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VOIfcXniI. SALEM. OREGON, ' , FBinfeJLY 3, JW8
PERSIANS COMMIT H0MLE SLAUGHTER
BY WILD TROOPS
COSSACK HORDE BUTCHERS
MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
TWO THOUSAND KILLED
ENGLAND TO INTERFERE.
(United ITcm I.oimcl Wire.)
St. Petersburg, July 3. (Copy
right for United Pro.a AmoclntlonB)
Authentic ndvlccs received here
todny 8tnto that Tabriz is being
sacked by a cossack horde. The feol
dlers of tho shnh nro drunk nnd are
rioting through tho city killing men,
women nnd children. Mont of the
rnnln streets are blocked with bodies
of tho dend nnd acvoral thorough-
PEOPLES BARGAIN HOUSE -
IS NOW IN FULL HLAST AND WILL RE CONTINUED UNTIL ALL
OF OUR SUMMER GOODS ARE DISPOSED OF. WE ARE SIIOW-
1XG NO MERCY TO PRICES. OUR STOCK OF SUMMER GOODS
IS TOO LARGE AND MUST RE DISPOSED OF. EVERY ARTICLE
THROUGHOUT THE STORE IS
5,000 yards of white goods that
Ib worth double tho money, go!n,j
at Barga'n Prices. Yard
7 (J, 10, 12ttS 15,
18 AND UP
1,000 yards 'of Dresj Ginghams
nt Manufacturers' Cost. Yard
8 l-3, 10, 12
5,000 yards of this season's
Dress Goods nnd Silks cut away
down to the lowest prices.
The Store That Saves You Money
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' Frenzied nnd brutal cossacks, aro
running about tljo town burning
'houses nnd killing their occupant
Many, soldiers nro carrying: tho hoadjj,
of women and children.,.. on-their,
pikes. Over two thbusnnd people
hnvo already been butchered slnco
tho Eli nil's forces entered tho city j
Tho InBt report's received hero to
night say that tho rebels have taken
to arms to defend tholr women. Dei
pcrato street fighting Is going on In
all parts of tho city. Rachln'Knhn,
commander pf the shrill's forces is
trying desperately to marshall hN
forces nnd restore order, but he hat)
entirely lost control of tho nrmy un
der his command.
Women nnd children nro fleeing
from the city In all directions to es
cape tho horrlblo massacre. Reports
indicate that tho coisacks will not
cease the butchery until everyone In
tho city has boon killed.
Tho Bhnh's forces entered tho city
at nlghtfnll last evening after a fight
of two days before tho city. Tho
revolutionists had hold out stubborn
ly nnd Inck of food nnd ammunition
wnB nil thnt forced tho surrendor.
Between Sunday nnd InBt night 370
continued on puce five.)
GOING AT RARGAIN PRICES.
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Now is your tlmo for Bargains
in Millinery. . $5.00 Hats now
$2.7S; $7.00 Hats, $3.50; Chil
25, 49, 75, 98
If you want Bargains In this
seaeon's Lntett Garments, come
to the CHICAGO STORE and
look our stock through. $8.50
, NOW $4,50
18 suits, now 8.90
And So On.
At Bnrgain Prices. $1.00
Waists now 49c; $2.00 Waists
now 95c; $2.50 Waists now
TO BE THE
With dig program
HANDS, SPEECHES, PARADE,
ATHLETICS, IIAIIY SHOW AND
- WATER PAGEANT A PART OF
From tho boom.Iug of tho first gun
nt sunrho until the Inst strnlriB of
VHomo Sweet Home" hnvo died
away nt tho grand ball, and tho last
rocket has cleaved tho midnight air,
Salem will eclebrnto tho natlorfta
birthday as sho has never celebrated
It beforo.n All past attempts will bo
forgotten, nil provlous Fourths wjll
Blnk Into Inslgnlflcanco when meas
ured with tho fostlvltlOB of tomor
row. If tho thunder of Iho guns In tie
sunrlso saluto does not rouso all
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9:00 A. M. Concerts throughout tho down-town dUtrict by
tho Salem Military band, McElroy'a band, the Chemnwa Indian
band, tho Victor Point bnnd and the M. W. A. bnnd of Salem
among the best bandB in tho state.
9:30 A. M. Rolay rnco by crack BprlnterB, starting nt corner
of Court and Commercial etreotB, ending corner Commercial ani
10:00 A. M. Formation of parade W. D. Gibson, marshal
of tho day, D. R. YantlB, assistant.
10:30 A; M. Parade moves south on Front street to Ferrj,
east on Ferry to Commercial, north on Commercial to Court, east
on Court to Cottage, south on Cottage to State, west on State to
Commercial, north on Commercial to Marlon Square.
