden tramway connected
the building with a gigantic frame ware
house 100 feet to the south and despite the
efforts of the local fire department it, too,
was soou a seething mass of flames.which,
driven by the eastern blast, swept west
ward toward the great p'iles of seasoned
lumber which stretched away in unbrokeu
lines to Wisconsin street, 500 feet distant.
The main building, nearly tioo feet iu
length, took fire aud -sent great sheets of
flame across the narrow roadway into the
close packed piles of hardwood lumber be
yond. Help From OnUlilr Arrives.
At 8 o'clock a steamer arrived from
Harvard and one from Waukegan aud
joined nobly in the tight. The flames
spread to Baldwin's coal yard aud to Head
.i Sutherland's lumber yard and licked
up everything in their path. The tight
was continued till late in the aft rnoon be
fore the sister cities felt that Kenosha was
safe, and loading their apparatus on the
cars started tired and wet for home. The
mattress company's loss will foot up over
r.'Ta.SKiO; Ilea I & Sutherland's not less
than HO.0O0; Hannah & Jackson's, about
,000, and the B:in Wagon company,
about Si-V'. George S. Baldwin's loss
will not run ove fcj.200.
Will He Itebnilt at Onre.
The mattress works were fully insured.
Head & Sutherland carried iVo.tmo; Hau
nah A: .lacksou, t.".ooo, anil the Bain com
pany alsiut the same. The mattress works
will be rebuilt at once. There were T.mo,
000 feet of hardwood lumber in the yards
of the mattress company and about 5.iMl,
000 burned. If the aid from outside cities
had not come iu as promptly as it did
there is no doubt that the burned district
would have included the Bain shops uni
the business part of the town, and the
loss would have aggregated nearly .,-
MORE ELECTIONS IN ILLINOIS. i
License aud Anti-I.irenite the I-or in
Oik A.i, April 0. There iras another
series of municipal elections in this state
yesterday at which license, anti-licrb-e
and politics divided the honors. Sireaur
went Republican, Marshall voted "fi f
license, Peoria Democratic. C'iay
City anti-license, Oilman auti-liceiise,
Decatur Republican. Maroa and Mai. tic
license, Warren ditto, Pontiac anti-license,
Shawneetown anti-license, Alton Demo
cratic (high license), Carrolton anti
license, Mattoon mixed, Princeton draw
fight lietween lirense and anti-license,
Morrison license, Klgin license, Chrisman
In Some Other Towim.
At Waukegau honors were divided,
Sterling license, Kankakee Democratic.
Monmouth anti-license, Dauville elected
Republican police magistrate, marshal
and two alderman aud Democrats
elected four aldermen. Mount Ver
non temperance people elected police
judge and one alderman and
license people thre. aldermen, (mlena Re
publican, Duquoin license, Kltinghniu
Democratic, Charleston Republican. Cham
paign Republican, Mount Sterling license.
Mount Carmel license, Nashville anti
license, Rraceviile Republican.
WHAT ROCK ISLAND MEN WANT.
Shorter Time aud Higher pay All Along
St. .losKi-ii, Mo., April 20. The delegates
of the conductors aud t rainmen of the Rock
island road held two sessions yesterday
and finally succeeded iu adopting a sched
ule which will be presented to Manager
St. John with the request that it be made
effective May 1. The schedule asks
for a reduction of the run between Daven
port and Atchison by putting on an addi
tional crew, with the pay of conductors
increased to 1jU per month, aud one run
from Davenport to Chicago with increased
pay for conductors to $150 per month.
An Increase of Prom Sluts '!5. -
The new schedule will ask for au in
crease of pay on the St. Joseph -Phillips-burg
run from to $135, and on the
Phi I lipsburg -Colorado Springs run from
$li" to 15o. The run from Herringtou
Kan., to Uberul, Kan., is 'Jij miles, and an
increase of-pay will be asked for both con
ductors and trainmen.
The War with the Hustler.
CHKVKXSE, Wyo., April 'J0. The sus
pense here over the situatlou in Johnson
f ouuty is getting painful. With the wires
down and a storm raging Uti le ih it is
definite can lie heanl, although the towu is
flooded with rumors. General Brooke yes
terday telegraphed Governor Barber that '
he had learned unofficially that the troops
had left Fort McKinney on Sunday last
with the captured stockmen, houud for
No Loan for the Pair.
CllM Auo, Aprils'. Au appropriation or
nothing is what directors of the World's
fair want from congress. Yesterday the
directors decided to send seven members
oft In board to Washington at once to
uak j new arrangements before Congress
man Durlwrow's committee. The seven
directors are expected to leave Chicago
this evening and apear la-fore the World's
fair committee of "the house as soon as a
meeting can be nrratigi'd.
0RCEHED SLADE TO EMIGRATE.
A Spiritualist Gets m Had Deal at the
Duluth, April 21. Dr. Henry Slade, the
well-known spiritualist, has been here for
several weeks delivering lectures on spir
itualism to immense audiences. But be
will deliver no more in this city for niany
a day to come. For some days there have
been rumors among people about town
that Slade was indulging in vicious
practices. The authorities got
wind of his performances, aud
yesterday succeeded in entrapping
him. The landlord was so indignant
when he learned the Infamous character
of the man he was harboring that he
thrashed him soundly and then kicked
him into the street. He was then brought
before Mayor D. Autreniout, who ordered
him to leave town on the first train. He
left for Minneapolis.
