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SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1010
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Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 2. Charges
of Immorality have been filed against
the Rev. M. A. Casey, D. D., pastor
of the First Methodist church of Ta
coma, and as a result he has with
drawn from the ministry, md la at
present in Los Angeles, where ho
went hurriedly early this month.
Rev. Casey came hero from Ever
ett, .Wash., to assume the pastorate
of the First Methodist church, the
largest in the city. It was in Evcr
'ett that It Is alleged he became iu
Tolved with a young woman, and
prominont members of the church
there filed charges against him. That
ho knew of the impending blow is ev
ident now, as his last sermon
preached hero was in the nature of a
farewell to his large congregation.
He left the church directly after de
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livering his sermon and hastened to
Seattle, whoro ho caught a steamer
for California, Ho was expect"d to
return within two weeks, aud his
congregation knew nothing of the
cause of his, absence until today,
when the news of his trouble in liv
erett was made public.
Rev. Casey is a genial mau, end
was often called "Sunshine" Casey.
Ho succeeded Rev. Marlatt in Two
ma, when the latter was promoted
and became superintendent of tho
Seattle district. Casey was ordciued
to the ministry In Pueblo ?n JS92,
and was considered ono of the most
able and forceful preacher In the
Rev. Thomas E. Elliott, superin
tendent of the Tacoma diatribe, with
whom the charges against Casey
were filed, refused to niako public
the name of tho Kvorett jrtrl. lie
stated that Casey voluntarily with
drew from the ministry, but tli.it ho
made no comment concernluj; the
charges filed against him.
When asked as to what action the
church would take in tho matter,
Rev. Elliott said:
"At tho next conference I will pie
sent the charges and Casey's! with
drawal when his name is called, and
it then will devolve upon the confer
ence to take formal action in tbe mat
ter.. I can can say that there will be
no 'whitewashing' of the guilty, !i it
we aim, as far as possible, to protect,
the innocent in the matter."
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at tho close of business on Monday,
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IN IMPROVISED MORGUE
State Mine" Inspector and Assistants Trying to Determine
the Cause of the DisastersThe General Opinion Prevails
That Mine Owners Cannot Be Blamed for the Accident.
The lives of at least 85 men who labored deep In the earth
for th'oir dally bread, have beon snuffed out by oxploslon nnd
fire within tho last three days.
In addition to these, at least 2G others are missing, it is re
garded as almost certain that they, too, wero killed.
If this belief is well founded, 111 miners have gone to their
Fifty-two charred and twisted bodies have beten taken from
the wrecked tunnels of the Colo'vado Fuel aud Iron Company's
mine at Prlmero, Colo.
At least 24 men still are in 'the, mine. Even the officials of
the company hold out no hope that they are alive. '
Thirty-three bodies have boyn raised from tho Brodor mine
at Drakesboro, Ky., whtero thero'.wos a terrible explosion yester
day. Two miners are known to bo buried in the lower levels, and
a search Is being made for their bodies.
Two half suffocated miners were rescued from tho Shell
mine at South Bartonsvllle, 111?., last evening, wheno a fire oc
curred. Their condition is critical.
While the bodies are being brought to the surfoco at
these death holes, men are searching tho long sealed St. Paul
mine at Cherry, Ills., whoro more than 20 dead are ontombod.
Moilo than 300 miners os their lives when the St.Paul
mine burned out November 13, 1909.
Prlmero, Colo., Feb. 2. Lying in
long rows in the improvised morgue
near the tunnel mouth are the
bodies of 52 of the victims of. tho
disaster that wrecked tho mine of
tho Colorado Fuel and Iron Com
pany. Rescuers made several trips into
the shattered shaft today and on al
most every return carried with them
a charred and scarcely recognizable
mass that once had been a living
If there were 7C men in tho mino
when tho explosion occurred, and
this number Is tho most conserva
tive estimate, 2 4bodIes still Ho In
the debris filled tunnels. The mine
authorities expect to recover them
all before nightfall.
Paris, Feb. 2. Several cases of
typhoid wero roported to tho author
ities this morning, nnd an opldemic
is feared among those who have
used water from tho city's usual sup
ply. This water has been polluted
by the breaking of tho mains nnd
trunk sowors under the streots, and
tho health authorities have issued
warnings against its consumption.
Tho department of health is" urg
ing upon tho people tho necessity of
boiling tho water thoy use for dom
estic purposes. Its agents have
placnrded tho city with posters ad
vising this course. Physicians to
day aro Investigating tho stricken
Large Crowd Out and Every
body in Favor of Street
Tho taxpayers and resldonts of the
soventh ward responded 1 in good
numbers to tho requesfto ntfnd tho
bnn'quot and smoker glvon by the
boosters of that ward last night, and
tho spacious Townsend hall was
Tho roports of tho different com
mittees are as follows:
Tho committee having tho petition
for Bush Btreat reported that a ma
jority of the. property .qwnors have
signed the potitlon for a street Im
provement, said improvement to bo a
PARIS IN DANGER OF
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0 BODIES LAY1NB :
State Mine Inspector Jones and
ills assistants aro trying today to de
termine tho causo of tho disaster.