11:00 A. M. Exerslses at Marlon Squnro.
Music by tho bands.
Invocation Dr. J. R. Comer of tho Baptist church.
Song Mrs. Hallls Parish -Hinges,
Reading Declaration of Independence Wnlter C. WJnslow
Song Mrs. Hallls Parish Hinges.
Orator of tho Day Hon, WMHs S. Dunlway.
12:00 M, Adjournment for lunch.
1:30 P.-M. Street sport,
races, sack races, pony races, threo
2:30 P. M. Baby show In Marlon Square .program as fol fel fol
eows: Music by the band.
Judging the. babies and awarding of flrct, second and
third prizes for prettiest girl baby under 2, prettiest boy
baby under 2, fattest girl baby under 2, fattest boy baby
under 2, smallest baby under 2, baby with the longest
hair under 2, silk flag for youngest baby that can say
"Patton's Book Stoie" the plalnlit.
Freo scramble for fire works,
Races for children under 0, 10, 12.
3:30 P. M. Baseball Doublo header, Woodburn vi, Cherry
Pickers, Willamette Field.
0:00 P. M. Comic parade.
7:00 P. M. Water sports.
Lanco Races, Etc., Etc.
9:00 P. M. Magnificent Display of Fireworks.
9:30 P. M. Grand ball
Chance of a Lifetime
To again see for the.lat time "Fighting Bob Evans' Fleet"
' In San Francisco. At Vaudett, Court street, 5 cents. From 9,30
A. M. to 1:30 Pt M., July $,' Comic pictures In the evening.
pntriots from their beds,
by will bd drKwn to the down
(strict by the gentler mentis
For from early morning
lo nnrntie ie ready to start
is from five of the best bands
State- will fill tho streets, dls-
music of a character ca
J to stir the blood of, less pa-
ieoplo than the citizens of Sn-
tli'o, parade will -start. No
ectnele has ever been wll-
noiBOdjiln our city. It Is the con
summation of weeks of tireless ef
fort ojF-the part of tho committees
ntad th crowning glory of its solf
Never hnB more talent been gath
ered togethqr.lu thlg city thnn will
occupytho grandstand at Marlon
Square.. Hon. AVIIIIs S. Dunlwoy will
bo tho orator of the day. Mrs. Halite
Parish Vllngeai Salem's sweet slngor,
will klndlo the !as't' latent spark of
Dntroltlsm In thV dullest heart
Walterv,Vlnslow, tho rlelng young
lawyer of Salem, and already an
orator of reputation will rehearao
tho causes leading to the birth of,
Tho sports progrnm for tomorrow
Is especially worthy of consideration.
Probably no better distance rnco was
over run anywhere than tho four -
mllo relay race which will take placo
rcontlnupd on page Tour.),
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Including running races, bloycle
- logged raoe, etc, etc.
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IN CLEVELAND FIRE
SPARKS GETS AMONG EXPLO
SIVESFIVE STORY STRUC
TURE WAS CROWDED SOME
ESCAPE IY LEAPING.
(United I'rcw Leased Wire.)
Clevclnnd, July 3.' Fourth of
July celebration cost tlio lives of five
women, ono uoy nnu tno injury oi
'probably 100 girls nnd women today
when a patent torch exploded during
'a demonstration of JlreworkB In 'the
KreJges five-nud-ten-cent store hero
noon today. .
I Tho storo wn In n five-story brick
. building nnd employed 100 girls. It
'was crowded with customers, who
wore attracted particularly to tho
.0nQ Qf th? gr, 0 ,
uonionEtrntion overiurnu some nro
workjJ on a tnbie At th0 Dnni0 mo.
nio(it tho torch popped and' a sjlaVk!
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ijuw nnu iiiu uuiJiuubnuiyB. iuv i re
works sent BtrcnmB of flames into
the crowd and nboiit the room.
Tho women nnd girls Immediately
wero thrown into n wild" panic and
in tho dash for exits many wero
knocked down." Twenty-five women
escnped by way of the fire escapes.
More than 20 girls Bprang from tho
windows of the upper floors and fo'l
unconscious on tho sidewalk. Tlit
firemen rigged up their nets an
quickly as possible and cnught ninnv
who had feared to Jump before, but
I wero cut off from' escape;
j no stores in the neignuornood
wore turned Into hospitals and It Is
estimated that nt least 100 women
and girls were injured more or less
When the firemen finally wero ablo
to enter tho building, after the dense
smoke cleared, they found the bod
ies of five women nnd one boy in tho
basement. They wore bo bndly burn
ed they could not be Identified.