The thermometer at Denison, Tex.,stood
90 degrees in the shade.
E. B. Woolworth's yarn mill at Oris
kany Falls, X. , was burned.
M. .?. Hart, a Jew, and Miss McArdle,
a Roman Cat holic, were married at Jack
Many of the Sisseton reservation boom
ars giving up their claims; they 6ay
the land is worthless.
Rosvvell Smith, president of The Cen
tury Publishing company, Xew York, is
dead" of Bright's disease.
In a fight between officers and moon
shiners in Arkansas, one of the outlaws
was killed ami two were captured.
San Antonio is stirred upover numerous
incendiary tires, and 500 volunteers are
helping the police iu trying to detect the
Mrs. Sarah J. Richards, iu charge of the
field hospitals ot the Second army corps
during the late rebellion, is dead at Philr
delphia. California was visited by an earthquake
shock which did considerable damage to
property in a number of tow ns, notably in
Munoz, the Spanish anarchist, has con
fessed that at a recent anarchist meeting
lots were drawn to decide who should kill
the lMy king.
The remains of Joseph McCnllougb, of
Pittsburg, were found in one of the set
tling basins of the Grand avenue reservoir
in St. 1 you is,
A passenger train encountered a hail
storm near Antlers, I. T.f w hich shattered
the glass doors and all the windows on
one side of the train.
It is said that, part of the facts concern
ing the cattlemen's fight in Wyoming
have been suppressed; four more men are
reported to have been killed at the T. A.
Colonel Humbert's French expedition
into Africa was surrounded by a great
force under Chief Samory, armed with
modern rifles; but the natives did not
know how to use their weapons and were
defeated with great loss.
A letter was written to Gladstone ask
ing him to advocate women sufl'rage. The
G. O. M. replies on both side of the ques
tion, but his principal points are that he is
too old to lake up a new- issue and t hat
the necessity or desirability of the move
ment is not plain, as -the women them
selves are far from being a unit in the de
maud for a vote.
Xnde and Horribly Mutilated.
ClIK.'Auo, April 20. Yesterday morning
the terribly mutilated body of a young
woman was discovered floating iu the lake.
Both legs had been cut off be
low the knee, and a deep cut
extended across the abdomen. The
body was entirely mule. while
the identity of the remains is not com
plete the police are of the opinion that the
body is that of Mrs. Amelia Miller, a hand
some willow, w ho threatened to kill hei
srlf liecause a charge of infanticide had
been brought against her. It is believrd
that the mutilation was done by a pio
peller. o thance.
"Hair cut' asked the agreeable bar
ber of tie baldheaded mau.
"Xo use." was the reply; "couldn't
get even that way. My hair cut uie,
thoujjb, a dozen vears ago." Xew York
Why He Coughed.
First Wakeful tin sUfpin s-ar) What's
that old rooster coughing so violently
Kecord Wakeful He's sucked it pil
low down his wiiidxiie. I presume.
Why does this man stare so ? Ho
is simply listening to the marvelous
cures effected by Dr. Pierce's Gold
en Medical Discovery.
The following case illustrates :
February Mth, 1890,
World's Dtspensart Mcdical Associa
tion. Buffalo, N". Y.:
Oen!lmen A remarkable case has occurred
in our territory. J. ti. Urrry, a man about
ttiirty years of ajre, was xoiag down rapidly.
He tried physician after physician, patent
medicines. Dome receipts in fact, everything-.
He went to a notei sanitarium nad returned
so better. Wj all tbouiriit he was dying: wita
consumption, aaJ only a Tew weeks of Ufa
were left for 'tain.
He comtnenel "Golden Mcdical Discov
ery," ani at lh 8ini9 time commenced to
mend. Il lias uM shout two dozen bottles,
and t still using it. Hi has pained in weight,
color and str-nirtb, and is ublo to do light
work, it is just such s caso as we should
have listened to rataer suspiciously, but when
we see it we must bolievu it.
It has trebled our salusof "Golden Medical
JOHN IIACKETT t BOS,
Drug-gists, ltoanoke, lad.
Ia all bronchial, thro:U and lung
affections, lingering coughs, spitting
of blood, weak lungs and kindred
ailments, the ' Discovery w effects
the most marvelous cures. .
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This firm have the exclusive sale for this county of tte
Pianos arjd Oro-ais,
WEBER, STUYVESANT, DECKEII BROS., WHEEL0CK
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and' FAR
RAND & V0TEY ORGANS.
rA full line tiro of email Musical mr handle. We l.c in oi:r . niii!. a f r--.';.. tt0T-.ir
Ladies, we wish to call your attention to the
grandest display of OXFORDS ever shown in
this vicinity, which includes all the new styles.
Our goods are made by the best manufac
turers and are noted for their perfect tit. snle
Ask to see
City 'Bus and Express Line.
Telephone Rock Island or Harper Hotels for buss or W
waon and you will receive pron pt attenrioii
TIMBEKLAKE & SPENCEF, Props.
DAVIS & CO.
Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Gas and Steam Fitting,
A. complete lineof Pipe, Brass Goods, Packing Ho".
Firebrick, Etc. Largest and beet equip
establishment west of Chicago.
DAVIS IBLOCK, MoUne, 111.
1622 Second Ave.
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