This, they declared, however, is all
Experienced minors who know
every turn and step of tho mine, are
unanimous in tho opinion that tho
company cannot bo blamed for tho'
accident. Tho mine, they say. was
of the safest in Colorado, and
tho officials also had taken every
precaution for tho safety of tholr
Three possible causes for tho dis
aster are being advanced today.
That ono of tho Korean omployes
disregarded ono of tho most strict of
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districts, and extreme measures, If
necessary, will bo taken to provent
a spread of tho dlssoaso.
Tho Solno is falling rapidly today
and now is practically within its
bounds. Tho authorities havo boon
permitted tho ubo of most of tho
bridges that were deemed unsafe,
and traffic is fast resuming its nor
Asldo from a few minor disturb
ances, tho polico had little- difficulty
today in restraining tho lawless ole
mont. Tho "Apaches" continued
their deprodntlons, but their disturb,
turbances were promptly quelled by
Salemites Capture Queen City
of French Prairie on Special
Train Over Oregon Electric.
Nearly a hundred of Salem's 11 vest
live boosters wont down to Wood
burn Tuesday night In n special train.
,over tho Orogon Elootrlc, to colobrutu
the opening of that road to business,'
The train pulled out nt 0-HO and1
was filled to standing room, and at
exactly 7:30 pulled into Woodburn,
where tho private houses and places
of business were Illuminated for the
occasion, tho morry booster's sing
"Wio'ro bore bpcauuo we're horo,"
and giving tho yells Improvised for
the occasion by a few of tho live
"Woodburn! Woodburn! Electric
Rah! Rah! Rah Wopdburn."
Thovo warn live reception commit
tee of Queen City boosters at tho
train to meet tho Salomitos, headed
by E. P. Morcom and Herbert L.
Gill, president nnd secretary of tho
Woodburn Commercial Club, and oth
er leading citizens.
There was an informal reception
nt tho Woodburn Social club rooms,
and then all proceeded to tho Odd
Fellows' hall, where E. P. Morcom
presided, nnd introduced Mayor
Scott, who delivored tho address of
Welcome. Thoro was a response
from Salem, nnd then u number of lo
cal talkfost specialists wero turned
.loose, with perfect satisfaction to the
large assemblage. Tho talks were
interspersed with songs nnd booster
yells, aud tho Salem quartet distin
guished Itself, and got a recall.
The more formal addresses were
delivered by Hon. T. B. Kay, presi
dent of tho Board of Trade; J. H.
Sottlemlre, who settled on the dona
tion land claim where Woodburn
now stands. Mr. Kay told of how
tho constructibn of the Oregon Elec
tric had stimulated tho growth of
Salem, and how hard surface paving
had doubled tho price of property on
Ultulithic for Woodburn.
J. H. Sottlemlre, announced that
tho contract had beon lot for paving
Front street, in Woodburn, for ton
blocks, and President Mprcom addod
that tho samo thing had boon cjono
p nlng First street. Tho band
played about 12 pieces strong with
flno effect,, and tho Queen City or
chestra -played sovoral selections. It
Is composed of now people, led by
Walter Beatey and his slstor, Miss
Emma Beatey, and . they make flno
Hit With tho Ladies.
Mrs. MoBhollo, presldo:itf,of tho
Women's club, was introduced, and
told of tho work done to boost tho
town by that organization. Sho said
thoy used to study pootry and an
cient history, but wero now taking
up civic probloms. Max O. Buren
made a characteristic talk and
wound up by proposing a collection
for tho benefit of tho Woman's club
library movement, when ho and Hal
Patton passed tholr hats and got
?32.21, which was handsomely ac
knowledged by tho ladles.
Hon. P. H. D'Arcy tried to swing
In wltii Pntton and Huron ns a pop
ular champion of thp ladles, but
made a wretched failuro by ackuowl
edging right at tho start that so far
no woman had beon willing to havo
him for a huBbana, and his heart
rwas In mourning. Hp caused a gre.tt
deal of mirth, and li entitled t" wear
tho bolt as tho pioneer booster. A
Huckostoln cotui udod the sposcli-
maklng with a stro r; plea for 'Ihq
whole county to g.-n-v vii.h Kale;..,
and that tho Intorest of ono section
was tho Intorest of all. Tho train
of boosters loft for Salom at 10:30,
and pulled bnck Into tho city on time
Tho crowd was Jolly all tho way
coming nnd going, and cortalnly woro
tho creamy bunch of Salem boost
Among tlioso who wont from this
city to tho jollification mooting In
Woodburn woro: F. L. Wood, Pr f.
W. I. Stnloy, LaRonda Plorco, X. A.
Loo, E. J. Parko, Paul Johnson, Will
McOllchrlst, Ed. Swazey, Clyde John
son, Ab. Magors", Potor Grabo. It.