Tho women and boy nro supposed
to havo rushed Jnto n doorway load
ing to the bnsement by mlstnko and
to hnvo plunged down and perhnpB
rendered unconscious by tho fnll,
Death evidently resulted from Buffo
cation, Tho most distressing scones pre
vailed about tho fire during tho time
when tho firemen wore unable tn
enter the building and It wm not
known whether all-the. occupants hnd
The fire, starting In tho combus
tibles, spread with great rapidity nnd
tho firemen consider It a mlrnclo that
more wero not killed.
Many of those Injured in the
stampede wore small children who
had gone to the store with a few
cents to buy fireworks for tomorrow's
The firemen this afternoon hnve
gono over the whole building nnd re
port that the fivo persons who died
u tho basement were tho only one
who did. not escape. Tho panic nnd
flro caused the greatest excitement
this city has known since tho hor
rlblo disaster at the Colllngwood
I A shipment of the Instruments
and outfit of tho Coast and Geodetic
survey department of the U. S. gov
ernment was shipped' from Eugene
to Salem this' morning. It came by
expnai and was valued at $2200.
LOTTERIES ARE COMPELLED
TO TAKi3 TO COVER
Washington July3. Lottery and
prize contests promoters nro running
to cover under a sharp campaign
now being "conducted ngnlnBt them
by the postofllco department. It Is
estimated that Iho close scrutiny
now exercised over all publications
has resulted in tho exclusion from
tho secoiuUclnsa prlvilego of period
icals aggregating 25,000,000 circu
lation. These wero nil cheap publi
cations, bulging with "freo" offora
and prize contests nkln to lotterrles.
The department la also demanding
stricter compllnnco with the second
class rules In regard to requiring
pnld-ln-ndvanco subscriptions boforo
admitting to entry.
In nnother brnnch of tho depart
ment, postofllco InBpectorB nrcbudy
watching advertising fakirs., Tha
assistant attorney gonoral'B ofllco Is
tho Mcccn of nil nowfipnper men In
ftho cnpital Just now, with tho sum
mer denrth of nows on because thoro
Ib hnrdly' n dny that sovornl fraud
orders do not appear.
' Among ,nll tho yarlotlca of falrcs
uncovered by this brnncluof tho ser- .
vlco, by far the moat plentiful is
tho astrological, tho psychological,
clairvoyant, or Boeresa fraud. The?
arc tho folk who adVortlstf a com
plete Individual lifo-rondlng "fronr
tko jfetrB,; io.r a .small aum claim
ing nn individual horoBCopo, eta
Whn,tr tho-department .objects to Is
that' thclJO fnkira huvd'UorM(tfpp3,f,or
tlio 12 months all prepared In ad
vance, nnd dish them ant nccordlnjfc
to tho birth dntu of tho applicant:
Also, In a good many cbbcb, thd Bama
string of generalltlcB about temper
anient, love affairs, and bo on, ap
pears In ench horozcopo.
Sometimes, the inspector havo al
so discovered that thq learned .ad
vertiser doesn't ovon know np nstro
balo from a Plymouth Rock rooBtor.
2 IION'T CROWD ON THE
RIG BRIDGE ON THE ITH
Notico Ib hereby given that
some, of the strlngorn under- 5
nenth the foot walks on tho 9
steel brldgo nro not in good 9
condition and that tho walk? 5
will not sustain .any great fi
numbor of peoplo on tho S
Fourth. Therefore all nro r
warned not to congrognto on jjj
the walks during tho colebra-
tion. To do so may mean death
to hundreds. Special police S
will be .on duty to keop th'j g
crowds moving and pravqnt 5
too many going on tho brldgo jjj
nt a time. Help tho ofllco'-s jjj
nnd keep on tho sa o bUIo by
5 Fourth. J
SMALLPOX NO LONGER
A DANGEROUS DISEASE
Washington July 3. No longer Is
smallpox dreaded as a fatal disease.
but Is to bo regarded as ono In which
499 out of every 500 vlctlnm will
recover, Such' Is tho Information
gathered by tho Marino Hojpltnl an.l
Public Health Service
During the past six monthu, 23,
544 cnseB of thB dlfcoaao wore re
ported to the service. Out of this,
large number only 55 died.
Minnesota is orodlted with beinir
the banner smallpox state, having
5203 cases reported. In nil that
number there were only six deaths,
Texas had something of n record
along the same line, 3089 cnBos bo
ing reported from thcro, nnd only'
one denth. The third stnto Is Kansas
with 2332 cases and three deaths.
New York" had 031, cases and no
deaths, while Pennsylvania reports
only 11 cases and 'none 'fatal. Illi
nois came In with 1739 cases, none
fatal; and Ohio with 533 cases and
s, I. .