B. Houston, T. B, Kay, H. C. I'jgls,
Gcorgo C. Will, C. S. Hamilton, E. It
AndoM.Mi, A. T. Meffltt, E. v. Bi ia,
Dr. I). M. Fields, .Tosoph Bnumxari
nor, August Huckostoln, E. M. ICploy,
Rolliu K. Pngo, Frank Mapes, J. II.
Lautorman, A. F. Hofer, Max O.
Buren, F. a. Lafky, Thomas Cau
Hold, Claude Hollo, Dr. T. C. Smith,
Jr., Sam Hughes, W. B. Gilson,
David Eyre, William Cummings, D.
A. White. Harluy White, U. J. Leh
man, E. T. Bnruuo, O. G. Moyors,
Houry Mayors, R. L, Farnum, E.
Eckorlen, L. P. Aldrich, Grant Corby
Frances Hchafor, John D. Turner, O.
I). Babcofk, J. N. Martin. E. 0.
Bonn, V. C. Sponcor, J. H. Scott, J.
B. Fisher and C. K. Lobold.
The first truln into Salom this
morning contained a number of Wood
burn peopla, and the first tlukoja spld
ovor tho Valley railroad were two
Uokots to Salom.
W;hHa tho boostor yell into Wood
burn" vras 'Woodburn'1 liojmlng out
of tho hall tho booster yell was:
"Cherries! Cherries! Rlpo in Juno!
Comu and see us mighty soon!
Capt. Riley Rescues Lieutenant
Valente at the Risk of His
FOUGHT FOR THE LADDER
Both' Riley nnd Vnlente Were Thrown
Back Into Bnsemcnt, and tho
Latter Fell Into n Pool ofWatsr,
Where Ho Wns Discovered Uncon-
San Francisco, ' ei). 2. At " tho
risk of his own Hfo and with an 6f-
fort that left him more dead than
alivo, Captain. Jno. J. Riley, of tho
local flro department, roscub'd((I.lou
tonnnt Eugono Valonto fron),death
In tho basotnent of the Morris
Brothers building at California nnd
Mnrkot streets today, when a fire
that for a tlmo threatened to bo
destroyed, was attracting tho atten
tion of all their comrades.
Tho firo started in tho basomout
and flvo firemen woro sent through
a door in tho sidewalk to fight It.
Thb smoko was so thick that thoy
woro soon nearly overcome. In a
panicky struggle to escape, they
fought for tho laddor.
In tho oxcltomont both Riley and
Vnlbnto wore thrown backwards in
to tho basement. Riley" rbcaverod
quickly and groping his way, Btartod
to climb to tho sldo walk, whon ho
noticed tho form of Valente.
Thk lioutonant was lying face
downward in apool of wator throe
inches deep nnd was uuconscloua
from tho smoke and tho effect of
By this tlmki Riley, himself, was
noarly ovorcomo. Hp tried In vain
to lift Valonto. Then his hand fell
upon a pleco or rope. Ho tied it
about tho fainted man's shouldors
and dragged him to tho laddor,
All of Rlloy's offorta to attract at
tention from tho outside wore futilo
as tho oxcltomont causiod by tho firo
aud tho noises In tho street above
drowned out his voice.
Ho then tied tho other ond of tho
ropo about his own shouldors and
with n superhuman effort, climbed,
to tho sidewalk, dragging his un,
consolous companion nftor him.
As ho pulled Valonto out of the.
holo, Rlloy falutod and tho two nmn,.
tlod togothor, with tho heavy ropa.
dropped bUq by sldo upon the pave-
Tho two firemen woro rushed to
tho harbor emergency hospltnl.
whoro thoy woie rovivod with groat
dlolllulty. Valonto hnd swallowed a
quant Ity of wator. Ho did not ro
gnln consciousness for moro than an
hour nftor tho doctors began work
ing on him.
Two womon who nro employed In
tho wholosnlo cigar storo of Horn
Brothors, whloh also was damaged,
fainted during tho oxqltom&nt, lut
woro quickly rovivod by nmbulanco
Tho wholosnlo grocery stook of
tho Morris firm and tho stock of
tliw Horn storo woro badly1 damugpd
by smoko and wator but tho actual
damago from firo was not heaVy.
Tho origin of tho flro Is unknown
Circuit Court In Scssiou Today,
Judge Galloway roturnod today
from his home at McMlnnvlllo and
convened tho oqulty dopartniont'Df
luo circuit court this afternoon tnt
1, o'clock. Sovoral aase havo bom
sot ahead for trial and tho court
-will now bo In fsofudon. until tho
cases on tho calendar nru dlsposod of
althor through trial or settlement
out of court.
Salom Girl Miirrlew
Marrlod nt Rot. A. Moore's rosj-
douQO. Mr. Thou. A. MQhJor of Port
land, to Miss Victoria O., Bassflold,
pf Snlem. Mr. Mohler' la an ora-
ployq of tho Southern Pacific in
Portland, he UiapTpy 'couple lft
ou the 3:30 car.